Thistlewood lifts Colorado St. past San Jose St. 78-71

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Adam Thistlewood scored 16 points, Nico Carvacho had 10 points and 12 rebounds and Colorado State beat San Jose State 78-71 on Saturday.

Dischon Thomas added 13 points and David Roddy had 10 for Colorado State (19-10, 10-6 Mountain West Conference).

Seneca Knight scored a career-high 37 points for the Spartans (7-21, 3-13), whose losing streak stretched to seven games. Zach Chappell added 12 points.

Richard Washington, the Spartans’ second leading scorer entering the matchup at 10 points per game, shot only 18 percent for the game (2 of 11).

The Rams improve to 2-0 against the Spartans on the season. Colorado State defeated San Jose State 81-70 on Jan. 11. Colorado State matches up against San Diego State on the road on Tuesday. San Jose State takes on Utah State on the road on Tuesday.