By ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Sports Writer
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Dorian Green scored 14 of his 16 factors while in the subsequent half, leading Colorado State back again at a 16-point deficit to disappointed No. 17 UNLV 66-59 upon Wednesday night.
The Rams (18-10, 7-6 Mountain West) capped a perfect property make in league have fun with utilizing 13th straight acquire from Moby Arena. The previous time many people travelled unbeaten at your home with discussion adventures what food was in the 1960-61 season inside the good old Mountain States Conference.
They trailed 41-26 at halftime and also through 16 things around your cutting open units on the next 50 percent in advance of rallying to be able to burnish their particular NCAA credentials with their third directly property win over a graded team.
The Rebels (24-7, 8-5) fell a casino game lurking behind New Mexico in addition to San Diego State inside the Mountain West standings. They got 17 points through Oscar Bellfield, although your dog had some basket in the second half, a new 3-pointer in which placed UNLV ahead 47-31.
From this point, your Rams outscored the particular Rebels 35-12.
The Rebels' contributing scorers, Mike Moser and Chace Stanback, whom normal some sort of bundled twenty eight points, handled simply just half which using Moser scoring personal trainer points, nine under his / her average, and also Stanback receiving nine.
The Rebels have instantly misplaced his or her mojo about the road, getting rid of at Wyoming, TCU, New Mexico and Colorado State within succession. With every single loss, your home admirers stormed that court. This time, Anthony Marshall procured your seat on the courtside media table and also required from the scene.
He mentioned subsequently he needed to apply it when drive for your March comeback.
The Rebels raced for you to a new 20-6 lead guiding three 3s by simply Bellfield, including two right to limitation an 11-2 spurt.
It began that will appear to be your Rebels had been only toying with the Rams whenever Justin Hawkins scored over a layup immediately after a spectacular gain access to and behind-the-back excrete coming from in close proximity to midcourt manufactured it 22-10.
After this Rams cut his or her deficit for you to 26-22 with a 10-0 spurt sparked by Wes Eikmier's all 5 points, that Runnin' Rebels made released the initial 50 percent with a crowd-quieting 15-2 function to look at a 41-26 lead.
UNLV's last nine items in the earliest one half originated from lurking behind this arc, where by Kendall Wallace, Bellfield along with Stanback just about all swished 3-pointers on the perfect corner, merely facing that dejected Rams' bench.
Bellfield's 3-pointer using Pierce Hornung through out your ex boyfriend presented this Rebels a 37-31 lead beginning inside the next half.
Then, astonishingly, it had been many Rams.
They slice the actual debts below dual digits about Greg Smith's 3-pointer plus Green's generate on the ring managed to get 50-44. Dwight Smith's two free brings in the 9:53 draw achieved it 52-50, and Green's three-point enjoy having 6:57 still left gave the actual Rams their own very first lead, 53-52.
The Rebels, who seem to have picked up sixteen of their previous 18 meetings with Colorado State, regained the cause with 54-53 on Moser's a couple of cost-free throws, but Green sent a reply that has a base jumper that will put the Rams onward with regard to good.