ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- B.J. Taylor scored 26 points, A.J. Davis added 17 and Central Florida held off Colorado's late rally for a 79-74 victory on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Arizona allowed Colorado to hang around for a half. Lauri Markkanen scored 20 points, Allonzo Trier added 19 and No. 7 Arizona pulled away in the second half for a 92-78 victory over Colorado on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the conference tourney. ''They were offensive juggernauts
Colorado came back from a 19-point deficit to beat Washington State 73-63 in the Pac-12 Tournament. Josh Fortune ignited the Buffaloes with a thunderous dunk late in the first half before setting up Xavier Johnson for another spectacular slam during the second half turnaround.