Colorado 85, Fort Lewis 57
Austin Dufault had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Andre Roberson
added 13 points and tied a career high with 15 rebounds to lead
Colorado past Fort Lewis 85-57 Friday in the season opener for both
Carlon Brown scored 13 points and Sabatino Chen had 10 for the
Buffaloes. It was Colorado’s 25th straight non-conference home win,
dating back to the 2008-09 season.
Matt Billups led the Skyhawks with career-high 23 points.
Colorado took control with a 16-1 run to lead 18-6 early in the
first half. The advantage grew to 16 before Fort Lewis rallied to
within nine with 3:05 left before halftime.
Robinson’s 3-pointer pushed the lead to 32-20, and his
three-point play gave Colorado a 39-24 lead. The Buffaloes led
41-29 at the break.
Colorado opened the second half on a 17-2 run to extend its lead
to 58-33 with 14:30 left.