Early Morning Thoughts While Sipping Some Coffee

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Since Coffee is for Closers, have a seat and treat yourself to a nice cup of Joe as you celebrate last night’s victory over a very game UNLV squad. Here’s a few thoughts this AM. As a Fan I felt Robbed My love of college basketball isn’t just driven by the play on the floor. […] READ MORE


Stevens and Roddy Sipping Coffee as Rams Close Out 74-71 Comeback WIn Over UNLV

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There’s a famous line in the movie “Glengarry Glen Ross” where one character tells another “Put that coffee down. Coffee is for closers.” Another way of saying “To the victors go the spoils.” CSU super sophomores Isaiah Stevens and David Roddy are drinking the coffee tonight as they led the Rams seemingly back from the […] READ MORE


Podcast Interview: Colorado Point Guards Stevens, Hofschild Lead Ram Hoops Resurgence

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Ram point guards McKenna Hofschild and Isaiah Stevens joined us on the latest RamNation Radio Podcast us to talk about their seasons and give fans a glimpse into the lives of two of the best student athletes (and people!) on the CSU campus. RamNation.com’s Joel Cantalamessa and I also discuss the basketball season to date, review the […] READ MORE


Aztecs Gain Series Split With Emphatic 78-65 Win Over Rams

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San Diego State isn’t the top program in the Mountain West by accident. So you had the feeling they were going to come out like a wounded animal after dropping the first of two games to CSU. The Aztecs found a way to free up elite perimeter shooter Jordan Schakel early and often and he […] READ MORE


The Day After: Advanced Stats Tell an Amazing Story re: CSU’s Historic Comeback Win

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With just under 10 minutes remaining in the first half, Colorado State was almost dead in the water. KenPom.com, the most recognized advanced analytics site in College Basketball, rated the Rams’ win probability at 0.8%. Let that sink in. 0.8% Sounds impossible but think about it. Odds of about 1 in 125. More likely than me […] READ MORE


Rams Deliver Historic Comeback Victory, Defeat San Diego State 70-67

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They say basketball is a game of runs but this was ridiculous. Trailing 33-7 on national TV but no one could see it because the earlier game went over its allotted time. When CBS switched to the CSU-San Diego State game, the switch also went off for the Rams. They closed the half on a […] READ MORE


Rams Run Roughshod Over Fresno in 81-59 Home Win

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In the second game of their very first MWC Pandemic Pair, the Colorado State Men’s Basketball team made short work of their opponents from the Valley with a pulsating first-half performance as they completed the sweep. They ran out to a 41-17 halftime lead that could easily have been more. It began with what is […] READ MORE


Rams Tame ‘Dogs 75-53 In MWC Opener

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It wasn’t the prettiest  but then again it was a D-1 conference opener, not an art class, as the Colorado State Men’s Basketball team began their 2020-21 MWC season with a resounding win over the Fresno State Bulldogs. Colorado State struggled to establish their tempo offensively in the first half, some of which was created […] READ MORE


Holiday Blessings to You and Your Family

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I was sitting around the house yesterday feeling a bit down and sorry for myself. Maybe it was the short days of Winter that led to the way I’m feeling. After living in several places around the country, I have made Colorado my home because of the splendor of its blue skies and bright sun. Those […] READ MORE


Rams Deliver 3rd Straight Defensive Master Class in 70-57 Win Over Santa Clara

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Who would have thunk it? All signs pointed toward the 2020-21 Colorado State Men’s Basketball team being an offensive juggernaut that needed to overcome defensive deficiencies of the previous season in order to take that next step. But in the upside down world of 2020, they have turned the tables, becoming a potent defensive force […] READ MORE