Colorado beats Western Michigan 81-76
SAN JUAN, P.R. (AP) Carlon Brown scored 23 points and Colorado defeated Western Michigan 81-76 in the seventh-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament on Sunday.
Brown was 8 for 14 from the field and 6 for 6 from the free-throw line for the Buffaloes (2-2). Austin Dufault had 16 points and eight rebounds for Colorado, while Nate Tomlinson scored 12 and Askia Booker added 11 points. The Buffs' five-point margin at the end was their biggest lead of the game.
Western Michigan (0-4), which didn't lead in either of the first two games of the tournament, jumped in front 13-3 and led 35-31 at halftime. Matt Stainbrook had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Broncos. Demetrius Ward scored 16 points and Flenard Whitfield had 11 points and eight boards.
Updated November 20, 2011