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Colorado rallies past Colorado State 88-77

Posted at 6:36 PM, Dec 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-06 20:36:55-05

Josh Scott had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Colorado rallied past Colorado State 88-77 on Sunday.

Wesley Gordon scored a season-high 15 points with 12 rebounds for Colorado, which outscored the Rams 49-25 after intermission to win its seventh in a row.

Colorado (7-1) trailed by 13 at halftime but used a 15-1 run at the start of the second to take a 54-53 lead. The Buffaloes extended it to six but a pair of 3s by Antwan Scott got the Rams within 64-62.

The game was tied at 68 when Josh Scott hit a layup and Gordon two free throws to put Colorado ahead 72-68. After two free throws by the Rams, Scott hit another jumper and Josh Fortune converted a 3-point play to make it 77-70 with 3:45 left.

Gian Clavell led Colorado State with 18 points and John Gillon had 16 points, all in the first half. The Rams (5-3) have lost three straight.