UW Huskies fall 92-69 to Colorado in Far West Classic
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Dallas Walton scored a career-high 22 points, leading five in double figures as Colorado breezed past the UW Huskies 92-69 Sunday night at the Far West Classic.
Colorado 92, UW Huskies 69: Box score
Walton was 6-for-7 shooting and made all 10 free throws for Colorado (5-1) to notch the first 20-point game of his career and reached double figures for the third straight game.
Though both teams compete in the Pac-12 Conference, Sunday’s game did not count in conference standings.
Jeriah Horne added 16 points, D’Shawn Schwartz 13, Keeshawn Barthelmy and Maddox Daniels 10 each. The Buffs took a 52-30 lead at halftime, the most points in a first half since 57 against Northern Arizona in 2012.
Colorado shot 60% in the first half, finishing the game at 48%, making 29 of 60 field goals with 21 assists.
Buffs are off to a 5-1 start 🦬🔥
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Riley Sorn led the Huskies with 16 points, Nate Pryor scored 15, Marcus Tsohonis added 14 and Quade Green 12. Washington (1-6) shot 43% (27 of 63).
Colorado put together an 11-1 run just past the halfway point of the second half, extending its lead to 36 points, 88-52.
This is a breakout season for Walton, who has scored 46 points in Colorado’s last 3 games. He scored 45 in 28 games last season.
Colorado faces Grand Canyon Tuesday in the Far West Classic. Washington meets San Francisco.
Last time: UW Huskies stunned at home by Montana 66-58