Colorado State continues a 10-game home stand, hosting in-state rival Colorado on Tuesday evening.
The tilt between the Rams and the Buffaloes is set for a 7 p.m. MT tipoff at Moby Arena.
The game will air across the Colorado State Radio Network, including flagship 105.5 FM ESPN, with Gary Miller and Brian Roth on the call.
The matchup will be broadcast live on ESPN3.com, with Trey Bender (play-by-play) and Bill Herenda (color analyst) calling the action.
The matchup will mark the 122nd between the Rams and Buffs, with Colorado holding an 84-37 advantage.
The series has been a back-and-forth battle for the last five seasons, with each program holding serve on it's home court since the 2009-10 season.
Colorado enters Tuesday’s rivalry matchup against Colorado State with a 7-1 record on the year and riding a seven-game win streak after dropping the team's season opener vs. Baylor.
The Buffs have been on a roll, winning each of the past seven games by an average of 16.9 points per game.
The Buffs have played just two games on the road this year, dropping the season opener at Baylor and winning their most recent challenge at Air Force.
CU’s success this season has come in large part from its ability to get to the free-throw line. The Buffs rank 14th nationally in free throw attempts this season and 10th nationally in free-throws made.
On the year, CU has out-rebounded opponents by an average of 11.1 rebounds per game, ranking 11th nationally.
The Buffs have four players currently averaging double-figures scoring, led by junior guard Spencer Dinwiddie who leads the team with 13.8 points per game, 26 assists, 13 steals and 12 made three-pointers.
Sophomore forward Josh Scott has also been a valuable member of the team on the inside. Scott is second on the team with 13.0 points per game and leads the team with 8.9 rebounds per game.
CU is led by head coach Tad Boyle, who has compiled a 76-40 record in four seasons in Boulder, and is 133-104 overall in his eighth year, coaching previously at Northern Colorado.
Series vs. Colorado
Tuesday’s matchup between Colorado State and Colorado marks the 122nd meeting in the series between the two programs.
The series is the fifth-longest in the CSU record books behind only Wyoming (219 games), Denver (159), Utah (145) and BYU (132).
Colorado holds an 84-37 advantage over the Rams in the series all-time.
In games played at Moby Arena, CSU is 28-31 all-time against the Buffs and have won two consecutive games.
Since the 2005-06 season, the series is tied, 4-4, with the Rams going 3-1 at Moby Arena against the Buffs.
In their last meeting in Fort Collins, the Rams held on to beat CU in a thrilling game, 65-64.
Rams vs. the Pac-12
All-time, Colorado State is 131-242 against the current membership of the Pac-12 Conference.
A majority of those matchups have come against the Buffs (121), and former MW foe Utah (145).
At Moby Arena, the Rams are 79-85 all-time against current members of the Pac-12.
Colorado State has faced every single member of the PAC 12 at least once in its history.
A win over Colorado will...
Give Head Coach Larry Eustachy his 33rd win at Colorado State and the 434th of his career.
Extend Colorado State’s non-conference home winning streak to 22 games, a streak that extends back to Nov. 19, 2011, when the Eustachy-led Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles defeated the Rams 79-58 at Moby Arena.
Push CSU’s overall home court win streak to nine games.
Give the Rams 30 straight home wins against unranked opponents.
Improve the Rams to 38-84 all-time against Colorado, including a 3-3 mark in the last six seasons.
Push the Rams to 132-242 all-time in matchups against the current membership of the Pac-12 Conference.
Give the Rams a 6-0 record at Moby Arena, the second straight year under Eustachy that the team has won five straight at home to open the schedule.
Colorado State continues a 10-game home stand, hosting Southwestern Oklahoma State on Sunday afternoon.
The tilt between the Rams and the Bulldogs is set for a 12 p.m. MT tipoff at Moby Arena.
The game will air across the Colorado State Radio Network, including flagship 105.5 FM ESPN, with Gary Miller and Brian Roth calling the action.
Free, streaming video will also be available via the new Mountain West Network at CSURams.com and TheMW.com.