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Colorado Gets Blowout Win Over USC, 74-50

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    In Los Angeles on January 26th the Buffaloes crushed the Trojans in conference action, 74-50.
    A fact for this matchup: The RPI had Colorado as a much better team, #64 to #183.
    Colorado defeated USC while maintaining a strong statistical advantage in rebounding and free throw shooting.

    Colorado benefited from its rebounding with a big 51 to 24 edge. The Buffaloes put more in from the charity stripe, sinking 19 free throws compared to the seven for the Trojans.
    More than two Buffaloes players had the high score against the Trojans, each with 13 points. Roberson also contributed a game-leading 10 rebounds.
    CU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
    A+Andre Roberson2113101210
    AAustin Dufault171161001
    ACarlon Brown251392002
    AAskia Booker251391103
    B+Nate Tomlinson17235000
    B+S. DinWiddie28891112
    B-Jeremy Adams191010001
    D+S. Harris-Tunks15210101
    -Shannon Sharpe10010000
    DSabatino Chen20200102
    -Trey Eckloff3000000
    USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
    B-James Blasczyk26870001
    B-Byron Wesley401241102
    C+Garrett Jackson24850110
    C+Maurice Jones381301302
    CGreg Allen22611001
    C-Eric Strangis17211000
    DAlexis Moore26033002
    -Dewayne Dedmon4120010
    -Daniel Munoz3000000

    The Buffaloes are now 14-6. Their conference record improves to 6-2 and they've moved up to 1st place. They've also won 3 in a row.
    Next up is UCLA on January 28th.
    Colorado Game Notes:

    • Colorado has won 85% of the time this season (6-1) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
    • CU has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 20.0% three point percentage.
    • Andre Roberson has led the team in scoring 6 times and in rebounding 18 times in 20 games this season.
    • Andre Roberson recorded the 27th double digit rebound game of his career.
    • The last time CU started the season 14-6 was 2010.
    USC Game Notes:

    • USC lost and did not cover the spread.
    • The top two rebounders (James Blasczyk and Garrett Jackson) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
    • Maurice Jones recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 10.
    • This loss extended the Trojans losing streak to 9 games.
    • The top two scorers (Maurice Jones and Byron Wesley) accounted for 50.0% of the points.
    Check out the complete Games Notes

    Originally posted by Fight CU
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