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Swan leads Colorado past Arizona, 61-56 in OT

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm •  Published: February 23, 2014
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jamee Swan had 18 points and scored at the buzzer to send the game into overtime to help Colorado come from behind to defeat Arizona 61-56 on Sunday.

The teams traded scores to open overtime before Ashley Wilson scored five points to give Colorado a 56-51 lead with 2:59 to play. Kama Griffitts hit a 3-pointer to pull Arizona within three, 59-56, with 8 seconds left before Wilson made two free throws to cap the scoring.

Arielle Roberson scored to give Colorado a 47-45 lead with 1:52 remaining in regulation. LaBrittney Jones answered for Arizona, making four free throws in less than a minute to give the Wildcats a 49-47 lead before Swan's heroics.

Roberson scored 13 points and Wilson added 11 for Colorado (15-12, 5-11 Pac-12), which is 6-0 against Arizona since joining the conference.

Jones had 13 points to lead Arizona (5-22, 1-15).