Cole Bajema and Braxton Meah each scored 16 points and Washington beat Colorado 73-63 on Sunday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Cole Bajema and Braxton Meah each scored 16 points and Washington edged Colorado 73-63 on Sunday.
Keion Brooks added 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists for the Huskies (7-2, 1-1 Pac-12) and Jamal Bey had 12 points and five steals.
A three-point play from PJ Fuller and a three-point play from Cole Bajema helped the Huskies build a 62-56 lead with just under two minutes to go. Javon Ruffin hit a 3-pointer for Colorado, then the Huskies got a layup from Brooks and a dunk and a free throw from Meah for a 67-59 lead with 45 seconds left. Colorado went on to score the next four points, but a dunk by Fuller with 22 seconds left helped the Huskies seal it.
J’Vonne Hadley led Colorado by 15 points. KJ Simpson and Tristan da Silva each scored 13 for the Buffaloes (4-5, 0-2).
A Brooks layup gave the Huskies a 54-40 lead near the 10-minute mark of the second half before Colorado went on for the next nine points, highlighted by back-to-back jumpers from da Silva and a three-point play from Simpson . Colorado went 56-54 near the four-minute mark but was outplayed 17-9 the rest of the way.
https://www.king5.com/article/sports/ncaa/ncaab/huskies/bajema-meah-score-16-washington-defeats-colorado-73-63/281-fae646d0-5be5-41cd-bb28-ff95b2928747 Bajema, Meah score 16, Washington defeats Colorado 73-63