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Pac-12 roundup: Bruins rally past Buffaloes

Fri., Feb. 14, 2014

Kyle Anderson had 22 points, seven rebounds and 11 assists, freshman Bryce Alford scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half on four 3-pointers, and UCLA rallied from a 12-point first-half deficit for a 92-74 victory over Colorado on Thursday night in Los Angeles.

Jordan Adams had 17 points and seven rebounds and Travis Wear shot 6 of 6 for a season-high 13 points for the Bruins (19-5, 8-3 Pac-12), who remained in second place in conference action behind Arizona (23-1, 10-1).

Josh Scott led Colorado (18-7, 7-5) with 20 points. Askia Booker added 16 points and a career-high 12 assists and Xavier Johnson had 14 points and nine rebounds.

Alford made three 3-pointers and Adams added five points during an 18-5 run that gave the Bruins a 68-58 lead with 10:21 remaining, and they were on top the rest of the way.

Utah 79, USC 71: Delon Wright scored 21 and the hot-shooting Utes (17-7, 6-6) defeated the Trojans (10-14, 1-10) at Los Angeles.

The win, Utah’s third straight, moves the Runnin’ Utes into a tie for seventh in the conference with Washington. For the Trojans, it was their fifth straight loss and 10th in their last 11 games – all in the Pac-12.

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