Askia Booker netted 14 points for Colorado (8-2), which picked it ups first true road victory of the season. Josh Scott tallied 11 points and eight boards in the win.
Kevin Foster led Fresno State (5-5) with eight points and eight rebounds. Nine different Bulldogs played 11 minutes or more, but the starting five was held to 27.3 percent shooting from the field.
The Buffaloes outscored the hosts, 16-4, in the paint in the opening period to help build a 27-17 lead heading into the intermission. Fresno State shot just 25 percent from the floor in the first half.
The Bulldogs opened up the second period on a 13-2 run to take the lead with 12:15 remaining, but Josh Scott drained a pair of free throws on the visitors' next possession to put Colorado back on top for good. The Buffaloes converted 8-of-12 at the charity stripe in the final 20 minutes to arrive at their seven-point triumph.
Colorado hit 41.9 percent of its field goal attempts, but made only 12-of-21 at the charity stripe. Fresno State connected on just 29.6 percent of its attempts from the floor including 4-of-18 from three-point range.
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