Mountain West Conference
Colorado State defeated Wyoming 95-92 in triple overtime Friday in the semifinals of the Mountain West women’s championships in Las Vegas.
Spencer Butterfield’s 3-pointer and subsequent go-ahead free throws, after a Colorado State technical foul, keyed Utah State’s 73-69 comeback victory over the Rams in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament.
Tre’ Coggins scored 27 points and Marek Olesinski added 19 as Air Force pulled away in the latter part of the second half for a 77-62 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night.
The season for any NCAA men’s basketball team is a long grind, but this week fans of the University of Denver Pioneers certainly had reason to cheer.
Colorado State will play Washington State in the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 21.
The football game between Fresno State and the University of Colorado in Boulder was postponed on Friday because of flooding that’s devastating the state.
Larry Eustachy has agreed to a new contract that will keep him at Colorado State through the 2017-18 season and that has options for three additional seasons.
UNLV coach Dave Rice wrote two words on a wipe-off board in the Rebels’ locker room before Friday night’s semifinal game against Colorado State in the Mountain West Conference tournament.
Wes Eikmeier scored 18 points and second-seeded Colorado State held off Fresno State 67-61 Wednesday in the Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Anthony Bennett scored 23 points and UNLV defeated Air Force 72-56 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference on Wednesday.