Green, Eikmeier help Colorado State beat SMU 75-56
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Dorian Green scored 19 points and Wes Eikmeier added 18 in leading Colorado State to a 75-56 victory over SMU on Monday night in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament.
Jalen Jones scored 16 points for the Mustangs (1-1), who finished 19-13 last year. Jeremiah Samarrippas added 11 points and London Giles 10.
Green was scoreless in Colorado State's season-opening win over Montana on Friday night, missing all three of his shots. He more than made up for it against the Mustangs, going 5-for-8.
The Rams led by 24 points in the second half.
Green hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Rams a 51-29 halftime edge.
On Tuesday, Colorado State plays the winner of the Stanford-Fresno State game.
Updated November 14, 2011