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No. 18 UCLA women beat No. 22 Colorado 62-46 behind Walker's double-double

  • Colorado forward Jamee Swan (50) defends against UCLA guard Brittany Wilson (11) in the first half of an NCAA women’s college basketball game in Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)The Associated Press

  • Colorado center Rachel Hargis (40) shoots over UCLA forward Alyssa Brewer (32) in the first half of an NCAA women’s college basketball game in Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)The Associated Press

  • Colorado forward Arielle Roberson (32) drives past UCLA guard/forward Markel Walker (23) in the first half of an NCAA women’s college basketball game in Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)The Associated Press

  • Colorado guard Brittany Wilson (11) defends as UCLA guard Mariah Williams (14) passes in the first half of an NCAA women’s college basketball game in Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)The Associated Press

Markel Walker had 17 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and No. 18 UCLA beat 22nd-ranked Colorado 62-46 on Friday night for the Bruins' third straight victory.

Jasmine Dixon grabbed 10 rebounds in helping the Bruins (16-4, 7-2 Pac-12) control the boards 44-29 against the league's second-best rebounding team. Walker bounced back after having just two points in 19 minutes in a win against Arizona State last weekend.

Brittany Wilson scored 12 points and Chucky Jeffery added 11 points for the Buffaloes (15-5, 4-5), who lost their third in a row against a ranked opponent on the road. The Buffs were swept by California and Stanford last weekend, the two teams that have accounted for four of their five losses.