Roby scores 25 in Colorado’s 93-47 win over Grambling State

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP)—Richard Roby scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half and Colorado’s defense forced 25 turnovers in routing winless Grambling State 93-47 on Saturday.

Cory Higgins added 15 points and Marcus Hall 12 for Colorado (7-5). The 46-point win was the most lopsided win of the season for the Buffaloes.

Anthony Williams led Grambling State (0-7) with 18 points. Williams didn’t get his first field goal until nearly two minutes into the second half.

The Tigers never led in the game, and have been outscored by nearly 19 points a game this season.

Dwight Thorne scored eight points in the final three minutes of the first half as Colorado built a 38-21 lead. The Buffaloes forced 14 turnovers, limited Grambling State to 35 percent shooting and never trailed in the first 20 minutes.

Emmanuel Calloway provided six points of an 11-3 run that got Grambling State as close as 17-13 with 7:53 remaining. Colorado’s defense clamped down the rest of the half.

Colorado opened the second half with a 24-7 run, 11 points coming from Roby, to extend its lead to 62-28 with 13:51 left. During the stretch, the Tigers had five turnovers and Williams provided all seven of their points.

Grambling State scored only four points over the last 9:32 after Calloway’s 3-pointer made it 72-43.

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 Grambling St.
A. Williams A. Williams
6-13,  18 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
R. Roby R. Roby
9-17,  25 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists

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