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Roll Tad. Four-star recruit Assane Diop committed to the University of Colorado on Tuesday afternoon. Colorado basketball secured their first five-star recruit in the Tad Boyle era in Cody Williams on November 9th. Three-star recruit Courtney Anderson also committed to the Buffs on September 23rd. Head coach Tad Boyle has assembled one of the best recruiting classes in Colorado basketball history. Following Diop’s commitment, the Buffs have the 15th overall 2023 recruiting class according to 247sports.com. CU is currently listed at 28th overall on on3.com’s 2023 recruiting class rankings. In a press release, Boyle spoke about Diop’s commitment. “Really excited about Assane Diop,” Boyle said. “He’s a terrific young man. First of all, great personality, and he’s going to be…

Colorado’s men’s basketball team got off on the right foot in their season opener against UC Riverside on Monday evening. The Buffs beat the Highlanders 82-66 where multiple newcomers impressed and familiar faces delivered performances that Buff Nation has come to expect. Head coach Tad Boyle is in his thirteenth season as Colorado’s leader and provided great insight on what went well and what needs to be improved after Monday’s win. Here are three takeaways from CU’s home opening win. All three incoming transfers had an immediate impact The Buffs welcomed three veteran players this year via the transfer portal. The most impactful of the three on Monday was without a doubt J’Vonne Hadley. Hadley led the Buffs in points…

BOULDER — What. A. Game. In a stunning performance, the Colorado Buffaloes took down the No. 4 Oregon Ducks in Boulder, making a national statement. Oregon has not won in Boulder since CU entered the Pac-12, and as desperately as they tried, the Ducks will have to wait another year to re-write that narrative. Colorado played an incredible game on...

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BOULDER — Before the No. 24 Colorado Buffaloes took on the Northern Iowa Panthers at the CU Events Center Tuesday night, Buffs head coach Tad Boyle laid out the defensive gameplan.

The most important point Boyle tried to make was that Colorado had to take away Northern Iowa's 3-point attempts. The next most important point was to take away offensive rebounds.

Those were the keys to victory.

Then, in the first six-and-a-half minutes of the game, Panthers forward Austin Phyfe pulled in four offensive rebounds.

"That's hard to do," Boyle said after the game. "That might be an NCAA record."

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BOULDER — The turnovers are a problem. Through the first seven games of the Colorado Buffaloes’ basketball season, the stat sheet ebbed and flowed in each outing; the 3-point shooting was good to start the season, then it cooled off and then it settled in at a fairly consistent mark. The free-throw shooting has generally been poor but there have been...

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BOULDER — Colorado woke up Monday morning to the news that they had climbed to No. 23 in the AP Poll, and followed it up with a strong showing later that night.

The Buffs came in as 10.5-point favorites, but UC-Irvine came in with a 3-1 record of their own. For a team that made the NCAA Tournament just one year ago, the Anteaters presented another strong early-season matchup for CU. Ultimately, fans saw what more game action can do to help iron out wrinkles.

Heres what we saw Monday night:

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