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2 years 7 months ago

Lobos hand Falcons worst home loss ever

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Drew Gordon and Kendall Williams both scored 13 points in limited duty as New Mexico handed Air Force its worst home loss ever, 81-42 Tuesday night. With their third straight win, the Lobos (18-4, 4-2) moved within a half-game of Mountain West co-leaders No....

2 years 7 months ago

Rams upset 13th ranked San Diego State

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Wes Eikmeier scored 19 points and Will Bell added 17, helping Colorado State beat No. 13 San Diego State 77-60 on Saturday for its first home win over a ranked team in more than eight years. The Rams (14-6, 3-2 Mountain West) frustrated the fatigued...

2 years 7 months ago

Falcons fall in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Hank Thorns scored 22 points and TCU held on to beat Air Force 59-56 on Wednesday night in men's basketball. J.R. Cadot added 13 points for TCU (12-7, 2-2 Mountain West). He was 7 for 7 from the free-throw line and also led the Horned...

2 years 8 months ago

Falcons win fourth straight

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - It wasn't easy or pretty, but the Air Force men's basketball team will enter Mountain West Conference play riding a four-game winning streak. Todd Fletcher led four Falcons in double figures with 15 points, and freshman Kamryn Williams had his first career double-double in...

2 years 8 months ago

Buffs beat Huskies for fifth straight win

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Carlon Brown scored 18 points and Colorado used balanced scoring to defeat Washington 87-69 on Thursday night. Spencer Dinwiddie and Austin Dufault had 13 points each Colorado (10-4, 2-0 Pac-12), which had five players in double figures. Askia Booker added 12 and Nate Tomlinson 11 for...

2 years 8 months ago

Rams down Bears in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Dorian Green scored a career high 36 points in leading Colorado State to its first road win, beating Northern Colorado 92-78 on Thursday night. Green was 8 for 10 on 3-pointers and had two, four-point plays for Colorado State (7-4). Green's previous career-best was 21 points....

2 years 9 months ago

Lyons leads Falcons past Wright State

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored 15 points and Air Force put cold-shooting Wright State away in the first half Wednesday night in a 55-34 victory. Lyons finished 5-for-10 from the field, including three 3-pointers, for Air Force (4-2). Mike Fitzgerald added nine points as the Falcons...

2 years 9 months ago

Seventh ranked Dukies pound Rams

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Freshman Austin Rivers scored 17 points to help No. 7 Duke beat Colorado State 87-64 on Wednesday night. Andre Dawkins added 15 first-half points for the Blue Devils (8-1), who were playing their first game since last week's lopsided loss at Ohio State. Duke had no...

2 years 9 months ago

Buffs beat Bulldogs in Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Andre Roberson had a career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds, Spencer Dinwiddie scored 15 points and Colorado beat Fresno State 71-64 in men's basketball on Wednesday night. Austin Dufault had 13 points for the Buffaloes (5-3), who have won 27 straight against non-conference opponents at home....

2 years 9 months ago

Falcons rally falls short against Drake

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Ben Simons scored 16 points, Rayvonte Rice added 15, and Drake survived a wild finish to beat Air Force 62-60 Saturday in a Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge men's basketball game Saturday. Drake led the entire game, but almost found itself on the losing end after...

2 years 9 months ago

Rams edge Buffs on late layup

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Dorian Green made a layup with 9.5 seconds left to give Colorado State a 65-64 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night. Wes Eikmeier had 19 points for the Rams (5-2), who have won three straight, and Green finished with nine. Spencer Dinwiddie matched a career-high...

2 years 9 months ago

Falcons lose heartbreaker to Buffs

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Askia Booker hit a 3-pointer and Andre Roberson got a key block and layup in overtime to help Colorado to a 76-73 victory over Air Force on Wednesday night. Nate Tomlinson led Colorado (3-2) with 19 points on 4 of 7 shooting from 3-point...

2 years 9 months ago

CSU beats Manhattan in overtime

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Wes Eikmeier scored six of his 23 points in overtime as Colorado State defeated Manhattan 91-86 Tuesday night in a consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Eikmeier made 11 of his 12 free-throw attempts. Dorian Green added 17 points for Colorado State (4-2). Michael...

3 years 5 months ago

Buffs lose heartbreaker in NIT Final 4

NEW YORK (AP) - JaMychal Green scored 22 points, Trevor Releford scored the go-ahead basket in the closing seconds, and top-seeded Alabama withstood a late rally to beat Colorado 62-61 in the NIT semifinals Tuesday night. Releford finished with 13 points for the Crimson Tide (25-11), who advanced to play...

