Bumping, banging and leaving Colorado State with a whole lot of bruises, top-seeded Louisville is into the Midwest Region semifinals.
Dorian Green scored 17 of his 26 points in the first half and eighth-seeded Colorado State used good shooting and great rebounding to run away from No. 9 Missouri 84-72 Thursday night in the NCAA tournament.
Larry Eustachy is making his second-consecutive appearance in the tournament, this year with CSU — the fourth team he’s led to the NCAAs.
In its first season under coach Larry Eustachy, Colorado State will open the NCAA tournament Thursday against Missouri.
Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.
Senior Michael Lyons figured he would go from driving the lane to carpooling to his awaiting desk job once he hoisted his final jumper at Air Force.
Anthony Marshall’s short jumper just inside the free-throw line with 7 seconds left to lift UNLV to a 61-59 victory over No. 22 CSU on Wednesday night.
The buzz in the CSU locker room was all about the basketball polls Monday – and that was even before the Rams learned they had cracked the rankings for the first time since 1954.
Larry Eustachy’s squad has won 26 straight games at home and compiled a 19-4 record this season. They have a 6-2 record in the Mountain West Conference.
Tony Snell scored 23 points and No. 15 New Mexico held off a late Colorado State rally Wednesday night for a 66-61 victory.