Booker scores 26 as Colorado beats WSU
Askia Booker scored 26 points, including six of eight free throws in the final minute, and Colorado hung on to beat Washington State 68-63 on Wednesday night.
The Associated Press
BOULDER, Colo. — Askia Booker scored 26 points, including six of eight free throws in the final minute, and Colorado hung on to beat Washington State 68-63 on Wednesday night.
Xavier Johnson added 20 points and nine rebounds for Colorado (17-6, 6-4), which swept the season series with the Cougars. The Buffaloes won at Washington State 71-70 in overtime last month.
DaVonte Lacy, who missed the first meeting with a rib injury, scored a career-high 34 points for Washington State (9-13, 2-8). He also connected on a career-high eight three-pointers.
Ike Iroegbu added 10 points for the Cougars, who remain winless in five conference games on the road.
Up by three at the break after a sluggish opening half by both teams, Colorado got its offense going behind a torrid second-half start by Booker. He had 21 of his points in the closing period.
Stanford 80, at California 69
Dwight Powell had his third double-double in five games and Anthony Brown scored 11 points in the final 10 minutes to help Stanford beat California. Brown finished with 16 points and six rebounds, while Powell had 22 points, 11 rebounds and six assists.
Chasson Randle added 19 points for the Cardinal (15-7, 6-4), which has won three of the past four in this series between Bay Area rivals.
Justin Cobbs had 24 points and five rebounds for California (15-8, 6-4), playing for the first time since beating then-No. 1 Arizona.
|Wednesday’s resultsColorado 68, WSU 63Stanford 80, California 69|