Buffaloes Win Conference Opener
Scott, Booker and Hopkins each net 13 points in 64-58 win
Josh Scott, Askia Booker and Jaron Hopkins all scored 13 points, and No. 20 Colorado hung on to beat Oregon State 64-58 on Thursday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.
Scott had 10 rebounds for Colorado (12-2, 1-0), which matched its best start since the 1979-80 season when the Buffaloes also opened 12-2. Colorado remained unbeaten in 10 games at the Coors Events Center this season.
Spencer Dinwiddie had nine points, including three key free throws in the late going, for the Buffaloes.
Roberto Nelson, who is leading the league in scoring, had 23 points for Oregon State, including hitting all 10 of his free throws. Eric Moreland, reinstated after serving a season-opening suspension for a violation of team rules, had 10 rebounds for Oregon State (8-5, 0-1).