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CU men’s basketball: Buffs take 41-22 halftime lead in Pac-12 tourney opener

Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
The Colorado Buffaloes have never lost the opening game of a league tournament in five previous seasons under head coach Tad Boyle.

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The postseason has arrived for the Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball team, which opened the Pac-12 Conference tournament Wednesday afternoon against Washington State at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The fifth-seeded Buffs raced to a 41-22 halftime lead behind 17 points from George King. CU outscored Washington State 20-6 over the final 8 minutes, 35 seconds of the half.

The winner will take on No. 4-seeded Arizona on Thursday in the tournament quarterfinals.

Our BuffZone beat writer Pat Rooney is in Las Vegas and you can follow him for updates at twitter.com/prooney07. Plus head to BuffZone.com for complete postgame coverage.

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