Arielle Roberson scored a game-high 25 points to lead Colorado to a 69-62 victory over host Illinois on Saturday. The Buffaloes are 6-0 for the second consecutive season.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Arielle Roberson scored a game-high 25 points to lead Colorado to a 69-62 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
The Buffaloes are 6-0 for the second consecutive season.
Roberson, a freshman forward, made 7 of 8 shots from the field and 10 of 14 free throws.
Jen Reese scored a career-high 15 points for Colorado, which trailed 36-30 at halftime and was behind 60-57 with three minutes left. The Buffaloes ended the game with a 12-2 run.
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Baskets by Roberson and Reese gave Colorado a 61-60 lead. Then Buffaloes guard Chucky Jeffery stole the ball from Ivory Crawford of the Illini (4-3) and went in for a layup that gave the Pac-12 visitors a three-point advantage with 1:26 to play.
After a defensive stop, Roberson made a three-point shot with 37 seconds left for a 66-60 lead.
It was the only three-point basket of the game for the Buffaloes, who had 11 three-point attempts.
Other Pac-12 games
Utah 62, at Hawaii 61
Taryn Wicijowski scored a career-high 26 points as the Utes (7-0) turned back a furious late charge by the Rainbow Wahine (2-6).
Utah led 60-45 with 2:26 left before Hawaii supplied some suspense. Wicijowski scored the Utes’ last two points on free throws with 18 seconds left for a 62-56 lead.
Sacramento St. 80,
at Oregon St. 71 (OT)
Se’nyce Parrish scored 39 points, making 9 of 13 three-point shots, as the Hornets (4-2) defeated the Beavers (4-3).
Jamie Weisner, who is from Clarkston, led Oregon State with 19 points on 7-for-13 shooting.
At Arizona St. 60, Binghamton 35
Janae Fulcher scored 11 points and Isidora Purkovic added 10 to help the Sun Devils (3-3) overwhelm the Bearcats (0-7) in an ASU Classic game.
Binghamton was outrebounded 42-19. Four of the Bearcats’ five starters did not have a field goal.
• Jordan Hooper scored a season-high 29 points and Lindsey Moore — a graduate of Kentwood High in Covington — added 13 points as No. 21 Nebraska beat visiting Idaho State 60-51.
Team reports were used in compiling this roundup.