Colorado 67, Norfolk 56
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) _ Kenny Price scored six points and Ronnie DeGray added three as the University of Colorado scored 14 points in the final minutes to overtake Norfolk State and win 67-56 on Thursday.
Price’s 3-pointer _ one of five he scored during the game _ put the Buffaloes (4-1) ahead after trailing the Spartans (1-4) most of the night.
Norfolk led by as many as 11 points in the first half. But with less than four minutes remaining, DeGray hit a free throw to break a 54-54 tie and start the 14-point run.
Price then added the 3-pointer to give Colorado the lead for good, 57-54.
DeGray followed with another basket and Price added another 3-point play to make it 62-54 with about 90 seconds left.
Price led Colorado scoring with 22 points. DeGray added 12 points and 12 rebounds. Charlie Melvin added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Buffaloes.
Darrell Neil led Norfolk’s scoring with 14 points. Damien Woolfolk had 10 points and Kenny Brown added 13.
Norfolk had only two baskets in the final 10:31.