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No. 15 Colorado 69, Nebraska 61

January 21, 1996

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) _ Erin Scholz scored 19 points to lead No. 15 Colorado to a 69-61 Big Eight Conference victory over Nebraska on Sunday.

Colorado (17-4, 4-1)closed out the first half with a 17-6 run to take a 37-23 lead at halftime.

Nebraska (13-4, 3-3) replied with a 6-0 run to open the second half, cutting the Buffaloes’ lead to 37-30. Later, Huskers Pyra Aarden, Kate Galligan and Anne DeForge combined for 16 points to close to within 65-61.

Colorado held Nebraska scoreless for the final 1:15.

Other Colorado players scoring in double figures were Amy Palmer and La Shena Graham with 14 points each. Scholz led Colorado rebounding with 7.

Galligan led Nebraska with 14 points, followed by Aarden’s 13 and Tina McClain’s 12.

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