• Colorado State will welcome students back to campus when it takes on New Mexico for the Rams’ annual State Pride game on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. MT. The CSU uniforms for this game are in the colors of the Colorado State flag, blue, white, yellow, and red.
• The game will air on CBS Sports Network with Alex Del Barrio and Tim Doyle on the call.
• Audio will be on the Colorado State Sports Radio Network (as well as online at CSURams.com), with Brian Roth and Adam Nigon handling the show. CSU Sports Network broadcasts are also accessible on mobile devices through the Varsity Network app (free on all Apple and Android devices). Fans can use the app for instant access to free game day audio streams and receive push notifications to remind them when games start or upcoming audio broadcasts.
• The game will also have live stats on CSURams.com.
10 degrees of CSU basketball
- Dismissing two starters and seven letter winners from last year’s 6-16 team that finished 2-17 in the league, New Mexico was chosen for a tie for eighth in the preseason poll.
- New Mexico holds the lead in this series, 78-49, including 71-48 in conference play, but CSU is 36-26 at home against the Lobos.
- Last season due to COVID situations, the two teams only met once, with CSU picking up a resounding victory at home.
- Overall, the 13-1 mark in 14 games is tied for the second-best start with the 1953-54 Aggies, who finished 22-7, 12-2 in the Skyline Conference to win the league and advance to the NCAA Tournament.
- All-time, CSU is 11-13 in games played Jan. 19, but a solid 8-3 at home.
- CSU has an all-time 579-240 (.707) record at Moby Arena, including 30-5 in the past 2 years under Medved.
- This year’s 8-0 home record follows a similar trend and has already secured a winning home record.
- CSU is 18th nationally in fewest turnovers at 10.14 per game and 12th in assist-to-turnover ratio at 1.54.
- CSU is outscoring opponents by an average of 7.6 points per game in the second half, including five games with 50 or more points in the final 20 minutes. CSU shoots a stellar clip of 54.4% from the field, 38.2% from the arc and limits opponents to 44.2 and 29.9, respectively, while forcing 1.4 more turnovers per game in seconds period.
- San Jose State’s 42 points on Jan. 15 was the lowest by a CSU opponent since holding SJSU to 41 points at home on Jan. 17, 2015 and tied for 17th overall in lowest opponents in program history.