BEAR DOWN: Colorado stretches Arizona’s losing streak to seven

The Wildcats historic down turn continues as Buffaloes bust up game in 2nd half

BEAR DOWN: Colorado stretches Arizona’s losing streak to seven
Arizona forward Ira Lee, left, pulls in a rebound as Colorado forward Evan Battey defend in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Boulder, Colo. (Source: AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Sunday night in Boulder was a tale of two teams headed in opposite directions.

Colorado beat Arizona 67-60 for a fifth straight Pac-12 Conference win. The loss was the seventh straight in league play for the Wildcats. Their longest down string in the conference in 36 years.

The Buffaloes (16-9, 7-6) broke open a 36-36 tie with a seven-nothing run. All seven points scored by guard McKinley Wright. He finished with 14 points.

Ryan Luther led Arizona (14-12, 5-8) with 17 points. He was 4-of-9 from behind the three-point arc. Dylan Smith had 16 for the Wildcats. He also had four treys.

Lucas Siewert scored 15 for the Buffaloes who led by as many as 11 in the opening 20 minutes.

Our David Kelly will give you his top takeaways from this game coming up tonight on FOX 11 Tucson News at 9 and KOLD News 13 at 10.

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