The Colorado State University-Pueblo wrestling team will enter tonight's dual at Colorado Mesa University ranked No. 5 in the NCAA Division II Coaches Association Top 25. Sophomore JaVaughn Perkins (Omaha, Neb.) leads a group of four ThunderWolves ranked in the top 12, as he sits at No. 1 at 184.
Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night.
McKinley Wright IV had 10 of his 17 points during a late run, George King and Namon Wright scored 16 each and Colorado beat Washington State 82-73 on Thursday night.
Ashley Ambrose, a former All-Pro who played 13 years in the NFL and was a former assistant coach at the University of Colorado from 2008-10, has been hired to coach the cornerbacks for the Buffaloes, head coach Mike MacIntyre announced Thursday.
Blake Griffin had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Denver Nuggets 109-104 on Wednesday night for their season-high sixth straight win.