NCAA Game Summary - Colorado at Oregon
(Thursday, March 1st)
Final Score: Oregon 90, Colorado 81
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) - Devoe Joseph posted a game-high 24 points as the Oregon Ducks used a second half scoring outburst to defeat the Colorado Buffaloes 90-81 in Pac-12 Conference action at Matthew Knight Arena.
Garrett Sim also had a big night with 19 points and five three-pointers for Oregon (21-8, 12-5 Pac-12), which has won three straight and five of its last six. Carlos Emory added 14 points for the Ducks, while E.J. Singler chipped in 10 points.
For Colorado (19-10, 11-6), Carlon Brown led the way with 20 points. Andre Roberson and Spencer Dinwiddie tallied 12 points apiece and Nate Tomlinson pitched in 11 points for the Buffaloes, who had won three of their previous four.
Colorado got out to a 41-36 lead after the opening stanza by shooting a scorching 63 percent from the floor. Oregon was able to keep the game close by connecting on 48.4 percent of its field goals in the half.
The tables were turned in the second half, with the Buffaloes connecting on 46.4 percent from the field and the Ducks hitting their field goals a red-hot 61.5 percent clip. Oregon was also aided by going 17-of-19 from the free-throw line as it pulled off the second half comeback.
Oregon was able to turn 15 Colorado giveaways in 27 points.
03/02 00:54:13 ET