George King scored 26 factors and Colorado defeated UCLA sixty eight-fifty nine on Saturday, dropping the Bruins out of first place within the Pac-12.
King made a profession-excessive six three-pointers for the Buffaloes (eleven-7, three-three), who earned their first street win of the season. The staff’s lone beginning senior completed one level in need of his profession excessive whereas grabbing 10 rebounds.
Thomas Welsh scored 20 factors — two off his profession greatest — to steer the Bruins (thirteen-5, four-2).
King scored eight in a row, together with consecutive three-pointers, to push Colorado’s result in fifty five-forty one.
Welsh took over for UCLA, scoring 10 in a row to shut to fifty five-fifty one. The 7-footer made two three-pointers whereas teammate Chris Smith missed three free throws.
A lot of the different Bruins have been no higher on the line, the place the workforce was eight of 18, a statistic certainly galling to teach Steve Alford, who was a prime foul shooter at Indiana.
King answered together with his sixth three-pointer and Colorado led 60-fifty one. It was a part of a thirteen-eight run the Buffs used to shut out the sport.