2011–12 Colorado State Rams men's basketball team

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2011–12 Colorado State Rams men's basketball
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Sun Bowl Invitational Champions
NCAA Tournament West Region 11 Seed, Second Round
Conference Mountain West Conference
2011–12 record 20–12 (8–6 Mountain West)
Head coach Tim Miles (5th Season)
Assistant coach Niko Medved
Assistant coach Craig Smith
Assistant coach Ronald Coleman
Home arena Moby Arena
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#21 New Mexico 10 4   .714     28 7   .800
#22 San Diego State 10 4   .714     26 8   .765
#23 UNLV 9 5   .643     26 9   .743
Colorado State 8 6   .571     20 12   .625
TCU 7 7   .500     18 15   .545
Wyoming 6 8   .429     21 12   .636
Air Force 3 11   .214     13 16   .448
Boise State 3 11   .214     13 17   .433
2012 MWC Tournament winner
As of March 8, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Colorado State Rams men's basketball team represented Colorado State University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team was coached by Tim Miles in his 5th 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 20–12, 8–6 in Mountain West play to finish in fourth place. They lost in the semifinals of the Mountain West Basketball Tournament to San Diego State. They received an at-large bid to the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament where they lost in the second round to Murray State.

Departures[edit]

The Colorado State Rams lost senior power forward Andy Ogide who was averaging 17.2 ppg, senior Small Forward Travis Franklin who was averaging 11.8 ppg, Adam Nigon and Andre McFarland.

Roster[edit]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous School
0 Cody Mann 6'0" 160 G Fr. Miami, FL Dr. Krop HS
2 Daniel Bejarano 6'4" 202 G So. Phoenix, AZ Arizona
3 Trevor Williams 7'0" 282 C RS So. Denver, CO Denver Lutheran HS
4 Pierce Hornung 6'5" 210 F Jr. Arvada, CO Ralston Valley HS
10 Wes Eikmeier 6'3" 168 G RS Jr. Fremont, NE Iowa State
11 Jesse Carr 6'2" 184 G RS Jr. Ainsworth, NE Ainsworth HS
15 Kaipo Sabas 5'11" 177 G Sr. Fort Collins, CO Laramie County CC
22 Dorian Green 6'2" 192 G Jr. Lawrence, KS Lawrence HS
23 Will Bell 6'6" 242 F Sr. Colorado Springs, CO Northeastern JC
25 Chad Calcaterra 6'10" 228 C RS Fr. Cloquet, MN Cloquet HS
33 Dwight Smith 6'4" 185 G So. Omaha, NE Ralston HS
44 Greg Smith 6'6" 221 F Jr. Omaha, NE Ralston HS
45 Colton Iverson 6'10" 261 F/C Sr. Yankton, SD Minnesota

