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Nov 24, 2010 1:48 AM

Buffs blow out Alcorn in men's hoops

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Alec Burks scored 22 points, his fourth straight game scoring 20 or more, to lead Colorado to a 91-51 victory over Alcorn State on Tuesday night.

Marcus Relphorde added 15 points and Cory Higgins 16 for the Buffaloes (2-2).

Marquiz Baker led the Braves (0-4) with 13 points.

Alcorn State took their only lead, 10-8, early in the game on a 3-pointer by Baker.

But the Buffaloes outscored them 20-0 during the next five minutes, which included successive 3-pointers by Relphorde and Burks.

Colorado was up 49-27 at halftime and led by as many as 43 points in the second half. They finished shooting 47.8 percent from the field and outrebounded the Braves 50-36.

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