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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

J.D. Paige (22) holds up three fingers after hitting a dagger three pointer late in the 2nd half of the Rams 72-58 win over rival CU. (Javon Harris | Collegian)

J.D. Paige leaves lasting legacy in his final season as a Ram

Eddie Herz March 10, 2019

For the most part, saying goodbye is never easy. When you have grown especially close to someone over an extended period, uttering a farewell is all the more difficult. In addition to gearing up for the...

Colorado State Universitys Kendle Moore jumps up to block a pass by a Utah State player during the Rams 100-96 loss March 5 at Moby Arena. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

CSU coaching staff poised for MW Tournament run in impressionable year

Eddie Herz March 10, 2019

Whether you are attending your first day of work at a new job or meeting your significant other’s parents for the first time, a good first step is vital to any impressionable scenario. Four wins...

Robbie Berwick (14) waves to the crowd as he receives a standing ovation before CSUs senior day game at home against UNLV. The Rams lose 65-60 (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Rams storm back before faltering late on senior day versus UNLV

Eddie Herz March 9, 2019

Putting yourself in position to win a game is only half the battle. Colorado State used an early second-half run to pull within striking distance on senior day at Moby Arena. Following the 8-0 run...

J.D. Paige drives past a Utah State defender during the game March 5. The Rams fell to the top ranked Aggies 100-96 in overtime. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Inspired effort not enough as Rams fall in overtime to Utah State

Eddie Herz March 6, 2019

The Utah State Aggies’ stroll to Moby Arena did not go as “merrily” as anticipated. USU leading-scorer Sam Merrill and company headed to Fort Collins having won six consecutive games, including...

Coach Niko Medved yells from the sideline during the game against No. 6 Nevada Feb. 6. The Rams fell to the Wolfpack 98-82. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Depleted roster dooms CSU on the road against New Mexico

Eddie Herz March 3, 2019

Having a depleted roster while attempting to gain ground toward the end of the season is at the top of the “things to avoid in March” list. Though not ideal, running into injury issues late and enduring...

J.D Paige (22) celebrates after a huge dunk over three Cowboy defenders during the 1st half of the Rams 78-73 win over rival Wyoming in Laramie. Paige finished with 14 points. (Javon Harris | Collegian)

CSU basketball motivated to keep the ball rolling at Boise State

Eddie Herz February 27, 2019

The Colorado State Rams have certainly achieved momentum on their current two-game win streak in which they have won by an average of 28 points. Along with keeping the ball rolling, picking up a win against...

Nico Carvacho attempts a shot through the Wolfpack defense during the game against No. 6 Nevada Feb. 6. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Q&A: Carvacho discusses rebounding record, what’s next for the big man

Eddie Herz February 22, 2019

Leading rebounder in the NCAA: check. Most double-doubles in Colorado State history: check. Most rebounds in CSU history: check. Redshirt junior center Nico Carvacho has crossed quite a few objectives...

Colorado State Universitys head coach Niko Medved watches the game against Boise State on Jan. 29. The Rams fell to the Broncos 70-68. (Skyler Pradhan | Collegian)

Ali Farokhmanesh installs irreplaceable lessons as CSU assistant coach

Eddie Herz February 22, 2019

Being coached by someone who recently played creates the illusion of a non-existent hierarchy. An illusion that solely benefits communication and development of productive relationships between the coach...

CSU forward Adam Thistlewood shoots from the corner of the court during the game against Southern Illinois Salukis on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The final score on the game saw a CSU loss 82-67. (Josh Schroeder | Collegian)

Rams coast to blowout victory over San Jose State behind 16 threes

Eddie Herz February 21, 2019

No Moby, no problem. The Colorado State Rams have struggled away from home to say the least. Before Wednesday night’s clash in San Jose, CSU had only one true road victory to its name this season. Above...

Kris Martin goes up for a shot during the game against No. 6 Nevada Feb. 6. The Rams fell to the Wolfpack 98-82. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

3 keys for Rams to upset San Diego State

Eddie Herz February 12, 2019

Staying focused and playing together as a team is often easier said than done. In Colorado State’s case, youth and inexperience make this even more difficult. The Rams head home to face the 14-9 (6-4)...

Nico Carvacho prepares to dunk the ball during the game against No. 6 Nevada Feb. 6. The Rams fell to the Wolfpack 98-82. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Carvacho closing in on historic rebounding mark in breakout year

Eddie Herz February 7, 2019

Four years ago, Nico Carvacho was an unranked recruit. Now, the redshirt junior is the nation’s leading rebounder, averaging 12.8 boards per game. To solidify his legacy as the best rebounder to wear...

Coach Niko Medved motions to his team as they move down the court during the game against No. 6 Nevada Feb. 6. The Rams fell to the Wolfpack 98-82. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

“No moral victories here”: Rams fall to Nevada despite valiant effort

Eddie Herz February 7, 2019

The Nevada Wolfpack have a No. 6 next to their name for a reason; they know how to win games. Despite a valiant all-around effort and powerful second-half surge, the Colorado State Rams fell to the Pack...

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