Boulder, CO (Sports Network) - Travis Wear tallied a career-high 23 points, as
the surging UCLA Bruins upended the Colorado Buffaloes, 78-75, in Pac-12
Conference play from the Coors Events Center.
Jordan Adams added 18 points for UCLA (14-3, 4-0 Pac-12) and sank a pair of
free throws with seven seconds remaining to seal the win. Shabazz Muhammad
chipped in with 14 points, while Kyle Anderson posted his fifth double-double
of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds. The victory was the ninth in a
row for the Bruins, marking their longest winning streak since the 2008-09
squad won 10 straight.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points to lead the Buffaloes (11-5, 1-3), who
suffered their first home loss in eight tries this season. Josh Scott and
Askia Booker each scored 18 for CU, while Andre Roberson (five points) pulled
down a game-high 12 rebounds.
The first half featured five ties and a dozen lead changes, although UCLA
claimed a 35-34 halftime advantage behind a 50-percent shooting effort from
Wear provided a spark by scoring 14 of his 23 points in the second half. UCLA
was clinging to a 44-43 lead when it went on a 17-5 run over a span of nearly
seven minutes. Still, the Buffaloes would not go quietly, and they eventually
trimmed the margin to 76-75 with seven seconds remaining before Adams made
those late free throws to seal the outcome.
The Bruins shot 51.7 percent for the game and held a 17-4 advantage in fast-
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