In a statement Monday, Eustachy said he was honored and thankful to serve as the Rams' coach but added, "At the end of the day, it is time for me to step aside and allow Colorado State to open a new chapter of Rams basketball.
"We miss him. We miss him extremely," coach Larry Eustachy said. "He's the heart of our team. But we're doing the best we can without him. When we get him back I think we'll get pretty good."