Despite keeping it close for much of the game, the Utah Utes were defeated by the Colorado Buffaloes on the road Thursday night.

The Utes were just two points behind the Buffaloes at the half, but never managed to get a lead.

Colorado pulled away in the second half, eventually winning by a comfortable 10 points.

Utah freshman Jordan Loveridge had 12 points, but could not help his team overcome the Buffaloes.

Spencer Dinwiddie was the top scorer for Colorado, with 13 points.

Utah is now 11-15 for the season.