Colorado 80, Hartford 52

Saturday, December 29, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Coors Events Center, Boulder, Colorado
Officials - Scott Brown, Tom Spitznagel, Sirallen Conner
Attendance - 10228

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Hartford 21 31 52
Colorado 45 35 80

Recap


Colorado 80, Hartford 52:
Andre Roberson had 14 points and 14 rebounds  - securing his sixth double-double in the first half - and the host Buffaloes registered the game's first 11 points en route to a one-sided victory.

Freshman Josh Scott scored 12 of his career-high 21 points in the first half and added 10 rebounds for Colorado (10-2), which outscored the Hawks 28-0 in the paint and outrebounded them 28-6 prior to the break. Hartford was 7-for-13 from 3-point range and 0-for-14 from inside the arc in the first half while the Buffaloes shot 60 percent.

Scott's jumper gave Colorado a 20-point advantage 8:56 left in the first half en route to a 45-21 lead at intermission. Roberson, who entered the game fourth in the country with 11.9 rebounds, had eight in the first 9:09 before Hartford grabbed its first board with 8:39 remaining in the half.

Evan Cooper scored 14 points for the Hawks (7-6), who had their two-game winning streak snapped while losing the battle of the boards 49-19. Hartford shot 34.5 percent from the field - 43.3 percent from 3-point range and 24 percent inside the arc.

Hartford's first two-point basket and points in the paint came from Jamie Schneck 39 seconds into the second half during a 11-2 run by Colorado which made it 56-23 with 16:49 left. Askia Booker finished with 19 points while Spencer Dinwiddie had 11 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Buffaloes.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Colorado improved to 38-4 at home in coach Tad Boyle's two-plus seasons, including 6-0 this season. ... The Buffaloes begin their Pac-12 Conference schedule Thursday at No. 4 Arizona. ... Hartford freshman F Nate Sikma, the son of seven-time NBA All-Star Jack Sikma, had six points and five assists.

Hartford Hawks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mark Nwakamma 26:00 3-13 1-2 0-0 1 7 8 0 4 4 2 1 7
Corban Wroe 14:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Yolonzo Moore II 15:00 1-4 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 1 4 0 4 0 3
Nate Sikma 24:00 2-8 2-7 0-0 0 2 2 5 4 1 4 1 6
Evan Cooper 32:00 5-8 3-5 1-2 1 2 3 3 4 0 2 0 14
Parker U'u 16:00 3-7 3-5 0-0 1 0 1 1 0 4 4 0 9
Wes Cole 13:00 3-5 3-4 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 9
Jamie Schneck 13:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
John Peterson 13:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Oren Faulk 13:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Taylor Dyson 14:00 1-6 0-5 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Antoine Burrell 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeremiah Aska 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Glenn Akerland 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-56 13-31 1-4 6 13 19 13 20 13 19 2 52
  33.9% 41.9% 25.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 19

Colorado Buffaloes

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Andre Roberson 28:00 6-8 1-1 1-1 2 12 14 1 0 2 1 3 14
Askia Booker 26:00 8-13 3-5 0-0 1 3 4 2 1 1 3 0 19
Spencer Dinwiddie 27:00 2-5 0-3 7-7 0 6 6 6 1 1 3 0 11
Josh Scott 23:00 9-12 0-0 3-5 7 3 10 0 1 1 1 1 21
Sabatino Chen 20:00 0-3 0-3 3-4 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 3
Shane Harris-Tunks 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 2
Xavier Johnson 18:00 1-6 0-1 2-2 2 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 4
Jeremy Adams 14:00 1-3 0-0 1-1 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 3
Eli Stalzer 13:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 0 0
Xavier Talton 14:00 0-1 0-1 1-3 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1
Ben Mills 5:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beau Gamble 3:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 29-59 4-16 18-23 17 32 49 15 11 10 19 4 80
  49.2% 25.0% 78.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 19