Colorado St. stages furious rally to down San Diego St.

Posted at 9:06 PM, Jan 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 23:06:09-05

SAN DIEGO — Colorado State rallied from an early barrage from San Diego State, completing the largest comeback in Mountain West and school history on a four-point play by sophomore John Tonje in the final minute that propelled the Rams to a 70-67 win over the Aztecs Saturday afternoon at Viejas Arena.

With the win, the Rams improved to 6-1 on the year and 3-0 in the conference, while the Aztecs dropped to 6-2 and 0-1 in the league.

CSU had five players in double figures, led by junior Adam Thistlewood and sophomore David Roddy with 15 points each, as Roddy also added 12 rebounds for his third straight double-double.

Moore finished with 13 points and five rebounds, while Tonje and sophomore Isaiah Stevens each had 11, with Stevens adding a game-high nine assists.

San Diego State had four in double digits, paced by Terrell Gomez with 19 points.

The Rams will wrap up their first road Mountain West games of the year in a rematch with the Aztecs, Jan. 4, 2021 in Viejas Arena.