Colorado is venturing east after its season opener went south.
Transfer Dee Hart rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns in his CSU debut to help the Rams rally for a 31-17 win over the Buffaloes on Friday night.
CSU is coming off a bowl win and returns a starting quarterback who set the team’s single-season passing record last season. Still, coach Jim McElwain considers his team the vast underdog Friday night.
The Detroit Pistons picked University of Colorado Buffaloes shooting guard Spencer Dinwiddie with the No. 38 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.
Colorado’s season came to a screeching halt in the NCAA tournament, leaving coach Tad Boyle shaking his head in amazement.
The University of Colorado Buffaloes will face Pittsburgh in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 17 points and No. 21 Colorado beat Elon 80-63 on Friday night for its 10th consecutive win.
Former CU Buffaloes coach Bill McCartney was among those selected Tuesday for the College Football Hall of Fame.
There still is no word whether the nation’s second-best rebounder will turn pro or return to Colorado for his senior season.