GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) On senior night, Connor Nichols left it all on the floor in a strong performance in his final regular season home game.
The Mavericks hosted Western State in the final game of the season. CMU needed a win to have a chance to improve their seeding in the RMAC tournament.
Western State came to play and spoil senior night. The Mountaineers led 17-10 with 11:27 left in the first half. With six minutes left in the first, the Mavericks went on a 12-0 run to take a 37-28 lead into half.
The Mavericks would score 46 points in the second half and hold on to get the win 83-63 over Western State. CMU receives the five seed and will play at the four seeded Black Hills State on Tuesday.