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/01/2011*
7:00 PM
CSU–Pueblo W 97–82 
Moby Arena (2,241)
Fort Collins, CO
11/05/2011*
2:00 PM
SW Minnesota State W 83–70 
Moby Arena (2,250)
Fort Collins, CO
Regular season
11/11/2011*
7:00 PM
Montana W 64–58  1–0
Moby Arena (4,666)
Fort Collins, CO
11/14/2011*
6:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. SMU
NIT Season Tip-Off First Round
W 75–56  2–0
Maples Pavilion (177)
Palo Alto, CA
11/16/2011*
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at Stanford
NIT Season Tip-Off Quarterfinals
L 52–64  2–1
Maples Pavilion (4,337)
Palo Alto, CA
11/19/2011*
7:00 PM
Southern Miss L 58–79  2–2
Moby Arena (2,275)
Fort Collins, CO
11/21/2011*
7:30 PM
UTSA
NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation game
W 85–75  3–2
Moby Arena (759)
Fort Collins, CO
11/22/2011*
7:30 PM
Manhattan
NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation game
W 91–86 OT 4–2
Moby Arena (890)
Fort Collins, CO
11/30/2011*
6:00 PM, The Mtn.
Colorado W 65–64  5–2
Moby Arena (6,481)
Fort Collins, CO
12/03/2011*
12:30 PM
at Northern Iowa
MWC–MVC Challenge
L 77–83  5–3
McLeod Center (4,015)
Cedar Falls, IA
12/07/2011*
5:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 7 Duke L 64–87  5–4
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
12/19/2011*
7:00 PM
Texas Southern W 85–61  6–4
Moby Arena (2,585)
Fort Collins, CO
12/22/2011*
7:00 PM
at Northern Colorado W 92–78  7–4
Butler–Hancock Sports Pavilion (2,148)
Greeley, CO
12/28/2011*
7:00 PM
at UTEP
Sun Bowl Invitational Semifinals
W 56–53  8–4
Don Haskins Center (8,534)
El Paso, TX
12/29/2011*
7:30 PM
vs. Jacksonville State
Sun Bowl Invitational Championship
W 79–56  9–4
Don Haskins Center (6,753)
El Paso, TX
01/07/2012*
7:00 PM
Nebraska-Omaha W 87–63  10–4
Moby Arena (3,000)
Fort Collins, CO
01/11/2012*
7:00 PM, The Mtn.
Denver W 79–75  11–4
Moby Arena (2,946)
Fort Collins, CO
01/14/2012
7:00 PM, The Mtn.
TCU W 95–89 2OT 12–4 (1–0)
Moby Arena (2,577)
Fort Collins, CO
01/17/2012
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
Boise State W 66–55  13–4 (2–0)
Moby Arena (4,753)
Fort Collins, CO
01/21/2012
4:00 PM, The Mtn.
at Wyoming L 51–70  13–5 (2–1)
Arena-Auditorium (7,901)
Laramie, WY
01/25/2012
8:00 PM, CBSSN
at New Mexico L 52–85  13–6 (2–2)
The Pit (14,089)
Albuquerque, NM
01/28/2012
2:00 PM, NBCSN
No. 13 San Diego State W 77–60  14–6 (3–2)
Moby Arena (6,038)
Fort Collins, CO
02/01/2012
8:30 PM, The Mtn.
at No. 11 UNLV L 63–82  14–7 (3–3)
Thomas & Mack Center (15,053)
Paradise, NV
02/04/2012
3:00 PM, CBSSN
Air Force W 67–49  15–7 (4–3)
Moby Arena (4,359)
Fort Collins, CO
02/11/2012
6:30 PM, The Mtn.
at TCU L 71–75  15–8 (4–4)
Daniel–Meyer Coliseum (4,822)
Fort Worth, TX
02/15/2012
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
at Boise State L 69–70  15–9 (4–5)
Taco Bell Arena (3,312)
Idaho, ID
02/18/2012
7:00 PM, The Mtn.
Wyoming W 54–46  16–9 (5–5)
Moby Arena (8,745)
Fort Collins, CO
02/21/2012
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
No. 18 New Mexico W 71–63  17–9 (6–5)
Moby Arena (4,444)
Fort Collins, CO
02/25/2012
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
at No. 24 San Diego State L 66–74  17–10 (6–6)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
02/29/2012
8:00 PM, CBSSN
No. 17 UNLV W 66–59  18–10 (7–6)
Moby Arena (8,371)
Fort Collins, CO
03/03/2012
2:00 PM, The Mtn.
at Air Force W 75–65  19–10 (8–6)
Clune Arena (4,858)
Colorado Springs, CO
2012 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/08/2012
3:30 PM, The Mtn.
vs. TCU
Quarterfinals
W 81–60  20–10
Thomas & Mack Center (8,601)
Las Vegas, NV
03/09/2012
7:00 PM, CBSSN
vs. No. 18 San Diego State
Semifinals
L 69–79  20–11
Thomas & Mack Center (16,339)
Las Vegas, NV
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/15/2012*
10:15 AM, CBS
No. (W 11) vs. No. 12 (W 6) Murray State
Second Round
L 41–58  20–12
KFC Yum! Center (16,069)
Louisville, KY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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