While Jim McElwain is busy preparing his Colorado State Rams for a bowl game in Fort Collins, there will be no bowling for the boys in Boulder.
Another narrow loss put a wrap on Colorado’s first winless conference season in 99 years.
The Colorado Buffaloes have lost 31 of 35 Pac-12 games since joining the conference in 2011.
Xavier Johnson scored 15 points and nine rebounds, and Josh Scott scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half.
Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium. With the 44-10 victory already in hand Saturday against Colorado, No. 3 Oregon sent its Heisman-hopeful quarterback out for the first snap of the fourth quarter.
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.
The college basketball season tips off Friday night, and with it come high expectations for the Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball team.
For all the talk of an in-state rivalry, the fortunes of Colorado’s two marquee college football teams are trending in opposite directions.
The Colorado Buffaloes’ men’s basketball team was 11th in scoring last year in the Pac-12 conference, so Coach Tad Boyle turned to former Nuggets Coach George Karl for off-season advice.