Omogbo 3 puts Colorado State over San Diego St. 56-55
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Emmanuel Omogbo hit a 3-pointer with four seconds to play to give Colorado State a 56-55 win over San Diego State on Saturday night.
Omogbo – who finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds – sank the winning shot after San Diego State went up 55-53 with 23 seconds left.
The win places the Rams (20-9, 12-4) in a tie with Nevada for first place in the Mountain West Conference standings.
Gian Clavell added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Rams and Prentiss Nixon had 10 points.
Colorado State trailed 33-21 at the break and through most of the second half. Clavell hit a 3-pointer and a jumper back-to-back to even it up at 52 with 3:07 to go. San Diego State went ahead 55-53 on a Dakarai Allen free throw with 23 seconds left.
Allen scored 12 points and grabbed eight boards for the Aztecs (16-12, 8-8).