Colorado State’s J.J. Avila moved up to the Mountain West Conference first team and CSU’s Daniel Bejarano earned second-team honors for the second consecutive season.
The cohesion was instant at CSU, even with all the transfers and junior college additions.
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.
Daniel Bejarano had 25 points, including a career-high six 3-pointers, and Tiel Daniels added 20, helping Colorado State extend its winning streak to 11 games by beating Denver 85-84 on Friday night.
J.J. Avila scored 19 points and Daniel Bejarano sealed the victory by grabbing a rebound off a missed free throw in the final seconds as CSU beat CU 62-60 Wednesday night to extend the best start in school history.
The CU Buffaloes men’s basketball team barely beat the CSU Rams in their annual matchup last year.
Stanton Kidd had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead Colorado State to an 80-70 win over Georgia State on Friday night.
Daniel Bejarano had 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and Colorado State beat Montana 83-66 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.
Colorado State was already off to a slow start against No. 5 San Diego State when coach Larry Eustachy decided to bench Daniel Bejarano, the Rams’ second-leading scorer and leading rebounder.
Daniel Bejarano drilled back-to-back 3-pointers to give Colorado State the lead and push the Rams to a 74-68 win over rival Air Force Saturday.