Sources: Rice headed for Boise State

Gonzaga associate head coach Leon Rice has accepted the head coaching job at Boise State, multiple sources told ESPN.com on Thursday.

Rice worked under Gonzaga coach Mark Few for the past 11 seasons. Rice replaces Greg Graham, who was fired on March 12.

Rice had previously worked at Yakima Community College in Washington and Oregon. He has strong ties in the Northwest.

Andy Katz is a senior writer for ESPN.com.