The Colorado State Rams (12-4, 1-0) finish up a four-game homestand against the the Boise State Broncos (10-6, 0-1) on Tuesday night, and put their seven-game winning streak to the test. After knocking off the TCU Horned Frogs in double-overtime on Saturday night, the Rams hope to stay perfect in Mountain West Conference play. Meanwhile, the Broncos have lost their last two games and five of their last seven overall.
The matchup features two high-powered offenses. Boise State ranks a respectable 50th overall in the nation in points per game (75.4) and 75th in field goal percentage (46.2%), while the Rams average the 54th most points per game (75.3) and a stunningly high field-goal percentage of 49.8 percent, which ranks sixth overall in Division I.
The Broncos have a well-rounded offensive attack led by Anthony Drmic and Kenny Buckner, but everyone has struggled in recent games as the competition has gotten tougher for Boise State. The Rams lean heavily on junior guard Wes Eikmeier, who leads the team with 17.4 points per game on 43.8% shooting. Eikmeier has scored 15 points or more in four of the last five games, including 21 points in the hard-fought win over TCU.
Here are some details to help you find the game on Tuesday night:
Game date, time: 8:00 p.m. MT, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012
Location: Moby Arena, Fort Collins, CO.
Radio: AM 560 (Denver), AM 600 (Fort Collins)
TV: The Mtn.
Spread: The Rams are currently favored by 6.5 points. The over/under is currently set at 149 points.
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