A snowstorm blowing outside wasn’t nearly as chilly as Colorado coach Tad Boyle’s postgame speech. For a team hoping to make the NCAA tournament, the Buffaloes dropped a game they simply couldn’t afford to drop. He let them know exactly that.
Xavier Johnson had a career-high 22 points, Spencer Dinwiddie added 17 and Colorado beat No. 19 Oregon 76-53 on Thursday night, completing a season sweep and thwarting the Ducks’ bid to gain a share of the Pac-12 Conference title.
Andre Roberson scored a career-high 24 points and helped spark an 18-2 second-half run to help Colorado beat Stanford 65-63 on Wednesday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 13 points and had a key block in the late going, helping Colorado pull away for a 60-50 victory over Utah on Thursday night.
Evan Gordon’s buzzer-beating layup in overtime lifted Arizona State past Colorado 63-62 Saturday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 21 points and freshman Xavier Johnson added a season-high 19 as Colorado avenged a bitter overtime loss at Arizona with a 71-58 rout of the ninth-ranked Wildcats on Thursday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points, including six free throws in the final two minutes, as Colorado held off Oregon State for a 72-68 win Sunday night.
Andre Roberson scored the game-winner with 29 seconds left, capping Colorado’s game-closing 8-0 run and the Buffaloes handed No. 19 Oregon its third straight loss, 48-47 on Thursday night.
Brandon Taylor drew a charge with 9.7 seconds left and Glen Dean hit a pair of free throws on the other end to help Utah survive a late rally and upset Colorado 58-55 on Saturday afternoon.
Colorado’s strong first-half play was enough to make up for a less effective second half.