Sometimes during the dog days of August, NFL training camp talk turns to hoops and hardwood.
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.
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.
The CSU Rams men’s basketball team is back in the Top 25 in the nation’s two major polls.
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.
Colorado State has exercised its option to extend men’s basketball coach Larry Eustachy’s contract through the 2018-19 season.
Seventy-two hours after firing athletic director Jack Graham, Colorado State University announced that football coach Jim McElwain has signed a new five-year contract through 2019.
Colorado State University President Tony Frank has fired athletic director Jack Graham, saying Friday the two had irreconcilable differences of opinion over the direction of the department.