Colorado Vs. California: Buffs Look To Stay Atop Pac-12 Standings

The California Golden Bears host the Colorado Buffaloes in a Pac-12 matchup on Thursday night. Can Carlon Brown and Andre Roberson keep the Buffs rolling?

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Colorado Vs. California Final Score: Buffaloes Lose 57-50 After Poor Second Half

The Colorado Buffaloes took a solid lead into halftime but couldn't hold on in a 57-50 defeat against the California Golden Bears on Thursday night. Colorado led 29-22 going into halftime, but quickly blew the lead in a second half that saw numerous lead changes.

Austin Default led the Buffaloes in scoring with 19 points, but made just 5 of 13 shots from the field. He especially struggled on two-pointers, going 2-for-9 inside the arc. Andre Roberson added a double-double for Colorado, putting up 11 points and 14 rebounds.

California had a pretty balanced offensive attack, with Harper Kemp's 14 points leading the way. Most of the Golden Bears' starters really struggled, though, with Jorge Gutierrez's 2-for-17 shooting from the field being the most obvious reflection of that.

Colorado was outscored 34-21 in the disappointing second half against California. It's the first loss against a Pac-12 opponent for the Buffaloes this season, who drop to 3-1 in conference and 11-5 overall on the season, and it snaps a six-game winning streak. California moves to 14-4 this season, including a 4-1 record against Pac-12 opponents.

For more on the Colorado Buffaloes, visit SB Nation's Colorado blog, The Ralphie Report. For more on the California Golden Bears visit California Golden Blogs.

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Colorado Vs. California Score Update: Buffaloes Leading 29-22 At Halftime

The Colorado Buffaloes are leading 29-22 against the California Golden Bears going into halftime of a Pac-12 defensive battle. Neither team has managed to get many quality shots thus far, leading to weak shooting percentages and equally weak scoring figures.

In the first half, the Buffaloes shot just 40 percent from the field, but they were actually the more effective offensive team. The Golden Bears shot 31 percent, and made just 3 of their 6 free throw attempts. The Buffaloes were much better at taking advantage of free throws, knocking down 10 of 15 shots from the charity stripe.

For the Buffaloes, Austin Dufault leads the team in scoring with nine points, while Andre Roberson has added five points and six rebounds. California's leading scorer is Harper Kemp with seven points. Senior guard Jorge Gutierrez struggled in the first half for the Golden Bears, going 1-for-10 from the field.

For more on the Colorado Buffaloes, visit SB Nation's Colorado blog, The Ralphie Report. For more on the California Golden Bears visit California Golden Blogs.

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The California Golden Bears host the Colorado Buffaloes in a Pac-12 matchup on Thursday night.

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