Bumping, banging and leaving Colorado State with a whole lot of bruises, top-seeded Louisville is into the Midwest Region semifinals.
Wes Eikmeier scored 18 points and second-seeded Colorado State held off Fresno State 67-61 Wednesday in the Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Colorado State needed a win to gain a high seed in the upcoming Mountain West Conference tournament. And the Rams had to do it with point guard Dorian Green watching much of the game from the sideline.
Kendall Williams sank a Mountain West Conference record 10 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 46 points and No. 16 New Mexico ended No. 22 Colorado State’s 27-game home-court winning streak 91-82 Saturday.
Larry Eustachy wants 24th-ranked Colorado State to be better than good.
CSU’s wild victory over the San Diego State Aztecs on Wednesday night in noisy Moby Arena featured 15 lead changes and 11 ties.
Dorian Green had 15 points to lead five Colorado State players scoring in double figures, and the Rams’ defense clamped down on Wyoming for a 65-46 victory on Saturday night.
Pierce Hornung had 23 points and 13 rebounds as Colorado State extended its home winning streak to 25, defeating Boise State 77-57 Wednesday night.
Dorian Green had 17 points as each of Colorado State’s starters scored in double figures in a 74-63 victory against Fresno State on Saturday night.
No visitor has walked out of Moby Arena a winner since Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy led Southern Miss to a victory at the Rams’ ear-splitting, high-altitude auditorium back in November 2011.