The University of Colorado men’s basketball team has started off their season with a bang by winning their first four games, and now they’ve cracked into the Associated Press college basketball rankings for the first time in the mid-1990s.
Askia Booker had a career-high 23 points and Andre Roberson had 16 points and nine rebounds as Colorado won the Charleston Classic with an 81-74 victory over Murray State on Sunday night.
Jim McElwain became the first CSU coach to win his debut in 42 years Saturday when the Rams rallied past their arch rival for a 22-17 win over the CU Buffaloes.
Colorado star receiver Paul Richardson has decided to redshirt this year rather than rush back from a torn knee ligament.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a proclamation declaring Thursday as “CSU and CU are Dancing Day” and has ordered that the schools’ flags be flown over the state Capitol as long as their teams remain in the NCAA tournament.
Fans of the CU Buffs willing to make a road trip this week have a great opportunity to see the basketball squad in their most high profile game in years.
The Colorado Buffaloes couldn’t get snubbed this time. The CSU Rams didn’t either. Both teams are in the NCAA basketball tournament.
Carlon Brown soared through the lane and threw down a windmill breakaway dunk in the final minute, putting some serious punctuation on Colorado’s latest upset win.
Andre Roberson had 20 points and 11 rebounds – his third double-double this season against Utah – and Colorado pulled away in the second half to win 53-41 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday night.
Devoe Joseph scored 24 points and Garrett Sim 19 for Oregon in a 90-81 victory against Colorado on Thursday night.