Colorado 76, Texas A&M 70
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP)—Blair Wilson scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, including three straight 3-pointers that put Colorado ahead for good, as the Buffaloes beat Texas A&M 76-70 Saturday.
David Harrison had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead Colorado (17-8, 9-5 Big 12). Michel Morandais scored 12 points with nine assists.
Texas A&M (7-18, 0-14) lost its 14th straight and wrapped up its home schedule without a conference victory. The Aggies’ only chances for a conference win are at Oklahoma and Oklahoma State next week. Kevin Turner led Texas A&M with 21 points.
The Aggies led 42-36 at halftime on 50 percent shooting. But A&M was held to just 29 percent in the second half (7-of-24).
Colorado used a 9-2 run early in the second half to cut the A&M lead to two points. A layup by Lamar Harris tied the game at 49-49. Harris scored six points in a row during the stretch and finished with nine points and nine rebounds.
Three of A&M’s seven field goals in the second half came in the final minute after Colorado already had built a double-digit lead.
With the game tied at 51, Wilson hit the 3-pointers, separated only by a pair of free throws by Harrison as Colorado jumped out to a 62-55 lead.
Three of A&M’s seven field goals in the second half came in the final minute after Colorado had already built a double-digit lead.
Wilson hit 6-of-6 at the free-throw line in the final 1:05.