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CU Routs Northern Arizona, Off To Its Best Start In 18 Years

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Askia Booker on Friday night (credit: Joel Broida/CUBuffs.com)

Askia Booker on Friday night (credit: Joel Broida/CUBuffs.com)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Askia Booker and Xavier Johnson each scored 17 points and Colorado set its season high in points scored by routing Northern Arizona 98-51 on Friday night.

Spencer Dinwiddie had 15 points and Josh Scott added 11 for Colorado (9-2), which is off to its best start since opening 9-2 in 1994-95.

The Buffaloes remain unbeaten in four meetings with Northern Arizona (4-6), a member of the Big Sky conference which dropped to 0-3 against Pac-12 teams this season. The Lumberjacks were beaten by Oregon and Arizona earlier this season.

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DeWayne Russell had 15 points and Max Jacobsen 10 to lead the Lumberjacks, whose 47-point loss represented their largest margin of defeat this season. The previous high was a 43-point loss to Arizona.

Colorado was breezing by the break, taking a 57-21 lead while piling up a season high in points for a half.

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