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: