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Game notes: Rams host Sunday showdown vs. Southwestern Oklahoma State

Dec. 6, 2013

Colorado State vs. Southwestern Oklahoma State | Game 10
Dec. 8, 2013 | 12 p.m. MT | Fort Collins, Colo. | Moby Arena (8,745)

6-3, 0-0 MW
Last Game
vs. Colorado (L, 67-62)
Rank (AP|ESPN/USA Today)
Head Coach
 Larry Eustachy
Overall Record
434-270 (23rd Season)
Record at CSU
32-12 (Second Season)
4-3, 0-0 GAC
Last Game
vs. East. New Mexico (L, 71-49)
Rank (AP|ESPN/USA Today)
-- | --
Head Coach
Bob Battisti
Overall Record
413-299 (25th Season)
Record at SWOSU
4-3 (First Season)
Minutes Played/Game
Jon Octeus (34.7)
J.J. Avila (18.7)
Daniel Bejarano (8.2)
Daniel Bejarano (11)
J.J. Avila (32)
Daniel Bejarano (13)
Field-Goal %
Marcus Holt (.778)
Free-Throw %
J.J. Avila (.857)
Three-Point %
David Cohn (.500)
Minutes Played/Game
Gary Inglett (33.7)
 Gary Inglett (16.9)
 Gary Inglett (9.0)
 Trent Washington (19)
 Kenyan Borders (20)
Michael Bradley (12)
 Gary Inglett (12)
Field-Goal %
Gary Inglett (.500)
Free-Throw %
Gary Inglett (.864)
Three-Point %
Trent Washington (.422)
Category CSU SWOSU
Points/Game 78.0 67.4
Points Allowed/Game 71.9 67.7
Field-Goal % .427 .419
Opponent Field-Goal % .449 .415
Three-Point Field Goal Percentage .313 .333
Opponent Three-Point % .363 .286
Free-Throw % .738 .690
Rebounds/Game 38.6 32.7
Rebounding Margin +5.0 -5.1
Assists/Game 12.9 7.0
Turnovers/Game 9.0 10.4
Opponent Turnovers/Game 12.9 11.3
Steals/Game 6.3 6.1
Blocks/Game 3.3 2.9
Video: Mountain West Network
Play-by-play: Gary Miller
Color Analyst: --
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     Dish Network: --
Audio: Colorado State Sports Network
Voice of the Rams: Gary Miller
Color Analyst: --
     Stations: 105.5 FM ESPN, KREL 1580 AM
      KSIR 1100 AM, KRFD 94.5 FM, KNZZ 1100 AM
Live Stats: GameTracker

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Opening tip

  • 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 calling the action. 
  • Free, streaming video will also be available via the new Mountain West Network at and 
  • The matchup will mark the first in the series.

About Southwestern Oklahoma State

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State enters Sunday’s matchup against Colorado State with a 4-3 record on the year, winning four of their last five meetings, but coming off of a loss vs. Eastern New Mexico on Nov. 30 (71-49). 
  • On the road, the Bulldogs a 4-0 this season.
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State gets key contributions from its junior forward, Gary Inglett. Inglett leads the team with 16.9 points per game and 9.0 rebounds per game and connects on 86.4 percent of his free throws.
  • The Bulldogs have three players, Inglett (16.9), Rod Champor (16.0), and Trent Washington (12.7), who average double-figures in scoring.
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State relies heavily on their five starters, with each player averaging better than 27 minutes per game.  
  • On the year, the Bulldogs have won the turnover battle, averaging just 10.4 turnovers per game, while forcing opponents into 11.3 turnovers per game and registering 6.1 steals per contest.
  • SWOSU is led by head coach Bob Battisti who is in his first season at the helm of the Bulldogs' program.

Series vs. Southwestern Oklahoma State

  • Sunday's matchup between Colorado State and Southwestern Oklahoma State is the first in the series between the two programs.

Rams vs. the Great American Conference

  • All-time, Colorado State is 3-0 against the current membership of the Great American Conference, a Division II conference. The Rams defeated Arkansas Tech, 83-56, at Moby Arena on Dec. 30, 2005, and have two home wins over Northwestern Oklahoma State, defeating the Rangers 60-40 and 53-44 in back-to-back games during the 1947-48 season. 
  • Colorado State has never played Arkansas-Monticello, East Central, Harding, Henderson State, Ouachita Baptist, Southeastern Oklahoma State, Southern Arkansas, Southern Nazarene or Southwestern Oklahoma State.

A win over SWOSU will...

  • Give Head Coach Larry Eustachy his 33rd win at Colorado State and the 434th of his career.
  • Improve the Rams to 1-0 all-time against Southwestern Oklahoma State.
  • Push the Rams to 4-0 all-time against the current membership of the Great American Conference.
  • Give the Rams a 7-1 record at home this year and improve the team to 37-3 at home since the 2011-12 season.

Looking ahead

  • Colorado State continues a 10-game home stand, hosting in-state rival Denver on Wednesday night. 
  • The tilt between the Rams and the Pioneers 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 calling the action. 
  • The game will be broadcast live on ROOT Sports Rocky Mountain, with Drew Goodman and Dave Bollwinkel calling the action. 
  • Free streaming video is also available, outside of the ROOT Sports Rocky Mountain footprint, as part of the new Mountain West Network, at and 
  • The matchup will mark the 160th in the series. CSU holds a 92-67 advantage, including a 54-28 record in Fort Collins.




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