Saturday night’s loss by CU to Arizona was the worst in the four-year era of coach Tad Boyle. But for if any reason he needs a reminder of how to bounce back from adversity, he needs to look no further than guard Askia Booker.
University of Colorado athletic director Rick George unveiled a strategic plan Wednesday that includes a goal of having the Buffaloes football team compete in the Pac-12 championship game by 2017.
Mike MacIntyre’s second class of recruits at Colorado includes wide receiver Shay Fields, whom he compares to NFL-bound Paul Richardson, nine other California kids – and his own son, Jay.
Nick Johnson scored 18 points, Brandon Ashley added 15 and top-ranked Arizona remained unbeaten with a 69-57 win over Colorado on Thursday night.
Guard Spencer Dinwiddie was hurt and Washington ran away from No. 15 Colorado for a 71-54 victory Sunday.
The Buffaloes made all 26 of their free throws, the most in a game without a miss in school history, and CU finished strong to beat Georgia 84-70 on Saturday night.
Markel Brown scored 23 points and had 11 rebounds to lead No. 7 Oklahoma State over CU, snapping the Buffaloes’ 10-game winning streak.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 19 of his game-high 28 points in the second half leading CU to a 67-62 victory over in-state rival CSU Tuesday night.
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.
The University of Colorado is a basketball school now, something that would have drawn laughs in the Big 12.