As if he read the SB Nation Denver preview for this game, Levi Knutson scored a career high 22 points as the Colorado Buffaloes defeated the Oregon St. Beaver 83-57 in the last installment of the Big 12 / Pac-10 Hardwood Series.
Knutson had a hot hand all night going 8-10 from the field including 6-8 from behind the three point arc to lead the Buffaloes (4-3) to victory.
The game was never in doubt as CU got out to an early double digit lead and led 35-18 at half. The second half began as the first ended and CU extended its lead to 28 before emptying their bench.
Alec Burks scored 15 for the Buffs while Marcus Relphorde and Austin Dufault each contributed 12 to the victory. Cory Higgins added a season low 9. Relphorde paced the Buffs with 6 rebounds.
The Beavers (3-4) were led in scoring by Jared Cunningham with 16 and in rebounds by Omari Johnson with eight.