Colorado State University basketball star J.J. Avila has been named Mountain West Player of the Week just as the Rams jumped back into the Top 25.
The Mountain West Conference has suspended two basketball players involved in a scrum in the CSU-Air Force game over the weekend.
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.
The cohesion was instant at CSU, even with all the transfers and junior college additions.
Mike Bobo steps in for Jim McElwain, who led the Rams to their fourth 10-win regular season before leaving for Florida.
Colorado State is turning to another high-profile Southeastern Conference assistant to run its program, bringing in Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo as head coach.
No. 24 Colorado State won its 12th straight game to extend the best start in school history with a 75-54 victory over Charleston Southern on Monday night.
The CSU Rams men’s basketball team is back in the Top 25 in the nation’s two major polls.
Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.
First there was shock, then confusion. But in the two weeks since Colorado State saw head coach Jim McElwain leave for Florida, it has found a way to move on.