Charleston, SC (Sports Network) - Askia Booker led four scorers in double figures with 23 points as the Colorado Buffaloes outlasted the Murray State Racers 81-74 in the title game of the Charleston Classic at TD Arena.
Andre Roberson finished with 16 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double for Colorado (4-0). Spencer Dinwiddie added 14 points and Josh Scott got in the mix with 13.
Isaiah Canaan scored 21 points to pace Murray State (3-1) while Ed Daniel had a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds. Dexter Fields tacked on 18 points as well for the Racers.
Colorado led 33-31 at halftime after shooting 48.0 percent from the floor. Despite shooting just 35.7 percent in the same time, Murray State stayed close with five 3-pointers.
In the second half both team's shot better than 50 percent from the floor but Colorado was able to earn the victory with a 20-2 advantage in points from the free throw line.
The Racers lost despite outscoring the Buffaloes 30-12 from beyond the arc.