BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Xavier Talton scored five of his 14 points in overtime, including the go-ahead 3-pointer to start the extra period, and Colorado overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to beat Utah 79-75 on Saturday.
Josh Scott had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Colorado (16-6, 5-4 Pac-12), which averted losing a third straight. Askia Booker added 18 points for the Buffaloes, who have beaten the Utes eight of the last nine times in Boulder.
It was another tough setback for Utah (14-7, 3-6). The Utes have lost their seven games this season by a combined total of 26 points.
Delon Wright and Brandon Taylor each scored 17 to lead the Utes.
Down 47-35, Colorado got back in the game on the strength of a 14-2 flurry, punctuated by back to back 3-pointers by Talton that pulled the Buffaloes into a 49-all tie with 11:13 remaining.
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