Scores

Final

Kansas St 83

(4-3, 1-3 away)

Colorado State 84

(5-2, 4-2 home)

    5:05 PM ET, December 2, 2006

    Moby Arena, Fort Collins, Colorado

    1 2 T
    KSU 27 5683
    CSU 37 4784

    Top Performers

    Kansas St: S. Afeli 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Colorado St: C. Lewis 30 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Colorado St. 84, Kansas St. 83

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- Cory Lewis scored a career-high 30 points but nearly was a goat as Colorado State held on to defeat Kansas State 84-83 Saturday.

    Lewis, who was 7-for-8 for the game and had 22 points in the second half, fouled Cartier Martin from beyond the 3-point arc with 0.1 second left with the Rams holding a two-point lead. But Martin, an 80 percent free throw shooter, missed the first two free throws before sinking the third for Kansas State (4-3).

    Martin finished with 21 points. Blake Young added 15 for the Wildcats, who were coming off a 30-point loss at California.

    Tyler Smith had 19 points and Jason Smith had 15 for Colorado State (5-2). The Rams sank 10-of-20, 3-pointers.

    This was the first meeting between the two teams in Fort Collins since Dec. 21, 1945. Kansas State is 0-5 in games played here.

    Colorado State appeared in control when Lewis hit his final 3-pointer of the game to make it 71-60 with 6:36 left. But Martin kept the Wildcats in the game with four 3-pointers of his own in the second half, and Serge Afeli's tip in with 7.7 seconds left the score 82-79.

    Two free throws by Lewis put the Rams ahead by five, but Blake Young quickly buried a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds for Kansas State. Lewis turned the ball over on the inbound pass and breathed a deep sigh of relief when Martin missed two of the three free throws.

    Tyler Smith had two baskets, one off a steal, as Colorado State outscored Kansas State 9-4 over the final 3:51 of the first half to lead 37-27 at the break. Three 3-pointers by Clent Stewart had the Wildcats as close as 18-17 midway through the period, but was more than offset his team's 10 turnovers and 12 points from Smith.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KSU
    CSU
    Points 83 84
    FG Made-Attempted 32-67 (.478) 27-51 (.529)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-24 (.458) 10-20 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 20-26 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 15

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