Markel Brown scored 23 points and had 11 rebounds to lead No. 7 Oklahoma State over CU, snapping the Buffaloes’ 10-game winning streak.
Askia Booker brought Buffs fans spilling onto the court by swishing a 25-footer at the buzzer Saturday to lift Colorado to a 75-72 victory over Kansas.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 10 of his 17 points in the second half, helping Colorado rally from 14 points down to beat previously undefeated Harvard 70-62 on Sunday.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points and Askia Booker added 14, helping Colorado hold off UC Santa Barbara 76-68 on Thursday night for its fifth straight victory.
Askia Booker led seven Colorado players in double figures with 15 points and the Buffaloes pulled away in the second half for a 94-70 victory over Jackson State on Saturday in the first meeting between the schools.
No. 25 Baylor beat cold-shooting Colorado 72-60 in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
The University of Colorado is a basketball school now, something that would have drawn laughs in the Big 12.
Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson made consecutive 3-pointers to give Illinois the lead with 6 minutes left and the seventh-seeded Illini pulled out a tough 57-49 win over Colorado in a game of wild momentum swings Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Nick Johnson scored 18 points and hit a contested shot with 34 seconds left, helping No. 18 Arizona beat Colorado 79-69 in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.
A snowstorm blowing outside wasn’t nearly as chilly as Colorado coach Tad Boyle’s postgame speech. For a team hoping to make the NCAA tournament, the Buffaloes dropped a game they simply couldn’t afford to drop. He let them know exactly that.