No. 11 Colorado rolls over Denver 83-61
Arielle Roberson scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds
Thursday night and No. 11 Colorado dominated Denver 83-61 to remain
Michaela Neuhaus hit a layup and a free throw to put Denver up
15-12 in the first half, but Colorado scrapped back and took an
18-17 lead on a layup by Rachel Hargis, then went on runs of 11-3
and 9-0 to lead 47-32 at halftime.
Colorado opened the second half with a 7-0 run and steadily
pulled away, extending their lead to 26 points on a layup by Jamee
Swan with 1:32 to play.
Roberson grabbed five offensive rebounds and five defensive
boards as Colorado (9-0) out-rebounded Denver (1-8) 49-35 and
outshot them 44.3 percent (27-61) to 37.1 percent (23-62).
Jen Reese scored 18 points for Colorado, Lexy Kresl scored 13
and had a game-high six assists, and Brittany Wilson added 12.
Neuhaus led Denver with 14 points.