Arizona made too many mistakes and Colorado took advantage to win 75-72 on Wednesday night.
Ryan Anderson started out the game with three free-throws and Allonzo Trier added a bucket. Dominique Collier then scored and George King made a three. Tory Miller and Parker Jackson-Cartwright proceeded to exchange baskets as the Buffs led 9-7 at the media timeout.
Kaleb Tarczewski and Wesley Gordon exchanged baskets before Gabe York scored. Dusan Ristic and Gordon also scored, but Trier got a layup.
Tre’Shaun Fletcher got on the board with a three and Kadeem Allen made a layup. Josh Fortune then hit a jumper and the Buffs led 18-17 with 11:10 left in the first half.
Scott made two free-throws and added another. Ristic then got a basket, but Fortune made one from the line and Collier hit two.
Anderson proceeded to score two straight buckets to tie the game at 23 with 4:45 remaining in the first half.
Fletcher made two free-throws and Scott scored. York made two from the line and Fortune hit a jumper.
York and Scott exchanged baskets and Gordon made two free-throws. Anderson got a bucket, but Fortune made one of two from the line.
Allen made two free-throws and Fortune responded with a three-point play. Allen then got a layup and Colorado went into the half up 37-33.
King scored to start the half, but Trier made a three. King then made a three and York responded with a jumper. A shot by Gordon then put the Buffs up 44-38 and forced Sean Miller to call timeout.
King scored and Xavier Talton made two free-throws off a technical. Anderson then got a bucket and Trier made a three.
Scott got a bucket and King hit a three to force yet another timeout with Colorado up 51-43 with about 15 minutes left.
Anderson scored, but Scott came up with a three-point play. Allen then matched it and Fortune responded with a three.
A basket by Trier and Allen then cut Colorado’s lead to 59-52 with 11:04 remaining.
Trier and Xavier Talton exchanged buckets and Anderson and Scott did the same. Tarczewski and Scott both scored and the Buffs’ lead held at 65-58.
Anderson made two free-throws and Scott scored. Anderson then got a basket, but Fortune matched it.
Ristic and Scott exchanged buckets, but Scott hit another shot and the Buffs went up 73-64 with over six minutes left.
Trier made one of two from the line, yet Scott scored again. Tarczewski got a basket in the paint, but Colorado still led 75-67 with just under three minutes remaining.
York made a three and Tarczewski got a dunk to close within 75-72 with 44 seconds left. York would later lose the ball on a crossover and Trier miss a three, as the Buffs survived.