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No. 10-Seeded Colorado Defeated by No. 7-Seeded Illinois 57-49 in NCAA Tournament

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    On Friday, Mar. 22, No. 10-seeded Colorado was knocked off by No. 7-seeded Illinois 57-49 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Josh Scott secured a double-double for the Buffaloes including 10 points and 14 rebounds. Andre Roberson had nine points and added eight rebounds. For the Fighting Illini, Tracy Abrams got 13 points and six assists. Colorado closes out the season with a 21-12 record. The Buffaloes got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to Arizona 79-69 in the Pac-12 Tournament. In the regular season, they finished fifth in the Pac-12 with a 10-8 record in conference play.





    CU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
    AJosh Scott3310140131
    BAndre Roberson34982212
    C+Askia Booker341430002
    C+Xavier Johnson27540110
    CS. Dinwiddie25624004
    D+Sabatino Chen16220103
    DJeremy Adams19111001
    -S. Harris-Tunks9200002
    -Xavier Talton3000000

    Illini PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
    ATracy Abrams341346213
    ABrandon Paul311742303
    BNnanna Egwu33780011
    BD.J. Richardson371451104
    B-Tyler Griffey25561100
    CJoseph Bertrand17130100
    D-Sam McLaurin22010021


    Colorado Game Notes:

    • When the opposition records 17 or more free throws made this season, Colorado has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
    • The last time CU started the season 21-12 was 2010.
    • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Andre Roberson.
    • Josh Scott recorded a double-double. It was the third of his career.
    • Josh Scott has led the team in rebounding in five out of 33 games this season.

    Illinois Game Notes:

    • Brandon Paul has eight straight double-digit point games.
    • Brandon Paul has led the team in scoring 21 times in 35 games this season.
    • The top two scorers (Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson) accounted for 54.3 percent of the points.
    • Nnanna Egwu has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 35 games this season.
    Check out the complete Game Notes.


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