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Buzzer-beater lifts Buffs to 75-72 win over Jayhawks

Kansas forward Jamari Traylor, left, and center Joel Embiid, right, block a shot by Colorado guard George King during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Boulder, Colo., on Saturday.

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BOULDER, Colo. — Long after the kids from Kansas have started raking in their NBA bucks, Askia Booker of Colorado will still be talking about the day he struck it big — the day he made the shot at the buzzer to beat the Jayhawks.
Booker grabbed an in-bounds pass, dribbled twice, took two long steps, then launched the 3-pointer that gave Colorado a 75-72 victory Saturday and left him gasping for air underneath a pile of court-storming Buffs fans.
It was Colorado’s first win over No. 6 Kansas (6-2) in the last 20 tries — a stretch dating to 2003.
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