Beer and wine returned to the regular seating areas at University of Colorado, Boulder’s Folsom Field for the first time in 19 years.
Sefo Liufau completed 31 of 46 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns but the Buffaloes could not avoid their 15th consecutive loss to a ranked team.
The tricky task for Colorado (1-1) is finding a way to somehow stifle No. 16 Arizona State (2-0) in the Pac-12 opener for both schools on Saturday night.
The Colorado Buffaloes had already pulled the ripcord on their free fall after star point guard Spencer Dinwiddie’s season-ending knee injury more than a month ago. What they got Wednesday night was the signature win to go with it.
Struggling on both sides of the ball against the fired-up Sun Devils, Colorado trailed by 25 points in the first quarter and never recovered in a 54-13 loss to Arizona State on Saturday night.
Chucky Jeffery scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead No. 21 Colorado over Arizona State 57-43 Friday night.
Brock Osweiler out of Arizona State was caught up in the craziness of the draft on Friday and simply didn’t pay that close of attention to his phone once he was picked by the Denver Broncos in the second round.