Boxscore
Colorado St. 88, Virginia Tech 52
Sunday, December 23, 2012 11:30 PM
Location - Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Officials - Clyde Owens, Charles Russell, Joe Stigliano
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Virginia Tech 27 25 52
Colorado St. 33 55 88

Recap


Colorado State 88, Virginia Tech 52
: Pierce Hornung recorded his first double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Rams outscored the Hokies by 30 points in second half to pull away in the championship game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.

Dorian Green added 18 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, Greg Smith had 17 points and eight rebounds and Colton Iverson finished with 15 and seven boards for Colorado State (10-2), which committed just six turnovers.

Erick Green poured in a game-high 26 points while Jarell Eddie chipped in 10 for Virginia Tech (9-3).

A 3-pointer by Wes Eikmeier capped an 11-0 run for the Rams to give them a 17-10 lead with 9:46 left in the first half. After a three-point play from Iverson and jumper by Smith pushed the advantage to 32-22 with 1:05 left, C.J. Barksdale converted a tip-in and Green made a 3-pointer to pull the Hokies within six at the break.

Green and Smith combined for five 3-pointers as Colorado State opened the second half on a 28-9 run to make the score 61-36 with 11:13 left. After a 3-pointer by Eddie, the Rams scored 16 straight and increased their lead to 77-39 with 5:26 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Colorado State defeated each of its opponents – North Florida, CSU Bakersfield, Portland and Virginia Tech – by at least 17 points in this event. ... The Rams outrebounded the Hokies 42-30 and won the battle on the glass in all 11 games this season. Colorado State entered the game first in the nation in rebounding margin at plus-16.1 ... Hornung recorded four double-doubles last season and has six in his career.

Virginia Tech Hokies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Erick Green 36:00 10-21 2-7 4-5 2 3 5 3 1 1 5 0 26
Jarell Eddie 25:00 4-10 2-4 0-0 2 3 5 0 1 0 2 1 10
Robert Brown 21:00 0-8 0-3 0-2 1 2 3 0 4 0 3 0 0
C.J. Barksdale 20:00 2-4 0-0 0-2 3 2 5 0 2 0 0 0 4
Cadarian Raines 21:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 4 0 3 1 2
Marquis Rankin 23:00 1-4 1-4 0-0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 3
Christian Beyer 25:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
Joey van Zegeren 14:00 0-0 0-0 2-3 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 2 2
Will Johnston 10:00 1-1 1-1 1-2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Joey Racer 3:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
Marcus Patrick 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greg Donlon 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-53 6-21 8-16 12 18 30 4 21 1 15 4 52
  35.8% 28.6% 50.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 15

Colorado St. Rams

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Wes Eikmeier 27:00 2-10 1-6 0-0 0 1 1 6 3 1 1 0 5
Colton Iverson 29:00 5-9 0-0 5-7 2 5 7 1 0 0 0 0 15
Dorian Green 32:00 6-10 5-6 1-2 0 3 3 6 0 2 0 0 18
Pierce Hornung 27:00 6-7 1-1 5-6 5 5 10 4 2 0 3 1 18
Greg Smith 29:00 6-11 2-3 3-8 4 4 8 3 2 2 2 1 17
Jordan Mason 5:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Daniel Bejarano 25:00 2-4 1-2 1-2 4 2 6 0 2 0 0 0 6
Jonathan Octeus 16:00 0-6 0-3 0-0 1 4 5 2 2 1 0 0 0
Joe De Ciman 4:00 1-2 1-2 2-2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 5
Gerson Santo 6:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 30-63 11-24 17-27 17 25 42 22 15 7 6 2 88
  47.6% 45.8% 63.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 6