BOULDER — The Colorado Buffaloes welcomed its basketball team to a roaring crowd in its opening home game as they rolled to a 71-53 victory over San Diego Toreros. The Buffs entered the night as 18-point favorites but the Toreros kept the score close in the first half, as Colorado struggled to string together runs and contain San Diego’s deep…...
College basketball season tipped-off with a bang Friday night in China as the Colorado Buffaloes took on the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Buffs avoided a second-half comeback attempt to win 81-71 victory. The Buffs controlled the tempo for the majority of the game, and have a lot to build on as they head back to Boulder.
There was a lot going on around Colorado Buffaloes athletics this week, but the biggest story is the first Pac-12 title of the school year.
BOULDER — "The heart of a champion," "The heart of a lion," "The straw that stirs the drink."
No matter what phrase head coach Tad Boyle used to describe his star player during Buffaloes' basketball media day back on Oct. 16, one point was driven home clearly—McKinley Wright is looking to drive this team to new heights.
Boyle is entering his tenth season as head coach at Colorado and believes this team is prepared to build off of last years' late-season success, leading fans to wonder just how much this team can accomplish.
Fall sports are winding down and Colorado is struggling in the home stretch as teams are looking for late-season sparks.
Here’s what went down.
While it seemed like a red plague had infected Boulder this weekend, the Buffs came away with some important victories and close finishes across all its varsity sports.