Closer than the score indicates, Beavers fall to Colorado.
Dec 1, 2003
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Michel Morandais had 21 points and David Harrison had18 points and 16 rebounds as Colorado defeated Oregon State 81-66 on Mondaynight.
A technical foul against Harrison with 16:40 remaining seemed to igniteColorado after a lethargic first half.
Harrison was whistled for pushing David Lucas after Harrison hit a basketgiving Colorado a 39-37 lead. Chris Stephens sank two free throws to tie thegame at 39, but Colorado then went on a 13-4 run and never trailed again.
Oregon State got to within eight with 9:16 remaining, but the Buffaloes putthe game away with 10 straight points, including five from Blair Wilson.
Wilson finished with 11 points and Jayson Obazuaye had 10.
Stephens had 15 points for Oregon State and Lucas added 10.
Oregon State led by 29-24 with 6:13 remaining in the first half, which saw11 lead changes. The Beavers were up by 33-32 at halftime and led 37-34 with18:05 to go in second half, but Wilson's 3-pointer tied the game at 37.
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