NCAA Basketball: Colorado Holds On For Win Over Fresno State

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 11: Head coach Tad Boyle of the Colorado Buffaloes speaks with Nate Tomlinson #1 during their game against the Kansas Jayhawks in the semifinals of the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 11, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado defeated Fresno St. on Wednesday by shooting over 51 percent from the field.

Andre Roberson scored 21 points on 5-of-6 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Colorado Buffaloes to a 71-64 victory on Wednesday. Spencer Dinwiddie had 15 points and Austin Dufault had 13 points for Colorado in the win. Nate Tomlinson added seven points, six rebounds and six assists for the Buffaloes.

Fresno State's Kevin Olekaibe scored 26 points on 8-of-24 shooting and grabbed four rebounds and three steals. Guard Tyler Johnson came off the bench to score 11 points and grab six rebounds in the loss for the Bulldogs.

The Colorado Buffaloes took a 15-point lead into halftime on Wednesday, but was able to withstand a furious Fresno St. rally to earn the win.

Colorado turned the ball over 17 times, compared to eight turnovers for the Bulldogs. The Buffaloes shot 19-of-37 (51.4%) from the field, while the Fresno St. finished 22-of-61 (36%).

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