LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 10: Jared Cunningham #1 of the Oregon State Beavers goes up for a shot in the lane against the Arizona Wildcats in the second half in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Pacific Life Pac-10 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
The Colorado Buffaloes look to contain G Jared Cunningham and start a new winning streak as they face the Oregon St. Beavers Thursday night.
The Colorado Buffaloes (14-7, 6-3 Pac-12) square off against the Oregon St. Beavers (14-7, 4-5) on Thursday night, looking start a new winning streak. The Buffs had won three straight games before the UCLA Bruins (12-9, 5-4) cracked down on them Saturday night for a 60-77 loss.
Thursday night will mark the Buffaloes' the first of two games against the Beavers, who enter the on a three-game winning streak themselves. The Beavers also bring with them a potent offensive attack, scoring over 70 point in 12 of their last 13 games.
The Oregon St. offense is largely anchored by junior G Jared Cunningham, who has averaged 18.2 points per game in the 2011-12 college basketball season. Colorado will need a strong effort from their two-way star, sophomore F Andre Roberson, averaging 11.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game.
Gametime: 7:00 PM MST, Feb. 2
Radio: 760 AM
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