3 years 5 months ago

NIT Final Four kicks off Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) - All four coaches in the NIT semifinals gathered for photos Monday, three wearing snappy suits and ties. Anthony Grant sported a red Alabama pullover. If the Crimson Tide coach wanted to remind everyone which team was his, there was good reason. Grant took as many questions,...

3 years 6 months ago

Northern Colorado falls in Tourney opener

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Kawhi Leonard had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and second-seeded San Diego State survived Devon Beitzel's scoring burst to win its first NCAA tournament game, 68-50 over Northern Colorado on Thursday. The Aztecs (33-2) had their hands full with the Bears of the Big Sky early,...

3 years 6 months ago

Buffs win NIT opener

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Alec Burks had 27 points and seven rebounds, Cory Higgins scored 25 points and top-seeded Colorado beat Texas Southern 88-74 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night. Freshman Andre Roberson had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Buffaloes (22-13), who...

3 years 6 months ago

Rams lose NIT opener to Fairfield

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Yorel Hawkins scored 17 points and Fairfield's defense shut down Colorado State in a 62-60 victory in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night Ryan Olander added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Fairfield (25-7), winners of six of seven. The Stags forced...

3 years 6 months ago

Air Force kicks off CIT Tournament Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) - Former NCAA tournament darlings Northern Iowa and Valparaiso highlight the 24 teams selected to play in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Air Force also received a bid to the CIT Tourney. The Falcons will host North Dakota Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Clune Arena. If Air...

3 years 6 months ago

Jayhawks beat Buffs in Big-12 semifinals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Marcus and Markieff Morris personally outscored Colorado 17-4 during one stretch of the first half, pulling No. 2 Kansas out of a deep early deficit and leading the second-ranked Jayhawks past Colorado 90-83 Friday night in the Big 12 tournament semifinals. Marcus, the younger of...

3 years 6 months ago

CSU falls to New Mexico

LAS VEGAS (AP) - New Mexico earned a shot at beating BYU for a third time by outlasting Colorado State 67-61 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament Thursday. Drew Gordon had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds and Kendall Williams, the league's freshman of the...

3 years 6 months ago

Buffs win again in Big 12 Tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Cory Higgins scored 28 points, Alec Burks had 24 and Colorado beat No. 19 Kansas State for the third time this season, ousting the Wildcats 87-75 on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals. Colorado (21-12), after losing nine in a row to Kansas State,...

3 years 6 months ago

Buffs win opener in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alec Burks scored 25 of his 29 points in the second half and Colorado unleashed a 12-2 run in the final minutes to slip past 12th-seeded Iowa State 77-75 Wednesday in a hard-fought first-round game in the Big 12 tournament. Jake Anderson had a career-high...

3 years 6 months ago

Three Falcons receive All-Conference nods

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference announced its 2010-11 men's basketball awards today. The league's nine men's head coaches, along with a select media panel, picked the all-Conference teams, as well as the coach, player, newcomer, freshman, sixth man and defensive awards. BYU head coach Dave Rose...

3 years 6 months ago

Falcons rally in second half to beat TCU

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored 20 points and Air Force hit five free throws in the final 38.5 seconds for a 70-65 come-from-behind victory over Texas Christian on Wednesday night. After trailing 34-27 at the break, Air Force (15-13, 6-9 Mountain West) opened the second half...

3 years 6 months ago

Buffs tourney hopes take setback in Iowa

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Freshman Calvin Godfrey scored a career-high 23 points and Iowa State beat Colorado 95-90 Wednesday night, damaging the Buffaloes' hopes for an NCAA tournament bid. Scott Christopherson added 17 for the Cyclones (16-14, 3-12 Big 12), who have won two straight after dropping 10 in a...

3 years 6 months ago

Eberhart steps down at CSU-Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. - CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves' head men's basketball coach, Patrick Eberhart, resigned his position with CSU-Pueblo, director of athletics Joe Folda announced Wednesday. Eberhart, who was hired prior to the 2005-06 season, was just the fifth head men's basketball coach in CSU-Pueblo history. In his time with the ThunderWolves, CSU-Pueblo...

3 years 6 months ago

Falcons suprise CSU in men's hoops

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored 21 points and Air Force's swarming defense held Colorado State scoreless for nearly nine minutes in the second half, propelling the Falcons to a 74-57 win over the Rams on Saturday. Todd Fletcher and Tom Fow each had 13 points and...

