For many seasons its was the University of Colorado that led the way in basketball for the state of Colorado, but with CSU’s recent string of success, there’s been a changing of the guard.
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.
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.
Gian Clavell scored a career-high 17 points, Joe De Ciman scored a career-high tying 15, and unbeaten Colorado State easily defeated Division II Arkansas-Fort Smith 88-60 on Saturday to win its tenth straight game.
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.
J.J. Avila had 21 points and 11 rebounds, John Gillon scored 20 and Colorado State knocked off Missouri State 76-61 Wednesday 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.