John Gillon scored a career-high 25 points, converting a critical three-point play in the final minute as No. 24 Colorado State overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit to beat Boise State 71-65 on Wednesday night.
Igor Hadziomerovic and Derrick Marks scored 12 points apiece and Boise State cruised past Adams State 78-49 on Tuesday night.
Air Force of the Mountain West Conference will face Western Michigan of the Mid-American Conference in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
Following Colorado State’s 58-20 rout of New Mexico on Saturday the Rams moved up to No. 21 in both the Associated Press and Coaches’ polls.
So what needs to happen for the Rams to earn a spot in one of this year’s big bowls? CBS4’s Mark Haass answers that question.
Mike MacIntyre is concerned about his team’s psyche. The Buffaloes dropped another heartbreaker on Saturday, falling in double overtime to No. 25 UCLA on Brett Hundley’s TD keeper. They also lost 59-56 to Cal in two OTs on Sept. 27
As much as coach Troy Calhoun wanted to reject the notion that this was a signature win for his recovering program, the Air Force players didn’t deny their 28-14 domination of Boise State was the kind of statement that will reverberate across the country.
After an anemic offensive showing in its season opener, Boise State proved its offense is plenty potent Saturday night as the Broncos exploded for 676 yards in a 37-24 victory over Colorado State in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.
Grant Hedrick is a capable replacement for quarterback Joe Southwick. The redshirt junior verified that Saturday night for Boise State.
Senior Michael Lyons figured he would go from driving the lane to carpooling to his awaiting desk job once he hoisted his final jumper at Air Force.