In its first season under coach Larry Eustachy, Colorado State will open the NCAA tournament Thursday against Missouri.
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.
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.
The Mountain West will add a football championship game next season when it expands to the requisite dozen schools, which will be split into two divisions.
Dorian Green hit six clutch free throws among his season-high 24 points to lead Colorado State over UNLV 66-61 on Saturday night.
Maybe Colorado could get used to this college basketball thing.
Dorian Green scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, leading Colorado State back from a 16-point deficit to upset No. 17 UNLV 66-59 on Wednesday night.
Members of Conference USA and current and future members of the Mountain West are taking a bigger-is-better approach to college sports leagues.