Denver vs Colorado State

Colorado St. 79, Denver 75


FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Wes Eikmeier scored 22 points and Jesse Carr made three free throws in the final 21 seconds as Colorado State held off Denver 79-75 Wednesday night.

Greg Smith added 17 points for the Rams (11-4). Dorian Green had 15 points for Colorado State, which won its sixth straight.

The Pioneers' Brian Stafford led all scorers with 24 points, including all 10 free throw attempts. Chris Udofia had 15 points for Denver (13-4), off to its best Division I start in school history.

The Pioneers, the nation's second-best free throw team, made 25 of 34 foul shots.

Colorado State pushed its lead to double figures twice, the last time when Smith buried a 3-pointer with 8:19 left to make it 59-49. Stafford's two free throws got Denver within 76-73, but Carr sank two free throws for the Rams. After a basket by the Pioneers' Brett Olson, Carr hit one more.

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Denver Pioneers
C. Udofia, F286-92-440515
R. Lewis, F221-57-125349
B. Olson, G384-52-210112
B. Stafford, G366-710-1002524
C. Hallam, G323-51-22457
R. O'Neale322-33-43248
B. Foeman70-00-00110
T. Hallam30-10-00010
J. Coughlin10-00-00010
C. Griffin10-00-00000
Totals 22-3525-3418122775
Colorado State Rams
G. Smith, F326-94-470217
W. Bell, F204-61-16059
W. Eikmeier, G396-1610-1003322
D. Green, G325-85-730415
K. Sabas, G241-31-10023
J. Carr320-17-84237
P. Hornung203-40-03156
C. Calcaterra10-00-00000
Totals 25-4728-312462479
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-421-10106
No. Dak. St.11-519-10104
S. Dak. St.8-815-16207
Western Ill.5-118-19325
Oral Roberts4-128-22282

Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Colorado St.12-420-980
Boise St.11-518-959
Fresno St.9-717-1199
New Mexico9-816-1384
San Diego St8-816-12101
San Jose St.7-914-13167
Utah St.7-1013-15177
Air Force4-1211-18256
Other games
Nwstern 64 Final
Michigan 66
St John's 64 Final
MU 83
Syracuse 79 Final
Kentucky 68 Final
Auburn 53
Missouri 76 Final
Iowa St 69
Kansas 81 Final