Postgame Notes

Feb. 23, 2008

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J'Nathan Bullock
• Recorded his 11th double-double (and fifth this year), scoring 19 points with 13 rebounds.
• Was seven-for-11 from the field and five-for-six from the line.

Cedric Jackson
• Scored in double figures for the 23rd time this year, finishing with 10 points.
• The Horizon League leader in assists, he had three tonight to keep a one-assist leader over Butler's Mike Green.
• The Horizon League leader in steals, he had three tonight to raise his season total to 79, moving him into fourth place on the CSU single season list (tied with Kenny Robertson, 79 in 1989-90).

Norris Cole
• Scored in double figures for the second straight game (& third time this year), totalling 10 points.
• Was four-for-seven from the field with three steals.

• Today's game marked the fifth straight year that CSU took part in the O'Reilly Auto Parts ESPNU BracketBusters with the Vikings now owning a (2-2) mark in the event.
• The game served as Senior Night for CSU with Viking seniors Kevin Francis and Breyohn Watson being honored in a pre-game ceremony.
• CSU trailed just twice in the opening half (4-2, 17:10 and 9-8, 12:22), taking the lead for good on a Bullock layup with 12:02 left. The Vikings led by as many as seven (25-18, 3:31) in the half.
• The win improves the Vikings to 19-11 on the year and gives them a 2-0 lead in the all-time series with the Red Foxes. Marist drops to 15-13.
• The win was the 200th in the head coaching career of Gary Waters. He is now 29-32 in his second season at CSU and 200-167 in his 12th year as a head coach.
• The win allows CSU to break the Wolstein Center record for wins in a season with a 12-2 record. The old mark was 11 wins set in both 1992-93 (11-1) and 1999-2000 (11-2).
• The win also allowed the Vikings to record a winning record in the month of February, its fourth straight winning month this season. CSU was 4-3 in November, 4-2 in December, 6-3 in January and 5-3 in February. It is the longest streak since CSU had six straight winning months from February, 1992 and March, 1993.
• Neither team shot well from three-point as CSU missed its first 10 treys and Marist its first eight. The Vikings ended the night 4-16 (.250) while Marist was three-for-20 (.150).
• The Vikings had the edge at the foul stripe, converting 15-of-18 (.833). Marist was just 9-17 (.529).
• The Viking held Marist to .296 shooting from the field (16-54), marking the second time that an opponent shot less than 30-percent.