Boise State Wins Season Opener

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - La'Shard Anderson went 6-of-6 from the free throw line in the final 35 seconds and finished with a game-high 26 points as Boise State edged Loyola Marymount 90-87 on Friday.

Paul Noonan and Kurt Cunningham added 16 apiece for Boise State in the opening game of the Karl Tyler Chevrolet Grizzly Tournament at the University of Montana in Missoula.

Loyola junior Larry Davis missed a chance for the tie as time expired. Davis paced the Lions with 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting off the bench.

Anderson led an early second half surge with seven points as the Broncos opened a lead that swelled to 10 with just over 16 minutes
remaining in the game.