Carvacho’s double-double leads Colorado St. past Fresno St.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Nico Carvacho led five players in double figures with 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Colorado State beat Fresno State 80-70 on Tuesday night.
The Rams (17-8, 8-4 Mountain West Conference) took the lead (4-3) for good on Carvacho’s jumper with 18:10 left before halftime. They led 42-30 at intermission and were up by double digits most of the second half.
A 9-2 Bulldogs run got them within 71-65 with 2:57 remaining on Niven Hart’s 3-pointer. Colorado State then scored six straight to maintain safe distance. The Rams have won three straight and eight of their last nine.
Hart scored a career-high 29 points for Fresno State (8-15, 4-8). New Williams scored 13 and Nate Grimes 10 with 11 rebounds.
The Bulldogs had their two-game win streak snapped.