Basketball: Colorado wins pre-Pac laugher

Colorado (8-4) closed out its pre-Pac-12 schedule with a 92-34 win over New Orleans, which dropped Division I status after last season.

Carlon Brown scored 18 points and sophomore Andre Roberson had his eighth double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds.

The Buffaloes led 51-20 at halftime and the Privateers finished with more turnovers (14) than baskets (12).

Elsewhere . . .

   — Two Bay Area products were at their best as New Mexico topped rival New Mexico State 89-69. Archbishop Mitty HS grad Drew Gordon had 23 points and 19 rebounds for the Lobos, and Richmond HS’s Wendell McKines had 25 and 15 for the Aggies.

   — UNLV shot 18 for 32 from the 3-point line, had 40 assists and 15 steals in a 124-75 rout of Central Arkansas. Chace Stanback led seven double-figure scorers with 29 points, including 9 for 11 from beyond the arc.

Jeff Faraudo