The Colorado State Rams are still stinging after being stiff-armed out of the NCAA Tournament, but as a consolation the pulled a No. 1 seed in the National Invitation Tournament, something they unenthusiastically accepted.
Colorado State head coach Larry Eustachy wasn’t much for talking following the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee’s snub of his Rams team that finished the season with a school record 27 wins.
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.
J.J. Avila scored 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Colorado State past Utah State 75-70 Saturday night.
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.