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Colorado-Arizona Notes

Courtesy: CUBuffs.com
Release: January 20, 2013
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Colorado allowed just 36 points, the fewest in a conference game since a 70-35 win at Kansas on Jan. 16, 2002. The Buffaloes have allowed under 50 points in each of the last three games, the 8th time in school history that has happened (last time, first three games of the 2012 Postseason WNIT). There has never been a streak of four in a row.

Colorado has held its last three opponents to 43 points or under, the first time that's happened in conference play since Jan. 31 to Feb. 7, 1981.

Colorado's 79 points are its most in a conference game since scoring 80 at Missouri on Feb. 23, 2010 in overtime (W 80-79). The 43 first half points were the Buffaloes' most in conference play since leading Nebraska 46-18 on Feb. 26, 2002.

Colorado went on a 22-2 run against Arizona in the first half, from 14:03 to 2:15, the Wildcats were 1 of 21 during that span and missed 13 straight until making a basket with 2:15 left in the half.

The 28 point lead at halftime (43-15) is CU's largest lead at the break against a Pac-12 opponent and the most in a conference game since Colorado led Kansas 42-14 at halftime on Feb. 5, 2003.

In the 13 meetings between Colorado and Arizona, the Buffaloes hold a 9-3 series lead. Overall, CU has won the last six in the series dating back to 1989. The Buffaloes are 6-1 all-time against Arizona in Boulder.

Colorado has allowed just four teams to score in the 60's all season and has held eight straight opponents under the 60-point mark (Dec.22-current). That run ties for the best in team history. The last time Colorado held eight consecutive opponents to under 60 points was during the 1996-97 season (Feb.23-March 16)..

Since the second half of the home game against Utah (Jan.8), the Buffs have held their opponents to a 26.4 field goal percentage (51-of-193), spanning a total of seven halves, or 140 minutes

Colorado had a team season high 21 assists.

The 43-point win was CU's largest in a Pac-12 game, smashing the old mark of 14 set just two days ago against Arizona State (57-43). It was the eighth largest margin of victory in a conference game in CU history (all conferences) and the largest since an 83-38 win over Iowa State on Feb. 19, 1995.

Largest Margins of Victory, Conference Game, CU History
82         Colorado 129, Northern Arizona 47 - Jan. 21, 1980 (Intermountain)
63         Colorado 103, Utah State 40 - Jan. 29, 1981 (Intermountain)
61         Colorado 116, Idaho State 55 - Feb. 13, 1982 (Intermountain)
57         Colorado 94, Idaho State 42 - Jan. 31, 1981 (Intermountain)
52         Colorado 94 Idaho State 42 - Feb. 23, 1980 (Intermountain)
50         Colorado 79, Iowa State 29 - Feb. 19, 1993 (Big 8)
45         Colorado 83, Iowa State 38 - Feb. 19, 1995 (Big 8)
43         Colorado 79, Arizona 36 - Jan. 20, 2013 (Pac-12)

Colorado had a team season high 21 assists, Buffs advance to 5-0 when four players score in double digits. Nine different Buffaloes scored at least six points. Colorado led 32-11 in bench points and 44-8 in the paint.

Scoring by 10-minute Periods

                        1st 10    2nd 10   3rd 10    Final 10            Total
Arizona             11         4          12         9             36
Colorado          24         19         21         15           79

Lexy Kresl (11 points, 7 rebounds, 3-of-5 3FG) Has made a 3-pointer in 42 of 52 career games. Has 24 career games with two or more 3-pointers. Moved into a tie with LaShena Graham (1994-98) for 13th on CU's all-time 3-pointers made list with 84. Her seven rebounds are a season high. 

Chucky Jeffery (11 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 6 assists) reached 800 rebounds in the win against Arizona (801). She becomes the first player in team history with 1,400 points, 800 rebounds and 400 assists. Has at least one assist in 59 straight games and in 108 of 110 career outings.

Arielle Roberson (12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists) won her second Pac-12 conference game at home on her 20th birthday. Has scored in double-digits in 15 of her 17 career games. Tied her career high in assists with 2. 

Ashley Wilson (6 points, 8 rebounds). Set a career high for rebounds, bettering her previous mark of seven done twice, last vs. Cal on Feb. 25, 2012. Her six points were a season high.

Jamee Swan (10 points, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks) Shined against her hometown team. Third double-figure scoring game of her career. Her eight rebounds are the second best output of her young career. Also notched her fourth career game of two blocked shots.

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