Colorado 58, Kansas St. 56
Rodney McGruder sank a long 3-pointer with Alec Burks in his
face, but the shot was still on his fingertips as the clock hit
zeros and Colorado escaped with a 58-56 win over Kansas State on
The Wildcats celebrated and the Buffs stood around as the
officiating crew reviewed the play and ruled the basket no
The Buffaloes (16-10, 5-6) swept the Wildcats (16-9, 4-6) for
the first time since 2003-04. They won 74-66 in Manhattan earlier
this season, part of a promising 3-0 Big 12 start that has faded
with seven losses in eight games.
Cory Higgins led Colorado with 17 points and Levi Knutson added
16. Jamar Samuels led Kansas State with 13 points, Jacob Pullen had
12 and McGruder 11.