2010–11 Colorado State Rams men's basketball team

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2010–11 Colorado State Rams men's basketball
Colorado State Script Logo.png
Cancun Governor's Cup Champions
NIT, First Round
Conference Mountain West Conference
2010–11 record 19–13 (9–7 Mountain West)
Head coach Tim Miles
Assistant coach Niko Medved
Assistant coach Craig Smith
Assistant coach DeMarlo Slocum
Home arena Moby Arena
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »
2010–11 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#5 San Diego State 14 2   .875     34 3   .919
#12 BYU 14 2   .875     32 5   .865
UNLV 11 5   .688     24 9   .727
Colorado State 9 7   .563     19 13   .594
New Mexico 8 8   .500     22 13   .629
Air Force 6 10   .375     16 16   .500
Utah 6 10   .375     13 18   .419
Wyoming 3 13   .188     10 21   .323
TCU 1 15   .063     11 22   .333
2011 MWC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP/Coaches' Poll

The 2010–11 Colorado State Rams men's basketball team represented Colorado State University. The team was coached by Tim Miles in his 4th season. They played their home games at the Moby Arena on Colorado State University's main campus in Fort Collins, Colorado and are a member of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 19–13, 9–7 in Mountain West play and lost in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to New Mexico. They were invited to the 2011 National Invitation Tournament which they lost in the first round to Fairfield.

Roster[edit]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous School
1 Travis Franklin 6'7' 215 F Sr. Baton Rouge, LA Colby CC
2 Wes Eikmeier 6'3" 175 G RS So. Fremont, NE Iowa State
3 Trevor Williams 7'0" 270 C RS Fr. Denver, CO Denver Lutheran HS
4 Pierce Hornung 6'5" 200 F So. Arvada, CO Ralston Valley HS
5 Moe Wiltz 6'2" 175 G Fr. Stafford, TX Stafford HS
10 Kaipo Sabas 5'11" 180 G Jr. Fort Collins, CO Laramie County CC
11 Jesse Carr 6'2" 180 G RS So. Ainsworth, NE Ainsworth HS
12 Adam Nigon 6'3" 175 G Sr. Bromfield, CO Broomfield HS
13 Andre McFarland 6'6" 225 F Sr. Las Vegas, NV Brewster Acad.
22 Dorian Green 6'2" 170 G So. Lawrence, KS Lawrence HS
23 Will Bell 6'6" 230 F Jr. Colorado Springs, CO Northeastern JC
25 Chad Calcaterra 6'10" 250 C Fr. Cloquet, MN Cloquet HS
32 Andy Ogide 6'9" 245 F RS Sr. Marietta, GA Mississippi
33 Dwight Smith 6'4" 190 G Fr. Omaha, NE Ralston HS
44 Greg Smith 6'6" 200 F So. Omaha, NE Ralston HS

Preview[edit]

The Rams were picked to finish fifth in the Mountain West Conference, behind defending conference tournament champion San Diego State Aztecs, the BYU Cougars led by preseason player of the year (Jimmer Fredette), the New Mexico Lobos and the UNLV Rebels. Colorado State received a fifth-place vote and 135 points.[1]

Tim Miles Extension Contract[edit]

