Buffs Beat Sun Devils, 97-85, Get Arizona Next

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McKinley Wright

CU's McKinley Wright (25) works against Remy Martin of Arizona State in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 7. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


The Colorado Buffaloes continue to be unbeatable in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament.

The Buffs defeated the Arizona State Sun Devils 97-85 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to run their record to 7-0 in the first round.

CU guard McKinley Wright nearly had a triple-double, finishing with 20 points, eight rebounds and 11 assists. Wright was one of five Buffs to score in double figures.

CU trailed 60-56 in the second half before going on a 10-0 run to take the lead.

The Buffs move on to the quarterfinals and will take on top-seeded Arizona on Thursday. Coverage of the game starts at 12:30 p.m. mountain time on Orange and Blue 760.

GET MORE DETAILS ON CU'S WIN OVER ARIZONA STATE HERE

Highlights and postgame comments from head coach Tad Boyle, McKinley Wright and George King are below.

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