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.
Xavier Johnson scored 20 points and Colorado completed a season sweep of Southern California with an 83-74 victory Sunday, sending USC to its sixth straight loss.
Xavier Johnson scored a career-high 27 points, tops among three Colorado players with at least 20 points, as the Buffaloes routed Washington 91-65 on Sunday night.
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.
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.
Temperatures at Folsom Field for the Colorado vs USC game are projected to be in the mid 20s.
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.