Namon Wright scored 14 factors, Deleon Brown had thirteen and Colorado pulled away within the second half to beat Denver 89-sixty two Tuesday night time.
McKinley Wright added 12 factors and George King eleven for Colorado (2-zero), which has gained 18 of its final 19 nonconference video games on the Coors Occasions Middle.
Denver’s Daniel Amigo had a recreation-excessive 22 factors on 10-of-20 capturing, connecting on two of his three photographs from three-level vary. Joe Rosga added 15 factors for Denver (zero-2).
Denver pulled to inside fifty one-forty five on a pair of free throws by Rosga, however the Buffaloes re-asserted themselves with a 12-1 run punctuated by Tyler Bey’s dunk.
With four:28 left, Brown drove in for a layup that boosted Colorado’s result in seventy seven-fifty four, its largest benefit to that time.
Brown scored 9 of his factors within the first half, serving to Colorado transfer in entrance forty three-33.
The Buffaloes outscored the Pioneers 14-eight within the final four:30 of the opening interval to construct their 10-level edge on the break, highlighted by McKinley Wright’s steal and fastbreak layup in the midst of the surge.