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  • New Mexico guard Antiesha Brown, front, tips the ball away from Colorado center Rachel Hargis for a steal during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boulder, Colo., on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Saturday, December 29, 2012 6:52 pm

No. 23 Colorado women beat New Mexico 84-39

The Associated Press

Lexy Kresl scored 20 points to lead No. 23 Colorado over New Mexico 84-39 Saturday, extending the Buffaloes undefeated streak to 11-0.

Kresl was 5 of 5 from 3-point range, tying a school record for most 3-point attempts without a miss.

Arielle Roberson scored 18 points, and Chucky Jeffery had 11 points, eight assists and eight rebounds. Jen Reese added 10 points.

Colorado never trailed. Colorado led 39-21 at halftime and went on a 21-4 run to open the second half.

Colorado shot 50.8 percent from the field for the game, while New Mexico shot 30 percent. New Mexico had 23 turnovers.

Antiesha Brown led New Mexico (8-5) with 10 points, and Jourdan Erskine had seven rebounds.

This was Coach Linda Lappe's career 100th win and her 50th in three years with Colorado.