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Colorado ends 36-game Big 12 road slide, 81-68

Mar 3, 2010 - 3:31 AM By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer

LINCOLN, Neb.(AP) -- Reserve forward Casey Crawford had career highs with 20 points and six 3-pointers, and Colorado ended its 36-game Big 12 road losing streak with an 81-68 victory over lowly Nebraska on Tuesday night.

Alec Burks and Cory Higgins added 19 points apiece for the Buffaloes (14-15, 5-10 Big 12).

Jorge Brian Diaz had 15 points, Lance Jeter 14 and Ryan Anderson 10 for the Cornhuskers (14-16, 2-13).

Colorado had runs of 19-4 in the first half and 19-5 in the second. After Crawford hit his sixth 3, putting the Buffaloes up 65-45 with 7:48 left, fans started leaving the Devaney Sports Center.

Colorado's previous Big 12 road win was an 80-78 overtime victory at Oklahoma State on Jan. 21, 2006.

Tuesday's win also ended Colorado's 28-game road losing streak against Division I opponents.








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