The University of San Diego could not overcome the Colorado bench, and the Buffaloes rallied for an 83-72 victory in a nonconference men's basketball game at Boulder Saturday night.
Forwards Dan Becker and Brian Robinson combined for 33 points and 11 rebounds off the bench. Becker scored 21 and Robinson added 12 points and 6 rebounds.
USD (7-5) led, 39-37, at the half, but Colorado (3-9) rallied in the second half. Robinson and Becker provided key rebounds as Colorado took control.
With Colorado leading, 61-60, with 7:30 remaining, the Buffaloes' Torrance Chapman missed the front end of a one-and-one. Robinson, however, grabbed the rebound and scored to give Colorado a 63-60 lead. Robinson then scored a minute later on a 12-foot jumper from the right side, and Colorado led 65-60. Chapman again missed the front end of a one-and-one, and this time Becker grabbed the rebound and scored as the Buffaloes led, 67-60, with 5:33 to play.