Dinwiddie leads Colorado past Oregon State 72-68

Dinwiddie leads Colorado past Oregon State 72-68
February 10, 2013, 11:24 pm
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Colorado's Josh Scott (40) shoots against Oregon State's Challe Barton (4) and Joe Burton (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)


CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points, including six free throws in the final two minutes, as Colorado held off Oregon State for a 72-68 win Sunday night.

Josh Scott added 17 points and Andre Roberson seven points and 10 rebounds for Colorado (16-7, 6-5 Pac-12), which overcame a seven-point second-half deficit.

Roberto Nelson had 21 points and Ahmad Starks scored 20 points for Oregon State (12-12, 2-9). Joe Burton had 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Beavers.

Colorado, which finished a two-game sweep of the Oregon schools, took the lead for good at 65-63 on Xavier Johnson's offensive rebound and dunk with 2:27 left.

Dinwiddie scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half for the Buffaloes, who got the win despite Oregon State's 39-30 rebounding edge.