Spartans Fight Back But Fall Short Against Boise State

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sabrina Ma made three 3-pointers in a 21-point outing to lead San José State, but the Spartans (3-14, 1-15 MW) fell 78-70 to Boise State (16-14, 11-6 MW) after a near comeback in the fourth quarter on Thursday night in the first of their two final home games of the season.

  • The Spartans trailed by 17 points entering the fourth quarter, but they battled back, forcing four Boise State turnovers and converting at the free throw line to get it to within six points with 22 seconds remaining
  • The Spartans defense held the Broncos without a field goal for the last 6:32 of the contest
  • Despite the loss, the Spartans were able to force the Broncos to turn the ball over 21 times
  • SJSU converted those turnovers into 28 points
  • The Spartans closed out the game on a 23-10 run in the final 6:32
  • Marisa Davis-Jones came out strong down the stretch, scoring eight of her 14 points in the final 2:38 of the game
  • Jada Holland finished with 14 points and extended her steal streak to 25 games

UP NEXT: The Spartans will play in their final home game on Saturday afternoon against Fresno State. Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m.
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