Avila has 29 to lead Colorado State past Utah State 75-70
USU led the entire second half until Avila tied the game on free throws with 2:25 to play. CSU took a 69-68 lead with 55 seconds to play on a layup by Avila. Smith was blocked on a layup and Kidd followed with a quick layup to stretch the lead to 71-68 with 37 seconds left.
USU coach Stew Morrill announced mid-season his intention to retire at the end of the season, his 17th at Utah State, 29th as a head coach.