Josh Scott matched his career best with 21 points while also
collecting eight rebounds for Colorado (18-6, 7-4 Pac-12), which
won its third straight to remain in a tie for third with Arizona
State. Askia Booker finished with 20 points and seven assists to
give the Buffaloes three 20-point scorers.
Nigel Williams-Goss scored 15 points to lead Washington (13-11,
5-6). Perris Blackwell added 10 points and Andrew Andrews
finished with nine for the Huskies, but shot just 3-for-13.
Colorado sank its first six shots, four from 3-point range, and
the Huskies missed their first five to fall behind 16-4 after
just four minutes. The Buffaloes led by as much as 17 in the
opening half before Washington trimmed the deficit to seven on a
3-pointer by Andrews with just over four minutes left in the
The Buffaloes closed the half on an 11-3 run, however, taking a
48-33 lead into the break. The Huskies could only get as close
as 14 before Colorado began pulling away again.
GAME NOTEBOOK: The 48 first-half points by the Buffaloes is the
most in a single half since they joined the Pac 12. … Washington
F Desmond Simmons suffered a gash on his head during the opening
minutes and had to depart the game, but he returned to start the
second half and finished with five points. … Washington G C.J.
Wilcox, who came in averaging 25 points in three previous career
games against Colorado, finished with eight points on 2-for-10
from the floor.
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