After winning one of the most thrilling and wackiest bowl games in recent memory, the Colorado State Rams football team isn’t watching its highlight reels.
Kapri Bibbs ran for 169 yards on 27 carries and three touchdowns and quarterback Garrett Grayson threw for 369 yards and two touchdowns as the Rams won the New Mexico Bowl.
Dorian Green scored 17 of his 26 points in the first half and eighth-seeded Colorado State used good shooting and great rebounding to run away from No. 9 Missouri 84-72 Thursday night in the NCAA tournament.
Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.
Louisville’s pressure. Jim Boeheim’s postgame press conferences. HAVOC. Coach K’s drive for five. Get pumped, people — it’s tourney time!
The Buffaloes have NCAA Tournament experience and really defend. Colorado is good enough to win two games in the field of 68.
Larry Eustachy’s squad has won 26 straight games at home and compiled a 19-4 record this season. They have a 6-2 record in the Mountain West Conference.
The Mountain West will add a football championship game next season when it expands to the requisite dozen schools, which will be split into two divisions.
Steve Fairchild made Texas a priority as a recruiting area for Colorado State. The fourth-year coach was rewarded when he announced Wednesday that 10 Texans had were part of the Rams’ 27-member recruiting class of 2011.