LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska opened up a 10-0 lead to start the game and never let Colorado get closer than eight points thereafter on the way to a 71-50 win Saturday.
Aleks Maric scored 28 of the Huskers' points.
Nebraska (12-5, 1-2 Big 12) took advantage of six Colorado turnovers to open the game, going up 10-0 on J.R. Strowbridge's 3-pointer with 16:17 remaining.
The Buffaloes (5-10, 1-4) turned the ball over 14 times in the first half. Nebraska scored 16 of its 30 first-half points off those turnovers.
Colorado was held scoreless for the first four minutes of the game and for almost six minutes late in the half. The Buffaloes were just 5-of-20 shooting in the first half.
Nebraska took its largest lead of the half on Maric's layup that made the score 30-11 with 1:10 remaining.
The Huskers opened the second half with a 10-3 run, going up 40-16 on Charles Richardson's long-distance 3-pointer with 16:23 remaining. Colorado never got closer than 19 the rest of the game.
Joining Maric in double figures for Nebraska was Jamel White with 18 points.