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Colorado cruises past Colorado St. 93-65 behind Simpson's 27

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Posted at 10:27 PM, Dec 08, 2022

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — KJ Simpson scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half and Colorado cruised to a 93-65 victory over Colorado State.

Colorado (5-5) shot 64% (21 of 33) in the second half, finished 57% (38 of 67) overall and grabbed 19 more rebounds.

Simpson, the Buffaloes' leading scorer averaging 16.2 points, made five 3-pointers, finished 10 of 18 from the field and was three points shy of matching a career best.

Isaiah Stevens scored 15 points for Colorado State (6-4).

Colorado football coach Deion Sanders was in attendance during the second half.