Bumping, banging and leaving Colorado State with a whole lot of bruises, top-seeded Louisville is into the Midwest Region semifinals.
Larry Eustachy is making his second-consecutive appearance in the tournament, this year with CSU — the fourth team he’s led to the NCAAs.
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.
Derrick Marks scored 33 of his career-high 38 points in the second half to lead Boise State to a 78-65 victory over Colorado State on Saturday night.
Wes Eikmeier scored 18 points for CSU, and a defensive adjustment shut down Fresno State’s Kevin Olekaibe in the second half of the Rams’ 74-67 victory on Wednesday night.
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.
Greg Smith scored 28 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and CSU held off the Wolf Pack to win its fourth straight contest in a 73-69 win over Nevada on 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.
Tony Snell scored 23 points and No. 15 New Mexico held off a late Colorado State rally Wednesday night for a 66-61 victory.