CU Rolls Through Pac-12 Tournament

Nate Tomlinson #1 and Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Nate Tomlinson #1 and Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Austin Dufault #33  of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle celebrates the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle celebrates the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
(R) Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament (R) Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Austin Dufault #33  of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Nate Tomlinson #1 of the Colorado Buffaloes grabs a rebound against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Nate Tomlinson #1 of the Colorado Buffaloes grabs a rebound against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Angelo Chol #30 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Angelo Chol #30 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots a three pointer in the first half against the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots a three pointer in the first half against the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer during the game with the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer during the game with the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot over Harper Kamp #22 of the California Golden Bears in the first half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot over Harper Kamp #22 of the California Golden Bears in the first half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots over Dijon Farr #10 of the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots over Dijon Farr #10 of the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes dunks the ball in the first half against the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes dunks the ball in the first half against the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes attempts to grab a rebound in front of Angelo Chol #30 of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes attempts to grab a rebound in front of Angelo Chol #30 of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Justin Cobbs #1 of the California Golden Bears in the first half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Justin Cobbs #1 of the California Golden Bears in the first half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The Colorado Buffaloes mascot Tebows on the court during a time out before the final play of the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament The Colorado Buffaloes mascot Tebows on the court during a time out before the final play of the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots over Olu Ashaolu #5 of the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots over Olu Ashaolu #5 of the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Nate Tomlinson #1  of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Nate Tomlinson #1 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 and Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 and Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes cheerleaders perform during the game with the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes cheerleaders perform during the game with the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle celebrates the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle celebrates the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Nate Tomlinson #1  of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Nate Tomlinson #1 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the game against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot over Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot over Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against E.J. Singler #25 of the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against E.J. Singler #25 of the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Joseph Devoe #34 of the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Joseph Devoe #34 of the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Shane Harris-Tunks #15 and Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Shane Harris-Tunks #15 and Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
Askia Booker #0 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot in front of Brendon Lavender #24 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Askia Booker #0 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot in front of Brendon Lavender #24 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  Colorado won 63-62.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Oregon Ducks during the quarterfinals of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado won 63-62. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes fights for the ball with Anthony Odunsi #3 of the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes fights for the ball with Anthony Odunsi #3 of the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots against the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Anthony Odunsi #3 of the Utah Utes shoots against the Colorado Buffaloes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Anthony Odunsi #3 of the Utah Utes shoots against the Colorado Buffaloes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots past Dijon Farr #10 of the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes shoots past Dijon Farr #10 of the Utah Utes during the first round of the Pac12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle shakes hands with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle shakes hands with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team before the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle cuts down the net after the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 and Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 and Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes and head coach Tad Boyle celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes and head coach Tad Boyle celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Colorado earned the Pac-12 conference's automatic berth in the 2012 NCAA tournament with the victory. (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)
Kyle Fogg #21 of the Arizona Wildcats drives on Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Kyle Fogg #21 of the Arizona Wildcats drives on Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Nick Johnson #13 of the Arizona Wildcats shoots over Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Nick Johnson #13 of the Arizona Wildcats shoots over Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot against Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot against Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot against Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot against Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Solomon Hill #44 of the Arizona Wildcats drives on Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Solomon Hill #44 of the Arizona Wildcats drives on Andre Roberson #21 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle of Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half as the Buffaloes take on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle of Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half as the Buffaloes take on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle of Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half as the Buffaloes take on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle of Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half as the Buffaloes take on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half while taking on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half while taking on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes lays the ball up in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jeremy Adams #31 of the Colorado Buffaloes lays the ball up in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Shane Harris-Tunks #15 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot against Jesse Perry #33 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Solomon Hill #44 of the Arizona Wildcats catches the ball and posts up Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Solomon Hill #44 of the Arizona Wildcats catches the ball and posts up Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes looks to pass the ball as he is covered by Kyle Fogg #21 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Carlon Brown #30 of the Colorado Buffaloes looks to pass the ball as he is covered by Kyle Fogg #21 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle of Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half as the Buffaloes take on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle of Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the first half as the Buffaloes take on the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Harper Kamp #22 of the California Golden Bears reacts on the bench late in the second half against the Colorado Buffaloes in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Harper Kamp #22 of the California Golden Bears reacts on the bench late in the second half against the Colorado Buffaloes in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The Colorado Buffaloes cheer squad poses after the Buffaloes defeat the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament The Colorado Buffaloes cheer squad poses after the Buffaloes defeat the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Allen Crabbe #23 of the California Golden Bears looses the ball between Austin Dufault #33 and Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Allen Crabbe #23 of the California Golden Bears looses the ball between Austin Dufault #33 and Spencer Dinwiddie #25 of the Colorado Buffaloes in the second half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Jorge Gutierrez #2 of the California Golden Bears  goes up for a shot in the second half against the Colorado Buffaloes in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Jorge Gutierrez #2 of the California Golden Bears goes up for a shot in the second half against the Colorado Buffaloes in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team as the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Colorado Buffaloes fans cheer on their team as the Buffaloes take on the California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Head coach Tad Boyle of the Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the second half while taking on California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Head coach Tad Boyle of the Colorado Buffaloes reacts in the second half while taking on California Golden Bears in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot over Robert Thurman #34 of the California Golden Bears in the first half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes goes up for a shot over Robert Thurman #34 of the California Golden Bears in the first half in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 men's basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Nate Tomlinson #1 and Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CU Buffs In 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament Nate Tomlinson #1 and Austin Dufault #33 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrate the Buffaloes 53-51 victory against the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the Pacific Life Pac-12 basketball tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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