3 years 6 months ago

Buffs upset 5th ranked Longhorns

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado overcame a 22-point first-half deficit to upset No. 5 Texas 91-89 on Saturday behind 33 points from Alec Burks and 21 from Levi Knutson. Colorado (18-11, 7-7 Big 12) was down 48-33 at halftime, but the Longhorns (24-5, 13-2), who used their superior size and...

3 years 6 months ago

Falcons lose close one in Laramie

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Amath M'Baye scored a career-high 27 points and Adam Waddell blocked the potential game-winning shot at the buzzer, helping Wyoming hold off Air Force 63-61 in men's basketball on Wednesday night. Francisco Cruz added 14 for the Cowboys (10-17, 3-10 Mountain West). Tom Fow had 12...

3 years 6 months ago

Buffs blown out by top ranked Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Markieff Morris had 26 points and 15 rebounds and No. 1 Kansas bounced back from a lopsided loss to Kansas State with an 89-63 victory over Colorado, the Buffaloes' 28th straight defeat in Lawrence. Brady Morningstar hit his first four 3-pointers to help the Jayhawks (25-2,...

3 years 6 months ago

UNLV hangs on to beat CSU

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Oscar Bellfield scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half and Anthony Marshall added 16, helping UNLV hold off Colorado State for a 68-61 win on Saturday night. The Rebels (20-7, 8-5 Mountain West) have won 20 games for a fifth straight season....

3 years 7 months ago

Rams win third straight!

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Greg Smith snagged a double-double, scoring 19 points and pulling down 10 rebounds, to boost Colorado State over TCU 69-55 on Wednesday night. The Rams (18-7, 8-3 Mountain West) led most of the game and were ahead as many as 14 points early in the...

3 years 7 months ago

Falcons fall in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tre'Von Willis had 13 points to lead UNLV over Air Force 49-42 on Tuesday night in the lowest-scoring game of the season for both teams. Willis went 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. He also had four rebounds and four assists. The Rebels (19-7, 7-5...

3 years 7 months ago

Aggies rally to beat Buffs

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Nathan Walkup scored 18 points and B.J. Holmes added 13, including a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime, as No. 22 Texas A&M rallied for a 73-70 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night. The Aggies (18-5, 5-4 Big 12) snapped a...

3 years 7 months ago

BYU - Air Force is a sellout!

Wednesday's men's basketball game between the 7th ranked BYU Cougars and Air Force is a sellout. It's the first sellout at Clune Arena since November of 2009. The Cougars are lead by guard Jimmer Fredette who is a candidate to be the national player of the year. Fredette leads...

3 years 7 months ago

CSU almost pulls off major upset

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - D.J. Gay sank a jumper with 1.8 seconds left to lift seventh-ranked San Diego State past Colorado State 56-54 Wednesday night. Gay, who has a reputation for coming through in the clutch, then hauled in the long inbounds pass as the buzzer sounded and his...

3 years 7 months ago

Lobos blow out Falcons at Clune

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Drew Gordon led four New Mexico players in double figures with a game-high 17 points and Steve Alford earned his 400th career victory as a college head coach as the Lobos defeated Air Force 75-61 Tuesday night. Alford, in his 20th year of coaching...

3 years 7 months ago

Buffs snap four-game losing streak

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Alec Burks had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Colorado snapped a four-game skid with a 95-69 victory over Iowa State in front of a sparse crowd on a frigid Tuesday night. Four teammates also scored in double figures, including Cory Higgins with 16, as the...

3 years 7 months ago

Rams edge Falcons in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Travis Franklin scored 21 points and made two late free throws to help Colorado State hold off Air Force 69-66 Wednesday night. Andy Ogide had 15 points and reserve Pierce Hornung added 13 for the Rams (14-6, 4-2 Mountain West), winners of three of four....

3 years 7 months ago

Rams win big in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Travis Franklin scored 24 points, including 18 in the second half, to lead Colorado State to a 78-63 victory over UNLV on Wednesday night. Franklin not only scored six points during an 11-2 run that Colorado State (13-5, 3-1 Mountain West) used to take a 42-33...

