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Cougar women head to Boise for first road game of 2019

The 3-0 Cougs are ready to hit the road for their first road test of the season.

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It’s been a week and a half since Washington State women’s basketball last hit the court, picking up a 17 point win over BYU in Pullman. But that stretch ends Wednesday night as the Cougs return to the court for their first road game of the season.

Borislava Hristova will lead WSU out of the tunnel against Boise State tonight in the Idaho.

So far this season, as expected, “Bobbi Buckets” has been the star for Washington State. Hristova is averaging 23 points per game, good for 3rd in the Pac-12. She also moved into sole possession of second place on the program all-time scoring list, currently with 1,745. The senior needs just 223 points to move into first place, passing Jeanne Eggart’s record of 1,967.

Hristova is going to need another big game against a good Boise State squad. The Broncos are coming off their third Mountain West Tournament championship in four seasons. Boise State earned an NCAA Tournament bid and nearly upset Oregon State, losing 80-75 in overtime.

As for the Cougs, they’ve looked good to start the season, but road games are a completely different animal. Washington State has lost eight straight true games, and haven’t won on the road since a December 30, 2018 victory at Washington.

Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. Wednesday night from Boise. The Broncos will stream the game live on their website here.

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