Bryant Markson led Utah with 19 points, six rebounds and five assists. (File Photo)
Jan. 14, 2006
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Cory Lewis scored 19 points and Sean Morris had 18 to lead Colorado State to a 84-78 victory Saturday over Utah for the Rams' first Mountain West Conference win of the season.
Colorado State (12-4, 1-2 MWC) led 48-40 at halftime but Utah (8-7, 1-3) outscored CSU 15-7 to open the second half and tie the score 55-55.
Utah led 66-65 with 9:05 left after Chris Jackson tipped in a rebound. Utah got the ball back after Michael Harrison missed from beyond the arc for CSU, but Lewis stole the ball and scored to give the Rams a 67-66 lead.
With 6:37 left, Johnnie Bryant made a 3-pointer for Utah to tie it 69-69, but Lewis made a layup to give the Rams the lead for good.
Colorado State scored 23 points off Utah turnovers.