In a Mountain West matchup between intrastate rivals, the Colorado St. Rams dominated the game for all 40 minutes and earned a convincing 67-49 win over Air Force. With the victory, the Rams moved within a game of second place in the conference.
The Rams had three players score in double-figures, including Pierce Hornung who completely dominated the game with a team-high 23 points and a team-high 17 rebounds. Dorian Green scored 12 points and dished our four assists, while Wes Eikmeier scored 10 points on just 3/15 shooting from the field. Despite not shooting the ball well from the field, the Rams took advantage of their height advantage to out-rebound the Falcons by 17.
In the loss, only two players from Air Force were able to score in double-figures. Michael Lyons led the way with 16 points on 6/13 shooting, while Mike Fitzgerald scored 15.
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