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CU falls 93-85 to Oregon in Pac-12 Tournament

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Joseph Young scored 30 points, Elgin Cook added 20 and Oregon held on to beat Colorado 93-85 in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals Thursday night.

Second-seeded Oregon (24-8) broke out from a tight game with its pressure defense, creating a string of turnovers to build an 18-point second-half lead.

No. 10 seed Colorado (15-17) made a late charge, but the Ducks held on to earn a spot in Friday's semifinals against Utah or Stanford.

Jalil Abdul-Bassit added 15 points for Oregon, which scored 27 points off Colorado's 13 turnovers.

Young, the Pac-12 player of the year, also had seven rebounds and four assists.

Josh Scott had 16 points and Dominique Collier added 14 for the Buffaloes. Askia Booker had 12 points, five rebounds and five assists.
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