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.

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Ben is currently a sophomore at the University of Colorado Boulder studying Marketing and Media Production. Born in Colorado but raised in Ohio, he has an extensive athletic history that includes football, basketball, soccer, track, and volleyball. Ben loves watching and talking all things sports and is extremely happy to be back in Colorado to assist the DNVR crew in covering the Buffs beat.