CSU falls to South Dakota State in NIT
CSU, South Dakota State tip at 8 p.m. MT Wednesday on ESPNU
Daniel Bejarano scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds
CSU looks to advance to first MW Championshp game since 2003
Tipoff set for 9:30 p.m. MT/8:30 p.m. PT on CBS Sports Network
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NCAA Basketball: Colorado State at Nevada (USATSI)
Earned Mountain West second-team all-conference accolades, was named to the USBWA All-District VIII team, and garnered NABC District 17 second-team accolades....Played and started in all 32 contests...Ranked second on the team in overall scoring at 16.3 points per game, but led the squad in scoring in MW action with 18.8 points per contest...Led the team in rebounding at 8.3 boards per game, seventh in the Mountain West and 67th nationally, while also ranking No. 3 among guards in the country...Among the top-10 in the Mountain West in 11 categories: scoring (16.5 ppg; fifth), double-doubles (11; fifth), rebounding (8.3 rpg; seventh), assists per game (3.3 apg; seventh), assist-to-turnover ratio (+1.8; seventh), defensive rebounds per game (6.1; seventh), offensive rebounds per game (2.3; tied for eighth), three-pointers per game (1.9; tied for eighth), free-throw percentage (.793; ninth), minutes per game (33.8 mpg; ninth) and steals per game (1.1 spg; tied for 10th)...Tied for the team lead with 27 double-figures scoring games, and posted 11 games with 20+ points including, which ranked second on the squad...Posted double-digit rebounds in a team-most nine contests and ranked first on the team with nine double-doubles on the year...His 267 total rebounds tied for 10th on the CSU single-season charts with Travis Lackey (267 in 1971-72)...Paced the team with 10 games of five or more assists, tied for the team lead with four games of three or more steals and led the team with 12 games knocking down at least three three-pointers...Led the team in scoring 11 times, rebounding 19 times, and assists 13 times...Set an individual season-high with five three-pointers made on two occasions, at New Mexico (Jan. 4) and vs. Air Force (Jan. 18), part of a career-high 27-point scoring game against the Falcons...Pulled down a single-game high 18 rebounds vs. Lamar (Dec. 28), establishing a new career-high mark...Dished out a team single-game high, and career-high, nine assists vs. Wyoming (Feb. 22), one of two games in which he flirted with the program's first triple-double: 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists vs. UNLV (Feb. 5) and 20 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists vs. Wyoming (Feb. 22)...Played a full 40 minutes on three occasions, vs. Colorado (Dec. 3) and at Utah State (Jan. 15) and vs. Air Force (Jan. 18)...Eclipsed the 700-point plateau for his collegiate career, including just six points scored as a freshman at Arizona, closing the season 252 points shy of the 1,000-point mark...Also cracked the Rams' single-season record books with 450 field-goal attempts (fifth) and 190 three-point attempts (seventh).
Honored as the Mountain West's Sixth Man of the Year after averaging 6.3 points per game and 5.5 rebounds for the game off the bench for the Rams...Played in all 35 games for the Rams, including two starts... Was a key defender for CSU, finishing third on the team with 20 steals...Scored in double figures eight times, including a career-high 13 points on three separate occasions...Was third on the team with two double-doubles...Shot 39.4 percent from the field and 31.4 percent from three-point distance...Finished third on the team with 32 made three pointers.
Sat out season per NCAA rules, after transferring from Division I Arizona.
Appeared in eight contests as a true freshman for the Arizona Wildcats, scoring six total points...Played 30 total minutes over those games...Made his collegiate debut against Idaho State (Nov. 14) and connected on a three-pointer.
A four-time Phoenix metro region player of the year and a 2009-10 first-team "Best in the West" selection by the Long Beach Press-Telegram...An All-Arizona pick by the Arizona Republic in 2009 and 2010 and the 2010 Big School (Class 4 and 5A) Player of the Year...Averaged 21.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game in leading North High School to its second consecutive Class 5A state championship for coach Joseph Bustos...A 2010 Jordan Brand All-American and a McDonald's High School All-America nominee...As a junior, shot 53 percent from the field and averaged 23.0 points and 10.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game...Participated in the Nike Top 100 Hoop Jamboree in 2008, NBA Top 100 Camp, Paul Pierce Skills Academy and the LeBron James Skills Academy in 2009...Selected to play in the Arizona Basketball Coaches Association 4A-5A All-Star Game...Was an all-Adidas Super 64 Tournament selection in July 2009 as a member of the Arizona Stars.
Born Oct. 30, 1991, in Phoenix, Ariz. ...Son of Barbara Butler...His father played basketball at Central Arizona College...Has two brothers, Gregory and Steven, and two sisters, Sabrina and Dolores...Liberal Arts major.
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