During the off season, it was announced that Tim Miles has extended his contract to 2015–2016 year.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/02/2010*
7:00 PM
Regis W 88–48 
Moby Arena (2,239)
Fort Collins, CO
11/06/2010*
5:30 PM
Western State W 89–51 
Moby Arena (2,236)
Fort Collins, CO
Regular season
11/12/2010*
7:00 PM
Arkansas-Pine Bluff W 82–51  1–0
Moby Arena (2,833)
Fort Collins, CO
11/18/2010*
7:00 PM, FSNRM
at Denver W 77–66  2–0
Magness Arena (4,851)
Denver, CO
11/27/2010*
7:00 PM
Sam Houston State L 81–92  2–1
Moby Arena (2,556)
Fort Collins, CO
12/01/2010*
6:00 PM, The Mtn.
Drake
MWC–MVC Challenge
W 78–67  3–1
Moby Arena (2,215)
Fort Collins, CO
12/04/2010*
7:00 PM
Fresno State W 87–74  4–1
Moby Arena (3,567)
Fort Collins, CO
12/08/2010*
8:00 PM, FSNRM
at Colorado L 83–90 OT 4–2
Coors Events Center (7,219)
Boulder, CO
12/11/2010*
4:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 4 Kansas L 55–76  4–3
Sprint Center (18,756)
Kansas City, MO
12/20/2010*
7:00 PM
Northern Colorado W 75–61  5–3
Moby Arena (4,680)
Fort Collins, CO
12/22/2010*
6:30 PM
vs. Appalachian State
Cancún Governor's Cup First Round
W 82–79  6–3
Poliforum Benito Juarez (814)
Cancún, MX
12/23/2010*
7:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. Ole Miss
Cancún Governor's Cup Semifinals
W 68–61  7–3
Poliforum Benito Juarez (896)
Cancún, MX
12/24/2010*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Southern Miss
Cancún Governor's Cup Championship
W 63–58  8–3
Poliforum Benito Juarez (720)
Cancún, MX
12/28/2010*
8:00 PM
at San Francisco
Hilltop Challenge
W 69–61  9–3
War Memorial Gymnasium (1,784)
San Francisco, CA
12/30/2010*
4:00 PM
vs. Dominican
Hilltop Challenge
W 94–50  10–3
War Memorial Gymnasium (211)
San Francisco, CA
01/01/2011*
2:00 PM
vs. Hampton
Hilltop Challenge
L 75–77  10–4
War Memorial Gymasium (177)
San Francisco, CA
01/04/2011
7:00 PM, The Mtn.
Wyoming W 73–60  11–4 (1–0)
Moby Arena (4,060)
Fort Collins, CO
01/12/2011
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
at New Mexico L 61–68  11–5 (1–1)
The Pit (14,303)
Albuquerque, NM
01/15/2011
7:00 PM, The Mtn.
TCU W 79–69  12–5 (2–1)
Moby Arena (4,193)
Fort Collins, CO
01/19/2011
8:30 PM, The Mtn.
at UNLV W 78–63  13–5 (3–1)
Thomas & Mack Center (11,266)
Paradise, NV
01/22/2011
7:00 PM, The Mtn.
No. 9 BYU L 85–94  13–6 (3–2)
Moby Arena (8,745)
Fort Collins, CO
01/26/2011
6:00 PM, The Mtn.
Air Force W 69–66  14–6 (4–2)
Moby Arena (4,150)
Fort Collins, CO
01/29/2011
4:00 PM, The Mtn.
at Utah W 74–68  15–6 (5–2)
Jon M. Huntsman Center (9,132)
Salt Lake City, UT
02/02/2011
7:00 PM, CBSCS
No. 7 San Diego State L 54–56  15–7 (5–3)
Moby Arena (7,353)
Fort Collins, CO
02/05/2011
6:00 PM, CBSCS
at Wyoming W 59–56  16–7 (6–3)
Arena-Auditorium (5,453)
Laramie, WY
02/12/2011
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
New Mexico W 68–62  17–7 (7–3)
Moby Arena (6,425)
Fort Collins, CO
02/16/2011
6:00 PM, The Mtn.
at TCU W 69–55  18–7 (8–3)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (4,088)
Fort Worth, TX
02/19/2011
5:00 PM, The Mtn.
UNLV L 61–68  18–8 (8–4)
Moby Arena (8,745)
Fort Collins, CO
02/23/2011
6:00 PM, The Mtn.
at No. 7 BYU L 76–84  18–9 (8–5)
Marriott Center (22,700)
Provo, UT
02/26/2011
4:30 PM, The Mtn.
at Air Force L 57–74  18–10 (8–6)
Clune Arena (4,429)
Colorado Springs, CO
03/02/2011
7:00 PM, CBSCS
Utah W 78–65  19–10 (9–6)
Moby Arena (5,581)
Fort Collins, CO
03/05/2011
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
at No. 9 San Diego State L 48–66  19–11 (9–7)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
2011 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/10/2011
3:30 PM, The Mtn.
vs. New Mexico
Quarterfinals
L 61–67  19–12
Thomas & Mack Center (14,697)
Paradise, NV
2011 National Invitation Tournament
03/15/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
Fairfield
First Round
L 60–62  19–13
Moby Arena (3,202)
Fort Collins, CO
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll/Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mountain West Conference Announces 2010–11 Preseason Men's Basketball Selections". 2010-10-12. Archived from the original on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2011-01-23.