Boulder, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - With one second left on the regulation clock, Andrew Andrews buried a jumper to lift the Washington Huskies to a 52-50 Pac-12 Conference victory over the Colorado Buffaloes at Coors Events Center.
Andrews finished the game with 12 points and seven rebounds for Washington (14-4, 3-3 Pac-12), which has won each of its last three games. Nigel Williams-Goss paced the Huskies with 16 points, although he missed all four of his 3-point attempts in the win.
Jaron Hopkins scored 11 points to lead Colorado (9-9, 2-4), while Wesley Gordon tallied a double-double of 10 points and 17 rebounds in the loss. The defeat was the fourth in a row for the Buffaloes.
Colorado shot just 29.6 percent from the floor in the opening half, but still managed to take a 24-19 lead over Washington at the intermission. The Huskies connected on 30.4 percent of their tries in the frame.
Washington was much improved in the second half, as the team hit on 40.7 percent of its attempts, and made 9-of-10 from the free-throw line. The Buffaloes sank 33.3 percent of their shots in the period, but went just 2- of-12 from 3-point range. The Huskies knotted the score at 50-50 with 2:15 to play, and no one scored again until Andrews's last-second jumper.
The Huskies outscored the Buffaloes from the charity stripe, 12-7, and overcame a 40-35 deficit on the boards to take the road victory.