BOULDER, Colo. -- Peanut Tuitele scored a season-high 23 points on 11-of-19 shooting to help Colorado beat Washington State 72-61 on Friday night.
Quinessa Caylao-Do added 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Buffaloes (12-14, 2-13 Pac-12). Kennedy Leonard had 12 points and eight assists.
Colorado took the lead for good during a 10-2 run in the middle of the third quarter capped at 53-49. Caylao-Do's pair of free throws early in the fourth quarter pushed the lead to seven.
Ula Motuga cut the Cougars' deficit to 65-61 with 2:59 left in the game, but the Buffaloes closed on a 7-0 run to take the first double-digit lead of the game on the final basket.
Borislava Hristova had 16 points for the Cougars (9-17, 4-11). Chanelle Molina added 13 points and Alexys Swedlund scored 11.
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