Rams Continue Push For NCAA Tournament Spot With Win Against Air Force

Has Colorado State done enough to secure an NCAA Tournament bid?

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Colorado St. Vs. Air Force Score Update: Rams Pick Up Key Road Win

Heading into the final game of the regular-season, the Colorado St. Rams were still searching for their first road victory in Mountain West play. Knowing that a victory would help secure a potential spot in the NCAA Tournament, the Rams took advantage of a strong offensive performance to earn a 75-65 victory over Air Force.

The Rams shot 54.2% from the field as a team in the win, with Wes Eikmeier leading the way with a game-high 23 points on 6/13 shooting from the field. Colorado St. hit 9/16 attempts from behind the three-point line, with Eikmeier and Dorian Green combining to hit 7/12. Green finished with 16 points, six rebounds and three assists.

Air Force was led by Michael Lyons and Mike Fitzgerald, who combined to score 34 points on 11/24 shooting. The Falcons executed their offense at a high level throughout the game, dishing out 22 assists and committing only 11 turnovers.

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Colorado St. Vs. Air Force Score Update: Rams Hold Slight Advantage

After earning a huge home victory over UNLV, the Colorado St. Rams entered their matchup with Air Force knowing that a victory would provide a huge boost in their quest for an NCAA Tournament spot. However, with their struggles on the road in Mountain West play, it should come as no surprise that the Rams only hold a slight 37-34 advantage over the Falcons after 20 minutes of action.

Colorado St. executed its offense at a high level in the opening half, shooting 53.6% from the field as a team. Dorian Green was the primary offensive option, as he led the way with 10 points on 4/7 shooting. The Rams shot the ball well from behind the three-point line, hitting 5/10 attempts.

The Falcons were able to stay in the game thanks to some impressive shooting from behind the arc. The Falcons hit 8/11 three-point attempts, with Michael Lyons draining 3/4. Lyons and Mike Fitzgerald each netted nine points in the opening half, while Taylor Broekhuis added five points.

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Colorado State Vs. Air Force Preview: Rams Out To Keep NCAA Dreams Alive

Colorado State takes on Air Force in a pivotal game on Saturday afternoon.

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