Cory Higgins scored 28 points, Alec Burks had 24 and Colorado beat No. 19 Kansas State for the third time this season, ousting the Wildcats 87-75 on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals.
Colorado overcame a 22-point first-half deficit to upset No. 5 Texas 91-89 on Saturday behind 33 points from Alec Burks and 21 from Levi Knutson.
Markieff Morris had 26 points and 15 rebounds and No. 1 Kansas bounced back from a lopsided loss to Kansas State with an 89-63 victory over Colorado, the Buffaloes’ 28th straight defeat in Lawrence.
Rodney McGruder sank a long 3-pointer with Alec Burks in his face, but the shot was still on his fingertips as the clock hit zeros and Colorado escaped with a 58-56 win over Kansas State on Saturday night.
Kim English busted a scoring slump with 21 points in a rare reserve role and the Tigers rattled Colorado into a season-worst 23 turnovers in an 89-73 victory on Saturday night.
LaceDarius Dunn scored 26 points, including eight straight free throws in the final 2 minutes, as Baylor rallied to beat Colorado 70-66 Saturday.
University of Colorado basketball appears to be on the rise. That was never more evident than when the Buffs beat Oklahoma State in front of a rare sell-out crowd.
Cade Davis had 15 points and four other Oklahoma players scored in double figures as the Sooners defeated Colorado 67-60 Saturday.
Brittany Wilson scored a career-high 19 points and Brittany Spears had 18 to lead Colorado over No. 17 Iowa State 66-60 Saturday night.
Super sophomore Alec Burks scored a career-high 36 points and the Colorado Buffaloes upset ninth-ranked Missouri 89-76 in their final Big 12 opener.