Texas Southern 51

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Colorado State 85

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    9:00 PM ET, November 21, 2003

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    TXSO 22 2951
    CSU 40 4585

    Colorado State 85, Texas Southern 51

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- Melissa Dennett had 20 points and Lindsay Thomas added 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Colorado State past Texas Southern 85-51 on Friday night.

    Dennett was 6-for-7 shooting in the second for Colorado State (1-0). Vanessa Espinoza had seven assists and 12 points for the Rams.

    Crystal Robinson and Alena Noel had nine points each for Texas Southern (0-1). The Tigers turned the ball over 11 times and led only once, 12-11 after Alexis Moore's layup with 13:17 left in the first half.

    CSU outscored Texas Southern 29-10 the rest of the half to lead 40-22.

    Moore got Texas Southern as close as 49-34 with a jumper seven minutes into the second half. Dennett had six of Colorado State's next nine points to put CSU ahead 58-36.

    Colorado State shot 67 percent in the second half. Texas Southern was 7-for-26 on 3-pointers.

    It was Colorado State's 17th straight home victory.

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