The University of Colorado Buffaloes missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years. At 16-18, it was Buffs’ first losing season under head coach Tad Boyle.
Missing out on the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years, coach Tad Boyle said the Colorado Buffaloes decided to play in the third-tier College Basketball Invitational to get a jumpstart on next season.
Colorado senior guard Askia Booker has informed coach Tad Boyle he won’t be playing in the College Basketball Invitational.
CU made a late charge, but Oregon held on to earn a spot in Friday’s semifinals.
Josh Scott had 16 points and 14 rebounds, Askia Booker added 20 points and Colorado pulled away for a 78-71 victory over Oregon State in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament Wednesday night.
Askia Booker scored 20 points, including a pair of free throws in the final seconds, and the Colorado Buffaloes hung on to beat UCLA 62-56 on Friday night.
Askia Booker tied a career-high with 27 points and Xavier Johnson added 20 to lead Colorado to an 82-68 win over DePaul in the quarterfinals of the Diamond Head Classic.
Xavier Johnson scored 15 points and nine rebounds, and Josh Scott scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half.
It’s getting so that the Colorado men’s basketball team will think twice about making the short road trip to neighboring Wyoming.
Josh Scott matched a career high with 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Colorado beat Drexel 65-48 in the season opener on Friday night.