Colorado State vs. Louisville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Colorado State vs. Louisville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Colorado State 56
(26-9, 6-6 away)
(2) Louisville 82
(31-5, 15-1 home)
Venue: Rupp Arena
5:15PM ET / 2:15PM PT, March 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Colorado State 31 25 56
Louisville 45 37 82
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Colorado State G Smith 14 C Iverson 7 C Iverson 2
Louisville R Smith 27 M Harrell 4 K Ware 5

No. 8-seeded Colorado State was thumped by No. 1-seeded Louisville 82-56 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in a game where they had 20 turnovers. The Rams got nine points and seven rebounds from Colton Iverson. Daniel Bejarano had 10 points and added seven rebounds. Russ Smith finished with a game-high 27 points and three rebounds for the Cardinals. Colorado State closes out the season with a 26-9 record. The Rams got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to UNLV 75-65 in the Mountain West Tournament. In the regular season, they finished second in the Mountain West with an 11-5 record in conference play. Colorado State defeated No. 9-seeded Missouri 84-72 in the second round.

Colorado State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:57 left to go.
  • Prior to this game, CSU played 20 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 3-17.
  • The Rams set a season high for turnovers (20).
  • The last time CSU recorded at least 20 turnovers was Mar 15, 2012 against Murray State.
  • CSU set season lows for assists (four), field goals made (19), rebounds (24), and steals (zero).
  • The top two scorers (Greg Smith and Daniel Bejarano) accounted for 42.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Colton Iverson and Daniel Bejarano) accounted for 58.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Greg Smith has led the team in scoring in eight out of 35 games this season.
  • Colton Iverson has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 35 games this season.

Louisville Game Notes

  • Russ Smith accounted for 32.9 percent of the team's points.
  • Russ Smith has led the team in scoring 23 times in 36 games this season.
  • Montrezl Harrell has led the team in rebounding three times in 36 games this season.
  • This marks the 21st 20-point game of Russ Smith's career.
  • Russ Smith has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Gorgui Dieng set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • Wayne Blackshear set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BColton Iverson31972022
B-Daniel Bejarano291070003
C+Greg Smith221420004
CWes Eikmeier21911004
C-Jonathan Octeus26610001
D+Pierce Hornung23211011
D+Dorian Green37630013
-Gerson Santo8000000
-Joe De Ciman3000001
Lville PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Russ Smith322732201
AM. Harrell201141000
AKevin Ware17425200
B+Peyton Siva321035202
BGorgui Dieng251230212
BW. Blackshear20640000
C+Chane Behanan20531001
C+S. Van Treese15230201
CLuke Hancock19500112

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