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Washington minus star Fultz, Dime slaps fan in Colorado

The Colorado Buffaloes had mixed feelings when they saw Washington's fantastic freshman Markelle Fultz in sweats on the sideline during warm-ups Thursday night.

"I was bummed," said Derrick White, who scored 16 points in Colorado's 81-66 victory over the Fultz-less Huskies. "I wanted to go against him. ... But we couldn't dwell on it too much."

It wasn't clear if the Buffaloes saw Washington's Malik Dime walk up to a student heckler and slap him in the face after the halftime buzzer. Washington coaches had to restrain the senior from Dakar, Senegal, who was sitting out his ninth consecutive game with a broken right finger.

Coach Lorenzo Romar...