CSU is coming off a bowl win and returns a starting quarterback who set the team’s single-season passing record last season. Still, coach Jim McElwain considers his team the vast underdog Friday night.
Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.
As the Colorado Buffaloes prepare for the season opener against CSU, let’s take a look at five players who are primed to make a name for themselves this season.
Even though the University of Denver Pioneers basketball team is done for the season, coach Joe Scott was still thinking hoops when he stopped in to be the guest on Xfinity Monday Live! to talk about the NCAA tournament.
Askia Booker scored 17 points, Xavier Talton added 13 and Colorado held off California 59-56 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half, and No. 4 Stanford overcame its worst scoring first half of the season to knock off pesky Colorado 69-54 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Conference tournament Friday.
Josh Scott had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Xavier Johnson scored 14 points and Colorado boosted its chances of a first-round bye in next week’s Pac-12 Conference tournament with a 59-56 victory over Stanford on Wednesday night.
Guard Spencer Dinwiddie was hurt and Washington ran away from No. 15 Colorado for a 71-54 victory Sunday.
Riding the momentum of a victory over UCLA – its crosstown rival – in its Pac 12 Conference opener last Monday, the Southern California women’s basketball team made it two in a row with a 55-45 win Friday over No. 12 Colorado.
Colorado State will play Washington State in the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 21.