FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Colton Iverson added his fourth consecutive double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Colorado State held off Evansville 79-72 on Saturday afternoon.
Greg Smith had 19 points and eight rebounds for Colorado State (6-0). Wes Eikmeier and Dorian Green also had 16 points for the Rams, which is off to their best start since 2005-06. Colorado State extended its home winning streak to 17.
Evansville made four 3-pointers in the last five minutes when the Purple Aces nearly erased an 18-point second half deficit.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.