Air Force vs. Colorado State: Recap and Stats

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Air Force vs. Colorado State: Recap and Stats
Air Force 40
(9-6, 2-5 away)
Colorado State 79
(14-3, 11-0 home)
Venue: Moby Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Air Force 19 21 40
Colorado State 34 45 79
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Air Force M Lyons 17 M Lyons 4 T Fletcher 4
Colorado State C Iverson 14 P Hornung 10 D Green 4

On Wednesday, January 16th, Colorado State outrebounded Air Force 40-19 and won big against the Falcons 79-40 in conference play. Colorado State jumped out to a huge 34-19 lead at halftime and never let up. The Rams were led by Pierce Hornung, who put up 12 points plus nine rebounds. Wes Eikmeier had a game-high 17 points. For the Falcons, Marek Olesinski got six points and two rebounds. Colorado State (14-3, 1-1 MWC) welcomes UNLV (14-3, 1-1 MWC) on Saturday, January 19th.

Colorado State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 11:37 left to go.
  • The last time CSU started the season 14-3 was 1997.
  • CSU beat the spread by 28.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Rams have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 7th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, CSU has been on the winning end of 19 blowout games.
  • The Rams have won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after recording 79 or more total points.
  • Colorado State has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.9% or better.
  • CSU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 37.0% field goal percentage.
  • CSU has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 2 or fewer steals.
  • This season Colorado State has won 82% of the time (9-2) when Colton Iverson has 15 points or more, 88% of the time (7-1) when Wes Eikmeier has 5 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (4-0) when Jonathan Octeus has 4 free throws made or more.
  • The Rams have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 17 games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--CSU has a 21.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Wes Eikmeier and Colton Iverson) accounted for 40.5% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Pierce Hornung and Greg Smith) accounted for 42.5% of the rebounds.
  • Wes Eikmeier has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 17 games this season.
  • Pierce Hornung has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 17 games this season.
  • Colton Iverson has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Wes Eikmeier has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Air Force Game Notes

  • Air Force lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This was the 2nd blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, AF has been on the losing end of 17 blowout games.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (13) than the starters (6).
  • Michael Lyons has led the team in scoring 10 times in 15 games this season.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Marek Olesinski.
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
CMarek Olesinski16621002
CTre` Coggins10230000
CKamryn Williams17222102
CTodd Fletcher30820001
C-T. Broekhuis13211000
C-Kyle Green13311001
D+Max Yon16011110
D+Michael Lyons23811005
-Justin Hammonds8410002
D+Mike Fitzgerald24411002
D+DeLovell Earls14112002
-Cam Michael9020000
-Chase Kammerer5010002
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APierce Hornung271293002
AWes Eikmeier241714202
AJonathan Octeus241051100
AColton Iverson251571002
B+Daniel Bejarano13821101
B+Greg Smith28883013
BDorian Green29537102
-Jordan Mason6020001
-Joe De Ciman9200001
D-Gerson Santo13000000

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