FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Dorian Green scored 19 points and had seven assists, Colton Iverson had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Colorado State's ability to cash in its free-throw attempts separated the Rams from Northern Colorado in an 85-69 win over the Bears on Monday night.
Colorado State (5-0) made 21 of 23 from the line, including 14 straight to start the game. The Rams out-rebounded Northern Colorado 38 to 28 and held the Bears to just 37 percent shooting from the field in the second half.
Three other players were in double figures scoring for the Rams including Wes Eikmeier who tallied 17 points. Greg Smith had 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting while adding eight rebounds and Jon Octeus had 10 points and five rebounds.
Jeff Goodman logs all the coaching changes following the 2015-16 college basketball season.
Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr., who averaged 15.8 points in 13 games before being injured last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft.
Isaiah Briscoe has decided to withdraw from the NBA draft and will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. Marcus Lee intends to transfer.