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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