COLORADO STATE RAMS NEWS

Rams win season opener, pull away late from Sacramento State

Read this story at CSURams.com The Colorado State men’s basketball team used key runs in second half to earn a 72-61 win over Sacramento State in the 2017-18 season opener for both squads, Nov. 10. The Rams had three players finish in double digits on a night when they led for all but about 30 seconds. After the visiting Hornets took a 35-34 lead on a three to open the final 20 minutes...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago

PODCAST: How CSU can beat Boise for the first time, Rams hoops season tips off

Colorado State men’s and women’s basketball tip their seasons off tonight in a double header, starting with the women at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m. inside Moby Arena. Get ready for those games with a preview of the men’s team — who will lead in scoring and rebounding etc. — including a quick preview for CSU – Sacramento State. Read the interview with Prentiss Nixon for Mile...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago

It’s win-or-else time for CSU against Boise State

After suffering their second Mountain West loss in as many weeks, the Colorado State Rams are in win-only mode to keep their hopes of a Mountain West Mountain Division title alive. CSU hosts Boise State this weekend in a game they must win to keep a conference title game bid in play. At 4-2 in the MW, the Rams will also need help down the line after last weekend’s loss to Wyoming...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago

Prentiss the Playmaker: CSU’s junior guard eyes the NCAA Tournament

This story originally appeared in Mile High Sports Magazine. Read the full digital edition. What’s the point of a point guard? Even though basketball revolves around scoring, and even with the scoring prowess displayed by Prentiss Nixon, he knows his importance lies more in facilitating his teammates than filling up the hoop. “I can score; that’s not a problem,” Nixon, the junior...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago

Everything you need to know for Boise State at Colorado State football

Boise State (7-2, 5-0 Mountain West) at Colorado State (6-4, 4-2) When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Sonny Lubick Field TV: CBS Sports Network Radio: KARS-FM 102.9, KDCO-AM 1340 Tickets: General admission tickets are available for as low as $35 at csurams.com. Weather: The forecast calls for 32 degrees and cloudy. Coaches: Mike Bobo (20-16 at CSU, third season). Bryan Harsin (38-11...

CU Buffaloes, CSU Rams basketball teams add talented prospects in early signing period

The early signing period for college basketball began Wednesday and the University of Colorado and Colorado State secured high-profile prospects to their respective rosters. The NCAA allows student athletes to sign National Letters of Intent for eligibility starting the 2018-19 season from now until Nov. 15. The regular signing period reopens April 11. Here is a closer look at who...

CU Buffaloes, CSU Rams basketball teams add talented prospects in early signing period

The early signing period for college basketball began Wednesday and the University of Colorado and Colorado State secured high-profile prospects to their respective rosters. The NCAA allows student athletes to sign National Letters of Intent for eligibility starting the 2018-19 season from now until Nov. 15. The regular signing period reopens April 11. Here is a closer look at who...
Via The Denver Post
15 days ago

College football 2017 Week 11 predictions

With the season quickly coming to a close, many teams are scrambling to salvage their seasons, jockeying for decent bowls berth or making the final push for a playoff spot in January. Desperation produces some of the best football of the season, and there will be plenty of desperate teams this week.With multiple ranked-vs.-ranked games, this week promises to be one of the best of...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

CSU Rams football recalibrates goals through home stretch with Mountain West title hopes faded

FORT COLLINS — The pure spectacle of last Saturday’s Border War isn’t lost on Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo days later, as the Georgia native recalled walking out of the second-half tunnel in Laramie, looking up into the white abyss above War Memorial Stadium, and thinking: “I ain’t ever played in snow. This is going to be pretty fun.” But of course, it wasn’t. Not even...

CSU Rams football recalibrates goals through home stretch with Mountain West title hopes faded

FORT COLLINS — The pure spectacle of last Saturday’s Border War isn’t lost on Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo days later, as the Georgia native recalled walking out of the second-half tunnel in Laramie, looking up into the white abyss above War Memorial Stadium, and thinking: “I ain’t ever played in snow. This is going to be pretty fun.” But of course, it wasn’t. Not even...
Via The Denver Post
16 days ago

PODCAST: Previewing CSU men’s basketball with Ryan Krous

Colorado State Rams football lost Saturday to another rival, this time, the Wyoming Cowboys. How’d the Rams lose? We take a look at that, and why that loss was so defeating in terms of CSU’s chances of playing in that coveted Mountain West Championship game. Did Mike Bobo coach too conservatively during the second half of that game? We explore that, and touch on the loss of Izzy...
Via Mile High Sports
16 days ago

CSU’s Golditch a semifinalist for Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year

Read this story at CSURams.com Colorado State University senior offensive lineman Zack Golditch is among 20 semifinalists for the inaugural Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year award. Compiled by a subset of the Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year Selection Committee, the semifinalists have all demonstrated a record of leadership by exhibiting exceptional courage, integrity...
Via Mile High Sports
16 days ago

Colorado State Rams football opponent watch: 5 things to know about Boise State

Colorado State (6-4, 4-2 Mountain West) is reeling from consecutive losses, including a 16-13 defeat at Wyoming last week, as the Rams prepare to face the league’s Mountain Division leader Boise State (7-2, 5-0) at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Fort Collins. Here are five things you need to know about the Broncos. 1. No surprise. Boise State was picked preseason to win the division for a...
Via The Denver Post
17 days ago

Colorado State Rams football opponent watch: 5 things to know about Boise State

Colorado State (6-4, 4-2 Mountain West) is reeling from consecutive losses, including a 16-13 defeat at Wyoming last week, as the Rams prepare to face the league’s Mountain Division leader Boise State (7-2, 5-0) at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Fort Collins. Here are five things you need to know about the Broncos. 1. No surprise. Boise State was picked preseason to win the division for a...

