Sports Update

In Sports from United Press International

Sports Update

In Sports from United Press International

Fresno's Edwards suspended for hit

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Fresno State defensive back Kendall Edwards was suspended for one game Tuesday for a flagrant personal foul in the Boise State game last week.

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Arizona takes lead over Braves
By United Press International

Boise St. 35, Fresno St. 30

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The 10th-ranked Fresno State Bulldogs saw their remote chance for a national championship come to an end Friday night when they let a 14-point lead get away and

Buffaloes try to hook 'Horns

Oklahoma began to restore its reputation as a national power last season with three impressive October wins. A year later, another Big 12 Conference school is i
By United Press International

Think Tank Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank Wrap-Up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events, and position statements released by various think t

Boise St. 41, Tulsa 10

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Ryan Dinwiddie passed for a career-high 405 yards and four touchdowns -- three to Jeb Putzier -- as Boise State routed Tulsa, 41-10, in a Western Athletic Confe
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Boise State
Boise State head coach Chris Petersen holds the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Trophy after Boise State defeated Oklahoma 43-42 in overtime at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on January 1, 2007. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)

Boise State University is a public university located in Boise, Idaho. Originally founded in 1932 by the Episcopal Church, the university became an independent institution in 1934, and has been awarding baccalaureate and master degrees since 1965. As of 2009, the university has over 70,000 living alumni.

Ranked among the top 100 Regional Universities in the Western United States by the U.S. News & World Report, Boise State offers 201 degrees in 190 fields of study. With nearly 20,000 students, Boise State is both the largest and fastest-growing institution of higher education in the state of Idaho.

Boise State was founded in 1932 as Boise Junior College by the Episcopal Church. After two years the school became independent, and, in 1940, moved from St. Margaret's Hall to its present site along the south bank of the Boise River between Capitol Boulevard and Broadway Avenue.

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