There have been some reports out of the University of Colorado that star basketball player Spencer Dinwiddie might leave school to turn pro.
Within hours over a gloomy weekend this winter, season-ending knee injuries sidelined Colorado’s point guard and cost Pittsburgh one of its top reserves.
The University of Colorado Buffaloes basketball team is heading to Florida for the Big Dance, and the team ended up being seeded higher than many expected.
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.
Askia Booker scored 21 points and keyed a late run, leading Colorado to a 59-56 win over scrappy Southern California in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
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.
The Colorado Buffaloes had already pulled the ripcord on their free fall after star point guard Spencer Dinwiddie’s season-ending knee injury more than a month ago. What they got Wednesday night was the signature win to go with it.
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.
No. 21 Colorado has lost leading scorer Spencer Dinwiddie for the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Guard Spencer Dinwiddie was hurt and Washington ran away from No. 15 Colorado for a 71-54 victory Sunday.