State of Colorado State athletics as basketball season returns

Basketball season has returned. And, for Colorado State Rams fans, it couldn’t have come at a better time. Colorado State football, which was expected to win a Mountain West Championship for the first time since 2002 by people from both inside and outside their locker room, has now dropped two straight conference games. CSU football faced one of the toughest out of conference schedules...
Via Mile High Sports
17 days ago

Rams fall to Cowboys in Border War blizzard

Read this story at CSURams.com The Colorado State Rams fell to 6-4 (4-2 Mountain West) with a heartbreaking 16-13 loss to Wyoming (6-3, 4-1 MW) on Saturday night in Laramie, Wyo. The loss drops the Rams to 58-46-5 all-time against the Cowboys with Wyoming having won two consecutive games in the series. In a game marked by a torrential rainstorm that quickly became a second-half blizzard...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago

Wyoming takes Border War football victory against Colorado State

LARAMIE — Rain that fell at kickoff Saturday turned to snow after halftime with flakes so big and so rapid that brave volunteers in puffy coats ran with shovels down yard-line markers in between series at War Memorial Stadium. A Border War? More like a Blizzard War. And through the majority of four quarters before 22,840 fans in wintry November weather between Colorado State and...

Wyoming takes Border War football victory against Colorado State

LARAMIE — Rain that fell at kickoff Saturday turned to snow after halftime with flakes so big and so rapid that brave volunteers in puffy coats ran with shovels down yard-line markers in between series at War Memorial Stadium. A Border War? More like a Blizzard War. And through the majority of four quarters before 22,840 fans in wintry November weather between Colorado State and...
Via The Denver Post
19 days ago

Rams defeat Mavericks, 86-75, in exhibition at Moby Arena

The Colorado State men’s basketball team got their first preseason test of the 2017-18 season and came out with an 86-75 win over a determined Colorado Mesa squad, Nov. 3. After a one-point game at 18-17 midway through the first half, CSU gained some breathing space by finishing the period on a 30-16 run to lead 48-33 at the halftime break. The Rams got it to as high as 23, but the...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago

Gametracker: Colorado State Rams at Wyoming Cowboys

Get the latest updates, photos, analysis and more from Colorado State Rams at Wyoming Cowboys. Mobile users, if you don’t see the live blog, tap here.
Via The Denver Post
20 days ago

Gametracker: Colorado State Rams at Wyoming Cowboys

Get the latest updates, photos, analysis and more from Colorado State Rams at Wyoming Cowboys. Mobile users, if you don’t see the live blog, tap here.

PODCAST: Breaking down the must-win Border War

Colorado State – Wyoming is one of the greatest college football rivalries in the nation. In fact, dating back to 1899, it’s the longest-running rivalry west of the Mississippi River, with CSU holding the 58-45-5 advantage. Why is there a discrepancy in whether or not this is the 108th or 109th Border War? We give you that first game story and the beginning of a rivalry, all the...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago

LOOK: Border War ‘boot run’ makes history

The ‘Border War,’ a college rivalry well over 100 years old, made history on Friday morning, as the ROTC from Fort Collins began their march with the game ball, 60-plus miles to the northwest with Laramie on their minds. It marks the 50th boot run, and the first to begin in the all-new on-campus stadium in Fort Collins for Colorado State. The Rams will face the Wyoming Cowboys on...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago

Border War a huge test in Rams’ pursuit of Mountain West title

The Colorado State Rams don’t have time to feel sorry for themselves. It’s understandable why they might feel a bit down. They fell to the Air Force Falcons 45-28 last Saturday in what was their first conference loss of the 2017 season. The Rams (6-3, 4-1 MW) were unable to shut down the Falcons’ triple-option offense, which gobbled up 413 of their 477 yards on the ground. But as...
Via Mile High Sports
21 days ago

CSU’s Nick Stevens or Wyoming’s Josh Allen: Who is the best Mountain West quarterback?

FORT COLLINS — Imagine you are a college football coach in the Border War between Colorado State and Wyoming and are given a choice of quarterback. No bias here. Just a blind study based on the numbers. Quarterback A: 123-of-220 (.559); 1,450 yards; 12 touchdowns; six interceptions; 123.8 rating. Quarterback B: 196-of-318 (.616); 2,755 yards; 22 touchdowns; nine interceptions; 151...
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