Colorado 89, The Citadel 61

Colorado 89, The Citadel 61

Published Dec. 18, 2010 12:02 a.m. ET

Alec Burks scored 19 points and Corey Higgins had 18 to lead Colorado to a 89-61 victory over The Citadel on Friday night.

Levi Knutson had 11 points for the Buffaloes (6-3), who have won 18 straight non-conference home games dating back to the 2008-09 season.

Mike Groselle had 22 points to lead the Bulldogs (3-6), who were playing their first game since beating St. Mary's (Md.) College on Dec. 6.

The Buffaloes led by 19 in the first half and scored the first five points of the second half to take a 46-28 lead. Levi Knutson's jumper midway through the second half gave Colorado a 65-41 lead, and the Buffaloes cruised from there.