ThunderWolves run into hot shooting Skyhawks in 95-61 road loss

ThunderWolves run into hot shooting Skyhawks in 95-61 road loss

DURANGO, Colo. (February 3, 2018) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's basketball team suffered a 95-61 loss to No. 17 Fort Lewis College in a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference road game Saturday in Durango, Colorado.

The ThunderWolves (10-13, 7-10 RMAC) were ahead 5-3 in the first two minutes of the game, but would fall behind the Skyhawks (19-3, 15-2 RMAC) 27-8 with 11:20 left in the first half. The 24-3 run would set the tone for the game, as the Pack suffered their third straight loss. 

Fort Lewis shot 63.3 percent in the first half and 60.3 percent in the game, while the road team produced a 35.0 percentage from the field. Both teams hit eight 3-pointers, but FLC knocked down 57.1 percent to the Pack's 34.8 percent. Sixteen ThunderWolves turnovers led to 21 points for the Skyhawks.

No CSU-Pueblo reached double figures scoring, as the Pack bench totaled 35 of the 61 points. Senior Mark Williams (F, Chino Hills, Calif.) totaled nine points off the bench on 3-of-5 shooting (60%) and added three rebounds. Freshman Corey Seng (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) added eight points, while fellow first year Michael Ward (G, Longmont, Colo.) added seven points. 

From the starters, center Jason Anderson (R-So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) had nine points and three rebounds. Sophomore Donovan Oldham (G, Colorado Springs, Colo.) totaled eight points and nine rebounds. 

The Pack look to right the ship with a quick turnaround Tuesday at New Mexico Highlands University. The RMAC contest is set to begin at 7 p.m.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.