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Men’s college basketball: No. 20 Colorado upsets unbeaten No. 10 Oregon 100-91
First Published Jan 05 2014 10:35 pm • Last Updated Jan 05 2014 11:37 pm

Boulder, Colo. • Askia Booker scored a career-high 27 points, 11 in the last 4:40, and No. 20 Colorado rallied in the second half to hand No. 10 Oregon its first loss of the season.

Spencer Dinwiddie added 23 points and Xavier Johnson and Josh Scott had 15 points apiece to help Colorado win 100-91 Sunday. The Buffaloes (13-2, 2-0 Pac-12) are off to their best start since the 1968-69 team began the season 13-2. Scott had 12 rebounds for Colorado, which remained unbeaten in 11 home games this season.

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Sunday’s scores

» No. 4 Wisconsin 75, No. 22 Iowa 71

» No. 8 Wichita State 67, Northern Iowa 53

» No. 20 Colorado 100, No. 10 Oregon 91

» No. 11 Villanova 91, Providence 61

» No. 21 San Diego St 61, No. 16 Kansas 57

» Wake Forest 73, No. 19 North Carolina 67

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Mike Moser had 24 points to lead Oregon (13-1, 1-1), which was denied its first 14-0 start since 1937-38. Joseph Young and Damyean Dotson both added 16 points.

Leading the nation in scoring, Oregon, one of seven unbeaten Division I teams entering the day, could not keep up with Colorado.

Young connected on a 3-pointer for Oregon with 1:24 left but that proved to be the Ducks’ final field goal as Colorado made 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch to seal the win.

No. 21 San Diego State 61, No. 16 Kansas 57 • In Lawrence, Kan., Xavier Thames scored 16 points, four on free throws in the closing seconds, and San Diego State held on to end Kansas’ 68-game nonconference winning streak at Allen Fieldhouse.

Wake Forest 73, No. 19 North Carolina 67 • In Winston-Salem, N.C., Travis McKie scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half for Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.

Codi Miller-McIntyre added 12 points for the Demon Deacons (11-3, 1-0), who took control with a 15-2 run midway through the second half to build a double-digit lead.




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