Colorado State defeats Fresno State 74-67By DALE BUBLITZ, Associated Press Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP)—Wes Eikmeier scored 18 points for Colorado State, and a defensive adjustment shut down Fresno State’s Kevin Olekaibe in the second half of the Rams’ 74-67 victory on Wednesday night.
Dorian Green added 16 points and Colton Iverson 12 points and 12 rebounds for Colorado State (22-6, 9-4 Mountain West). It was Iverson’s 13th double-double of the season.
The Rams were coming off two straight losses that knocked them out of the Top 25.
Olekaibe led Fresno State (9-18, 3-11) with 18 points on 6-for-6 shooting from 3-point range. The Rams put Jon Octeus and Daniel Bejarano on Olekaibe to start the second half and held him to just an early 3-pointer.
Marvelle Harris had 14 points for the Bulldogs. Foul trouble limited Tyler Johnson to four points.