BOULDER — At last, the day has come.

At 6 p.m., the Colorado Buffaloes will tip-off their 2020-2021 basketball season, taking on South Dakota in round one of the inaugural Little Apple Classic.

While taking on two inferior opponents on paper, the Buffs have a great chance to iron out early mistakes and build chemistry among this fairly young team. With games against South Dakota, Colorado should come away from this week undefeated while still learning a lot about this roster.

Here are three things to watch for this week:

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Ben currently serves as the Head of Consumer Relations for DNVR while continuing to contribute to the Buffs beat. Born in Colorado but raised in Ohio, he moved back to attend the University of Colorado and has an extensive athletic history. Ben loves working with the DNVR family and providing assistance through Buffs coverage as well as in business.