San Diego State had an 11 point lead on Boise State down the stretch and led by eight with as little as 2:43 to play, but the Broncos were able to rally all the way back to tie the game before the Aztecs' Jamaal Franklin buried a three-pointer in the final second to give his team a 65-62 victory.
Chase Tapley led San Diego St. with 20 points on 8-14 shooter, and the hero of the afternoon, Franklin, finished with 19. The Aztecs shot 51.1% from the field, including 56.3% from three-point range.
The Broncos also shot well from distance (44.4%) and they were better on the glass than SDSU, but they had trouble scoring inside and committed two more turnovers than the Aztecs. Anthony Drmic finished with 19 points to lead Boise State.
With the win, SDSU advanced to Friday's Mountain West tournament semifinal round.