Barnes makes 5 3-pointers, Indiana State beats Colorado
The victory was the first for the Sycamores (7-3) over a current Pac-12 member since 1946. They are 2-6 against current Pac-12 programs. Colorado had a six-game win streak end.
The Sycamores came in as the nation’s leader in 3-point field-goal percentage at 44.5 percent and kept it up against the Buffaloes (8-2), making 8 of 12 from the arc in the first half in taking a 36-28 lead. Indiana State finished at 56 percent from the 3-point line, better than their 44 percent overall.
The lead reached 14 with 15:52 remaining in the game but it was a one-point contest at 66-65 after Shane Gatling’s 3-pointer with 1:15 to go. After Key scored for Indiana State, McKinley Wright was fouled scoring but missed the free throw and Key scored in transition for a 70-67 edge. Gatling missed a 3-pointer and Williams finished the scoring with two free throws.
Tyler Bey led Colorado with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Gatling and Wright added 10 each.