CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Travis Franklin had 25 points and nine rebounds, leading Colorado State to a 63-58 victory over Southern Mississippi in the Cancun Governor’s Cup championship on Friday night.
The Rams (8-3), who trailed 29-24 at halftime, have won four straight and six of eight. They won three games in Cancun by a combined 15 points.READ MORE: Denver School Board Votes To Censure Tay Anderson
Andy Ogide scored 15 for Colorado State, which made 18 of 21 free throws. Franklin also had three steals.READ MORE: Suzanne Morphew Murder: Judge Decides To Move Forward With Barry Morphew Trial
Gary Flowers had 22 points and nine rebounds for the Golden Eagles (9-2), who had won four straight. Reserve LaShay Page made three 3-pointers and scored 14.
R.L. Horton made a 3-pointer with 2:03 left to give Southern Miss a 56-55 lead but Colorado State responded with a 7-0 run. Franklin made two foul shots, Ogide had a three-point play, and Jesse Carr capped the surge with two free throws with 31 seconds remaining.MORE NEWS: Multi-Vehicle Crash East Of Silverthorne Causing 2 Hour Delays On Westbound I-70
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)