3 years 7 months ago

Huskers end Buffs winning streak

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Toney McCray matched his career high with 18 points and Nebraska defeated Colorado 79-67 on Tuesday night, ending the Buffaloes' seven-game winning streak. Jorge Brian Diaz had 14 points on 7-for-8 shooting and Lance Jeter and Drake Beranek added 10 apiece for the Cornhuskers (14-4, 2-2)....

3 years 8 months ago

Buffs down Hoosiers in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Cory Higgins had 22 points and four steals to lead Colorado to a 78-69 victory over Indiana in the consolation game of the Las Vegas Classic on Thursday night. Marcus Relphorde added 14 points, and Levi Knutson and Austin Dufault scored 10 each for the Buffaloes...

3 years 8 months ago

Falcons fall in Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Cameron Jones scored 19 points and Northern Arizona shot 54.5 percent from the floor against one of the nation's stingiest defenses in a 74-63 victory over Air Force on Wednesday night. Shane Johannsen had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Eric Platt added 12 points for...

3 years 9 months ago

ThunderWolves edge Tigers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Senior forward Brady Ohlsen recorded career rebound No. 600, but Colorado College dropped a 63-61 decision in overtime to Division II Colorado State University-Pueblo on Tuesday night at Reid Gymnasium. The Tigers had a chance to tie the game at the final buzzer, only to...

3 years 9 months ago

Falcons edge Evansville in men's hoops

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons' free throw with 3 seconds to play was the difference as Air Force defeated Evansville 57-56 on Sunday. Lyons, who scored 20 points to lead the Falcons (5-1), was fouled by Colt Ryan and made the first of two free-throw attempts. ...

3 years 9 months ago

Fow leads Falcons past Northridge

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Tom Fow scored a season-high 22 points, and Air Force's defense held Cal State Northridge to 34 percent shooting in a 72-63 victory on Thursday night Fow made 4 of 8 3-point attempts for the Falcons (4-1). Todd Fletcher had 15 points and Taylor...

4 years 5 months ago

Bzdelik leaves CU for Wake Forest

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A person familiar with Wake Forest's coaching search says the Demon Deacons have selected Colorado's Jeff Bzdelik as their new men's basketball coach. Bzdelik has been in Winston-Salem since Monday, the person told The Associated Press Tuesday, speaking the condition of anonymity because the formal announcement...

4 years 6 months ago

Buffs bow out of Big-12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - John Roberson scored 19 points, Nick Okorie added 18 and Texas Tech overcame a sloppy start defensively to open the Big 12 tournament with an 82-67 victory over Colorado on Wednesday. Texas Tech (17-14) has been plagued by shoddy defense since reaching No. 16 in...

4 years 6 months ago

Aztecs beat Falcons in regular season finale

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Malcolm Thomas and Kawhi Leonard each scored 18 points as San Diego State defeated Air Force 61-42 in men's college basketball Saturday night. The Aztecs (22-8, 11-5 Mountain West) finished the regular season by winning six of seven, and they beat the Falcons (9-20,...

4 years 6 months ago

Utes hold Falcons to season low

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Marshall Henderson scored 16 points, and Utah held Air Force to a season-low points total in a 54-43 men's basketball win on Wednesday night. Henderson scored in double figures for the 11th straight game. The Utes (13-14, 6-7 Mountain West) earned a sixth straight...

4 years 7 months ago

Falcons drop heartbraker to CSU

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Andy Ogide scored 12 points and Colorado State made three free throws in the closing minutes as the Rams topped Air Force 51-47 in men's basketball Tuesday night. Colorado State (15-9, 6-4 Mountain West) trailed 29-21 at the half but clamped down on defense...

4 years 7 months ago

Falcons fall to Aztecs in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Freshman Kawhi Leonard scored 15 points to lead San Diego State to a 70-48 win over Air Force on Tuesday night. Malcolm Thomas added 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Aztecs (16-6, 5-3 Mountain West) raised their home record to 24-6 against the Falcons. Reserve...

4 years 7 months ago

Falcons lose 22nd straight MWC game

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Kendall Wallace made his first four 3-point attempts of the second half to boost UNLV to a 60-50 victory over Air Force on Tuesday night. The Rebels took the lead in the second half when Wallace's 3-pointer gave them a 26-24 lead with 18:06 left. Wallace...

4 years 8 months ago

Buffs upset Bears in men's hoops

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Cory Higgins scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, and Colorado pulled away to upset No. 22 Baylor 78-71 on Tuesday night, ending a nine-game winless streak stretching back three years against ranked opponents. Marcus Relphorde added 17 points and Alec Burks 16...

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