Any chance Stanford coach David Shaw might’ve had of facing a letdown from his players faded when the latest rankings came out.
Besides spoiling the Embree’s debut, the loss extended the Buffaloes’ road losing streak to 18 straight, 19 counting the 2007 Independence Bowl. Colorado hasn’t won on the road since beating Texas Tech on Oct. 27, 2007.
Imagine going to Hawaii and never visiting the beach. That’s what the Colorado Buffaloes will be doing for their opening football game.
Tyler Hansen doesn’t have to glance over his shoulder anymore, and he sure isn’t looking back with any regrets.
The “charade of amateur athletics continues with the scandal erupting at Ohio State University,” Vic Lombardi reports in his latest Vic’s Signature segment.
JaMychal Green scored 22 points, Trevor Releford scored the go-ahead basket in the closing seconds, and top-seeded Alabama withstood a late rally to beat Colorado 62-61 in the NIT semifinals Tuesday night.
Alec Burks scored 25 points, Cory Higgins had 22 and Colorado beat California 89-72 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Friday night.
Marcus and Markieff Morris personally outscored Colorado 17-4 during one stretch of the first half, pulling No. 2 Kansas out of a deep early deficit and leading the second-ranked Jayhawks past Colorado 90-83 Friday night in the Big 12 tournament semifinals.
Cory Higgins scored 28 points, Alec Burks had 24 and Colorado beat No. 19 Kansas State for the third time this season, ousting the Wildcats 87-75 on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals.
Colorado overcame a 22-point first-half deficit to upset No. 5 Texas 91-89 on Saturday behind 33 points from Alec Burks and 21 from Levi Knutson.