BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Alexis Robinson scored 19 points, Haley Smith pumped in 18 more and Colorado rolled to a 79-69 win over No. 15 Kentucky on Saturday night.
Kennedy Leonard added 14 points with 12 rebounds and Zoe Correal had 10 points for Colorado (3-0), which got 11 steals and 19 assists. Smith was 7 for 13 from the field, including 4 of 6 from long range.
Colorado overtook Kentucky (3-1) for good with an 8-3 spurt that stretched across both sides of the break. Zoe Beard-Fails drained a jumper as time expired in the first half to put the Buffaloes up 37-35, then Smith got a layup to open the third quarter. Robinson and Leonard also got buckets in the run and Colorado held on the rest of the way.
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Maci Morris, Taylor Murray and Makayla Epps scored 14 points apiece for Kentucky, while Evelyn Akhator had 12 points and 13 rebounds.