Scores

Final

Lamar 71

(1-11, 0-5 away)

Colorado State 86

(9-4, 9-2 home)

4:00 PM ET, December 28, 2013

Moby Arena, Fort Collins, Colorado

1 2 T
LAM 33 3871
CSU 43 4386

Top Performers

Lamar: A. Holliday 9 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Colorado State: J. Avila 33 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Colorado State defeats Lamar 86-71

Associated Press

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- J.J. Avila scored a career-high 33 points with four assists and eight rebounds as Colorado State took an early lead and held it to defeat Lamar 86-71 on Saturday.

Daniel Bejarano scored 19 points and led the Rams (9-4) with 18 rebounds. Joe De Ciman scored 12 points with three assists and four rebounds.

Colorado State jumped to an early 19-6 lead and maintained a 10-point advantage for most of the first half to lead 43-33 at the break. The Rams continued to dominate in the second half as well, finishing 51.5 from the field and 50 percent from the free-throw line.

Colorado State had extended its lead to 20 with less than a minute to play when Lamar's Nimrod Hilliard sank two 3-pointers in the last 30 seconds to bring the Cardinals to within 15.

Hilliard scored 15 points for the Cardinals (1-11) and Rhon Mitchell had 12.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAM
CSU
Points 71 86
FG Made-Attempted 30-64 (.469) 35-68 (.515)
3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 6-22 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 10-20 (.500)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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Research Notes

Daniel Bejarano of Colorado State had 19 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists in Saturday's 86-71 victory over Lamar. Bejarano became the ninth player to reach those thresholds in a Division I game since the 1996-97 season. The last player to do so was Julian Mavunga of Miami (OH) on Feb. 1, 2012.

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