Scores

Final

Kansas 73

(13-4, 2-0 Big 12)

Colorado 56

(8-8, 0-2 Big 12)

    3:30 PM ET, January 17, 2009

    Coors Events Center, Boulder, Colorado

    1 2 T
    KU 34 3973
    COLO 27 2956

    Top Performers

    Kansas: C. Aldrich 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    Colorado: C. Higgins 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Kansas 73, Colorado 56

    Associated Press

    BOULDER, Colo. -- Unranked Kansas beat Colorado a 12th straight time Saturday, winning 73-56 with Sherron Collins scoring 18 points and Cole Aldrich having 15 points and 10 rebounds

    Collins was 5-for-14 shooting for Kansas (13-4, 2-0 Big 12 Conference), winners of 5-of-6. Tyshawn Taylor added 14 points for the Jayhawks, which beat Colorado for the 12th straight time.

    Cory Higgins led Colorado (8-8, 0-2) with 20. Colorado hasn't beaten Kansas since Jan. 22, 2003 in Boulder. The Buffaloes have lost two in a row and 5-of-6.

    Colorado trailed 45-36 on Dwight Thorne's layup early in the second half only to have Tyrel Reed have two 3-pointers as part of a 7-0 run to get the Jayhawks their biggest lead: 50-36 with 9:58 left. Reed's third 3-pointer of the half and baskets by Aldrich and Markieff Morris extended the lead for Kansas to 62-43 with 6:13 left.

    Collins had 15 points by halftime, and Kansas outscored the Buffaloes 17-5 over the final 6:56 of the first half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KU
    COLO
    Points 73 56
    FG Made-Attempted 27-44 (.614) 16-43 (.372)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 19-23 (.826)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 5

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 17, 2009 KU 73, @COLO 56Recap
    Jan 31, 2009 @KU 66, COLO 61Recap