Smith Leads CSU Over UTEP For 21st Straight Home Win
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Greg Smith scored 18 points to lead Colorado State to its sixth straight victory, beating UTEP 62-58 on Wednesday night.
Colton Iverson added 17 points as the Rams (12-2) added to the nation’s fourth-longest home winning streak – 21 in a row.
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Colorado State took a 56-55 lead on a hook shot by Iverson with 2:24 left. Washburn and Konner Tucker missed 3-pointers before Eikmeier buried a baseline jumper, and the Rams broke the press to set up Iverson’s dunk to make it 60-55 with 14 seconds left.
Washburn’s 3-pointer cut it to 60-58, but Smith finished UTEP with two free throws in the last six seconds.
By DALE BUBLITZ, Associated Press
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