Colorado tramples Stanford for fourth straight win

McKinley Wright IV had 14 points and eight assists, Evan Battey scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and the Colorado Buffaloes beat the Stanford Cardinal 77-64 at Boulder on Saturday.Jabari Walker had 11 points and eight rebounds and Jeriah Horne scored 10 points for the Buffaloes (11-3, 5-2 Pac-12). Colorado has won four straight.Oscar da Silva had a game-high 22 points to go with 12 rebounds, Ziaire Williams scored 17 points and Jaiden Delaire scored 13 for the Cardinal (8-5, 4-3), which has dropped two straight.The Buffaloes crafted a 14-point lead in the first few minutes of the second half but Stanford was able to get the deficit below 10 several times.Williams followed a layup by Daejon Davis with two of his own to get the Cardinal within 44-36 and forced Colorado to call a timeout. The teams traded layups and Eli Parquet hit a 3-pointer to make it an 11-point game.Williams and Battey each had a three-point play, and two free throws by da Silva got Stanford within 56-48 with 12:49 left but the Buffaloes pulled away.