Airforce 39 35 74
Colorado 41 48 89
Date of game: 11/25/2012

Recap: Colorado vs. Air Force

Boulder, CO (Sports Network) - Josh Scott scored 20 points and pulled down seven rebounds, lifting the 23rd-ranked Colorado Buffaloes over the Air Force Falcons, 89-74, on Sunday.

Andre Roberson added 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Buffaloes (5-0), who shot 56.6 percent from the field and went 7-of-13 from beyond the arc. Askia Booker and Spencer Dinwiddie each tallied 15 points and seven rebounds.

"He showed tonight he has good skills, composure, balance," Colorado coach Tad Boyle said of Scott. "It doesn't always look the prettiest but he has a way to put the ball in the basket."

Colorado is off to its first 5-0 start since the 1989-90 season.

Michael Lyons had 20 points to pace the Falcons (5-1), who were trying for their first 6-0 start since the 1982-83 season. Todd Fletcher donated 18 points.

"Our guys showed some toughness," Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich said. "They came out and battled."

Xavier Johnson's 3-pointer gave Colorado a 19-11 lead with 13 minutes left in the first half.

Fletcher scored Air Force's next nine points and DeLovell Earls' 3-pointer made it a 23-23 game. The Falcons took a 31-29 lead on Mike Fitzgerald's shot from beyond the arc with less than eight minutes to go.

It remained close for the remainder of the half and the Buffaloes took a 41-39 margin into the locker room.

Holding a 58-56 lead with over 12 minutes to play, Colorado put together a 19-5 run to create some distance. Scott tallied eight points during the surge, including a layup with about five minutes left to make it 77-61.

Air Force never got closer than 12 the rest of the way.

Game Notes

The Buffaloes lead the all-time series by a 19-3 margin ... Air Force went 12- of-30 from beyond the arc.

Dorm Report: Rooting for the lesser of two evils

I really do try my best not to hate anyone, seeing as how that word can be thrown around rather easily, which is why it was so tough watching the Florida State-Louisville game on Thursday night.

NASCAR News
Kenseth takes pole, Stewart sets new track record at Texas

Matt Kenseth won the pole for the AAA Texas 500 by the slimmest of margins over Jeff Gordon, while Tony Stewart set a new track qualifying record with a lap at 200 mph during Friday's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.