CSU, Wyoming meet in conference play

Colorado State (12-4, 9-3) vs. Wyoming (10-7, 4-6)

Arena-Auditorium, Laramie, Wyoming; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Wyoming hosts Colorado State in a MWC matchup. Colorado State fell 85-77 at home to Boise State on Friday. Wyoming lost 98-71 on the road to San Diego State on Saturday.

STEPPING UP: The Rams are led by sophomores David Roddy and Isaiah Stevens. Roddy is averaging 16 points and 9.3 rebounds while Stevens is putting up 15.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 6.6 assists per contest. The Cowboys have been led by Marcus Williams and Hunter Maldonado. Williams has averaged 16.3 points and 4.1 assists while Maldonado has put up 12.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game.

STEPPING IT UP: The Rams have scored 79.5 points per game against MWC opponents thus far, an improvement from the 64.7 per game they recorded against non-conference competition.

FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Stevens has either made or assisted on 49 percent of all Colorado State field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has 15 field goals and 26 assists in those games.

WINLESS WHEN: Wyoming is 0-5 this year when it scores 70 points or fewer and 10-2 when it scores at least 71.

UNDEFEATED WHEN: The Cowboys are 7-0 when they record six or more steals and 3-7 when they fall shy of that mark. The Rams are 9-0 when turning the ball over 14 times or fewer and 3-4 when the team exceeds that total.

DID YOU KNOW: Wyoming is ranked second among MWC teams with an average of 76.8 points per game.

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