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 has been covering the Colorado Buffaloes for almost two years, including written, audio, and live content. Working mainly on football and basketball, Ben enjoys analyzing the intracadice statistics of the sports. Specializing in college basketball, Ben covers the Buffs as well as offering a national perspective on the college hoops landscape.