CSU meets Creighton in the US Virgin Islands

Colorado State (4-0) vs. Creighton (4-0)

US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; Sunday, 5:45 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Colorado State and Creighton will face off in the US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. Creighton clinched a 78-57 victory over Brown in his last game, while Colorado State won 66-60 over Bradley in his last outing.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: David Roddy is averaging 20.5 points and 9.8 rebounds to lead the charge for the Rams. Isaiah Stevens is also a key host, now averaging 14.3 points, four rebounds and 5.5 assists per game. The Bluejays were led by Alex O’Connell, who is averaging 14.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals. DOMINANT DAVID: Roddy has logged on 30% of the 10 3 points he attempted and made 2 of 6 in the last three Games. He’s also managed 75 percent of his free kicks this season.

ASSISTANCE RATIOS: The Rams have recently gotten buckets via assists more often than the Bluejays. Creighton has 37 assists on 81 field goals (45.7%) in its last three outings while Colorado State has assists on 45 of 86 field goals (52.3%) over the course of his last three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Colorado State is ranked first among MWC teams with an average of 88.5 points per game.


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Naomi C. Amerson