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Sports / Recreation

Rams rally to stun No. 17 UNLV

March 1, 2012

The CSU men's basketball team closed out its home schedule with an improbable come-from-behind win over UNLV.


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CSU's pep band was rocking from start to finish Wednesday night at Moby Arena.

Dorian Green, who scored 14 of his team-high 16 points in the second half, drives for a layup.

Will Bell, playing in his final home game, dunks home 2 of his 9 points.

Greg Smith, right, hugs teammate Pierce Hornung after the Rams rallied from 16 points down to upset No. 17 UNLV.

Pierce Hornung, center, celebrates after a wave of students rushed the court at game's end.

Hundreds of fans celebrate as the scoreboard shows the final tally: CSU 66, UNLV 59.

SURF'S UP! CAM the Ram and several CSU players did some crowd surfing after a wild crowd of 8,371 celebrated CSU's win over UNLV.


World famous!

It was time to celebrate Wednesday night at Moby Arena after the CSU Rams rallied from 16 points down to stun No. 17 UNLV. It was CSU's third win this season over a Top 25 team and gave the Rams their first unbeaten home record in conference play in more than 50 years.

How hot was this win? Smoking! The Rams were a Worldwide trend on Twitter, making them one of the hottest social media topics in the world!