Wyoming Edges Colorado St., 70-69

Jan. 13, 2001

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Marcus Bailey scored 20 points, including thegame-winner with 1:05 left in overtime, to carry Wyoming to a 70-69 victoryover Colorado State Saturday night.

Josh Davis added 16 points and Brett McFall 14 points for Wyoming (10-4, 1-1Mountain West Conference), which defeated Colorado State (9-5, 0-1) for thefirst time in five regular season meetings.

David Fisher led Colorado State with 19 points. Brian Greene had 15 pointsand 15 rebounds for CSU, which saw its three-game winning streak ended.

Wyoming fell behind 67-65 a minute into overtime when Ron Grady and Greenemanaged only one free throw apiece for Colorado State. Bailey hit a free throwand reserve Joe Ries tipped in a miss to put Wyoming ahead 68-67 before Greeneput CSU back ahead 69-68 with a tip of his own.

Bailey, who had 16 of his points after halftime, hit a 12-foot jumper overGrady for Wyoming. Colorado State had a chance to win, but Ugo Udezue drew acharge from Grady in the final two seconds to preserve the win.

Colorado State went into the second half leading 36-29.

Toward the end of regulation, Davis appeared to put the game away forWyoming, 63-59 with a 3-pointer with 2:19 to go, but CSU got within 63-62 witha free throw by Greene with 1:20 to go. The Rams tied it on Garrett Patik'sfree throw. Patik missed the second one with 20.3 seconds left to send the gameinto overtime.