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Booker's 19 points lead No. 21 Colorado to win

By: AP Sports
By: AP Sports

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Askia Booker scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half, and No. 21Colorado finished strong to beat Georgia 84-70 on Saturday night.

Spencer Dinwiddie added 17 points for Colorado and Josh Scott had 14 points and 13 rebounds for his sixth double double this season and eighth of his career.

Colorado, which opens Pac-12 play next Thursday against Oregon State, made all 26 of its free throws, including an 8-for-8 from the line by Scott. All five starters for Colorado (11-2) scored in double figures, helping the Buffaloes remain unbeaten at home and match their best start since 1979-80, when they also began the season 11-2.

Nemanja Djurisic and Kenny Gaines had 12 points apiece for Georgia (6-5), which had its five-game winning streak snapped. Brandon Morris and Charles Mann each scored 11 points for the Bulldogs, who started the season 1-4.


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