Colorado is advancing to the Big 12 Championship Tournament semi-finals for the first time in school history.
The Buffs (21-12, Big 12 8-8) handed Kansas State their 10th loss of the season, beating the Wildcats 87-75 on Thursday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Senior guard Cory Higgins scored a game-high 28 points, while sophomore guard Alec Burks added 24 points. Freshman guard Andre Roberson added 14 rebounds.
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