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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…

CU basketball fans were on one crazy emotional roller coaster last weekend. Colorado’s early season road trip got off to a rough start on Friday night against Grambling. Just over five minutes into the first half the Buffs were down 15-6 and the Grambling State Tigers maintained that cushion until the final buzzer. It was a disappointing 83-74 loss where Colorado struggled to find a rhythm and shot themselves in the foot with turnovers. Come Sunday afternoon, the Grambling game was an afterthought. The Buffs’ 78-66 upset win over the 11th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers on Sunday was the first time CU had beaten a ranked team away from Boulder in three years. The highs were high and the lows were low…

Five-star small forward Cody Williams has committed to the University of Colorado. Williams is the first five-star recruit to commit to Colorado under head coach Tad Boyle’s 13-year tenure. He is the younger brother of Jalen Williams who was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 12th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft out of Santa Clara. According to ESPN, Williams is the 14th overall prospect in the 2023 recruiting class. He is the number three overall small forward recruit in the nation and Arizona’s highest-rated recruit this year. Williams spoke to ESPN shortly after his commitment. “The program and the players are very connected, and they have built a great culture,” Williams told ESPN. “I see myself…

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…

Before Buffs’ football won their first game of the season on Saturday, head coach Tad Boyle and the men’s basketball team took the court for an intrasquad scrimmage. Buffs’ basketball is still very much in pre-season mode as many players struggled to consistently hit shots Saturday morning. While there were no recorded stats from the scrimmage, here are five takeaways...

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Buffs basketball is nearly back. Evan Battey and Jabari Walker have moved on to the professional ranks while Elijah Parquet and Keeshawn Barthelemy hit the transfer portal leaving this year’s team with plenty of questions to answer. Who will jump in and fill the leadership void left by Battey? Who will lead the team in scoring? Do the Buffs have...

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Viewers were given an inside look at Colorado’s game against Oregon State, Saturday night. Both head coaches, Tad Boyle of Colorado and Wayne Tinkle of Oregon State, wore microphones all night, and the audio was shared live on FS1’s “All-Access” broadcast. “It was kind of a neat experience for our fans but for me, our players it was just another...

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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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BOULDER – The Colorado Buffaloes are very much a work in progress. Head coach Tad Boyle even quipped tonight, “this is why we normally have closed scrimmages… and we need a lot of time [before the season starts], man.” But hidden deep within a game where CU kept it close with division two Colorado School of Mines—before pulling it out late...

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BOULDER – The Colorado Buffaloes finalized their nonconference hoops schedule for the 2017-18 season on Wednesday. Some highlights include match-ups against five front range teams and contests against Big Ten and Big East opponents. The Buffs highlight might come in Cincinnati against Xavier on Saturday, Dec. 9. The Musketeers were upset 68-66 in Boulder by the Buffs last season and would go...

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On the 74th edition of the BSN Denver Colorado Buffaloes podcast Ryan Koenigsberg and Jake Shapiro discuss all the latest news from the Colorado Buffaloes. The two reviews the basketball program, their summer practice, their TBT team and their freshman. They also looked at Rick George’s recent press conference and went over the Top 20 Buffs....

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BOULDER – The 2017 Colorado Basketball recruiting class that Tad Boyle has brought in may be his best one yet. Tyler Bey, D’Shawn Schwartz, Evan Battey or McKinley Wright (Lazar Nikolic has yet to arrive) all bring something different to the table. But one guy really stands out, the Colorado native D’Shawn Schwartz, due to his ability to flat out...

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On the 73rd edition of the BSN Denver Colorado Buffaloes podcast Ryan Koenigsberg, Allie Monroy, and Jake Shapiro discuss all the latest news from the Colorado Buffaloes. The crew reviews the basketball program, their summer practice, their TBT team and their star getting drafted in the first round. They also ask what would make 2017 a successful year for the football...

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On the 71st edition of the BSN Denver Colorado Buffaloes podcast , Allie Monroy and Jake Shapiro discuss all the latest news from the Colorado Buffaloes. They talked about the eight Buffs selected for the preseason All-Pac-12 teams and CU players practicing with the Nuggets.

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