FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Daniel Bejarano drilled back-to-back 3-pointers to give Colorado State the lead and push the Rams to a 74-68 win over rival Air Force Saturday.
The Rams' leading long-range shooter, Bejarano gave Colorado State a 65-64 lead with 2:04 left, then upped it to a 68-64 with 1:15 left. The Rams were 4 of 8 from the free throw line to close out the win, their 38th in 48 games all-time against Air Force in Fort Collins.
Bejarano finished with 27 points and nine rebounds to lead Colorado State (12-7, 3-3 Mountain West), hitting 8 of 18 shots from the field but was 5 of 10 from long range. J.J. Avila scored 21 points and Joe De Ciman added 11.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.