by Tom Pedersen
Canyon High grad Rachel Bowers has been a key contributor to the success of the Mountain West Champion, Boise State women’s basketball team. The freshman forward has played off the bench for the Broncos in every game, with 104 rebounds and scoring 195 points while leading the team with a .559 shooting percentage.
As league and league tournament champions, Boise State earned an automatic bid to the “The Big Dance.”
Boise State, 28-4 overall, plays the first round of the national championship tournament this Saturday in Corvallis Oregon. Their opponent will be Oregon State, 24-7 overall.