Colorado State beats Loyola Marymount 83-75
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Gian Clavell tied his career high with 21 points, helping Colorado State to its 35th straight home-opening win, 83-75, over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night.
Emmanuel Omogbo added 19 points for the Rams (2-0), Antwan Scott added 17 and Joe De Ciman scored 15 with seven rebounds.
Brandon Brown scored a career-high 24 points - shooting 4-for-5 from 3-point range - to lead Loyola Marymount (1-2) and Marin Mornar added 11 points.
The game was close throughout with the Lions holding a 37-34 halftime lead and they stayed in front until Clavell converted a 3-point play with 14:17 remaining to put Colorado State ahead for keeps 46-43. This was part of a two-minute burst where Clavell scored eight points.
Colorado State made six fewer field goals but went 32-of-42 at the foul line as Loyola Marymount was whistled for 30 fouls.