Scores

Final

North Dakota St 80

(6-4, 2-3 away)

Colorado State 82

(8-2, 6-2 home)

    9:05 PM ET, December 18, 2006

    Moby Arena, Fort Collins, Colorado

    1 2 T
    NDSU 34 4680
    CSU 35 4782

    Top Performers

    North Dakota St: B. Woodside 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

    Colorado St: J. Smith 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Colorado St. 82, N. Dakota St. 80

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- Jason Smith scored 23 points and had 10 rebounds, his third straight double-double, as Colorado State held off North Dakota State 82-80 on Monday.

    With 6:24 left to play, Colorado State had a 68-58 lead but North Dakota State tied it at 77-77 with just over a minute left.

    Then Cory Lewis scored on a lay up and Tyler Smith made some free throws to give the Rams a 82-77 lead with 22 seconds left. Ben Woodside scored a three-pointer with five seconds to go to make it 82-80 but the Rams were able to put the ball in play and keep it out of the hands of the Bison as time ran out.

    Woodside led the Bison with 20 points and six assists. Brett Winkelman added 18 points for North Dakota State.

    Stuart Creason had 22 points for Colorado State.

    The Rams will play Boise State on Friday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    CSU
    Points 80 82
    FG Made-Attempted 33-64 (.516) 26-52 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 2-14 (.143)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 28-35 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 10

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