In the first game of the 2020-2021 season, Colorado did not take long to hit its stride.

In fact, the Buffaloes came out in what looked like mid-season form as they controlled both ends of the floor. Eight players played over 15 minutes in the game, with nine players notching an assist.

In short, the Buffs played great team basketball, beating South Dakota 84-61.

Here are a few main takeaways from the impressive opening victory:

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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.