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Former Yak to Boise State

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 Spokane, WA--

    Sources in Spokane and Boise have confirmed to SWX that longtime Gonzaga assistant men's basketball coach Leon Rice has accepted the head coaching job at Boise State.

     Rice has been a part of the Gonzaga coaching staff since Mark Few took over the program in 1999, and was elevated to "associate head coach" in 2007.

    Boise State is expected to introduce rice as their new head coach at a press conference Friday afternoon.

     Rice was the head coach at Yakima Valley college prior to going to Spokane.