9:00 PM ET, January 12, 2010
Coors Events Center, Boulder, CO
Higgins comes on strong in second half as Buffs upset No. 24 Bears
BOULDER, Colo. -- Coach Jeff Bzdelik relished his Colorado squad's breakthrough win against a ranked opponent but also recognized it as just one more step in the development of his program."We need more milestones," said Bzdelik, who's in his third season as Colorado's coach.Getting 18 points from Cory Higgins -- 16 of them in the second half -- Colorado upset Baylor (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today) 78-71 on Tuesday night, ending a nine-game winless streak stretching back three years against ranked opponents.
• Cory Higgins scored 18 points as Colorado picked up its first conference win in its last 13 games.
• LaceDarius Dunn had 23 points for Baylor, which saw its nine-game winning streak snapped.
• Colorado is 9-0 at home this season, and Big 12 teams are 114-1 at home this year (nonconference and conference games).
• Baylor has lost eight of its last nine conference road games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-55 (.473)||26-52 (.500)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-22 (.409)||6-13 (.462)|
|FT Made-Attempted||10-15 (.667)||20-31 (.645)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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