If Colorado State does indeed make the NCAA Tournament, they can point to Wednesday night's win over UNLV as the reason why. Ever since the Rams pulled the upset, they've been all over Bracketology discourse, with most experts agreeing that Colorado State should be in the field of 68.
One of those experts is SB Nation's Chris Dobbertean, who has the Rams as one of the last four teams in the field.
Colorado State (18-10, 7-6 MWC, RPI: 22, SOS: 4, non-conf. SOS: 40)
The Rams jumped back into the field after Wednesday's home win over UNLV, which completed a Moby Arena sweep of the top three from the Mountain West. Colorado State's computer numbers are excellent, but that's more because of the teams they've lost to (at Duke, UNLV, New Mexico, Northern Iowa and Southern Miss. at home) than their wins. Plus, a 4-9 record away from Fort Collins isn't something to be proud of. Tim Miles' team has one last chance to improve upon that mark before the Mountain West tournament, as a difficult trip to Air Force is on tap for Saturday.
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