Colorado defeats Prairie View 72-47

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP)—Cory Higgins scored 17 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds to lead Colorado to a 72-47 win over Prairie View on Friday night.

Dwight Thorne II finished with 12 points for the Buffaloes (5-3), while Levi Knutson came off the bench to add nine points. Colorado took control early as Higgins scored 15 of his points in the first half. The Buffs went into the break with a 43-18 lead.

The second half was much of the same. Colorado took advantage of a fatigued Panthers team and led by as many as 32 points. The Buffs shot 51 percent from the field compared to 32 percent shooting by the Prairie View (3-8).

Christopher Jones led the Panthers with nine points, and Dorian McDaniel came off the bench to score eight.

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 Prairie View A&M
Jacobie Shivers Jacobie Shivers
2-5,  7 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Colorado
Cory Higgins Cory Higgins
6-12,  17 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

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