Missing out on the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years, coach Tad Boyle said the Colorado Buffaloes decided to play in the third-tier College Basketball Invitational to get a jumpstart on next season.
Colorado senior guard Askia Booker has informed coach Tad Boyle he won’t be playing in the College Basketball Invitational.
Sophomore guard Dustin Thomas is leaving the University of Colorado men’s basketball program.
CU made a late charge, but Oregon held on to earn a spot in Friday’s semifinals.
Colorado coach Tad Boyle was called for a technical with 1:33 left in the Buffaloes game against Arizona Thursday night.
The CU Buffs begin Pac-12 play at home against UCLA, a team they’ve never beaten since joining the conference in 2011.
Askia Booker tied a career-high with 27 points and Xavier Johnson added 20 to lead Colorado to an 82-68 win over DePaul in the quarterfinals of the Diamond Head Classic.
The CU Buffaloes men’s basketball team barely beat the CSU Rams in their annual matchup last year.
Xavier Johnson scored 15 points and nine rebounds, and Josh Scott scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half.
Josh Scott matched a career high with 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Colorado beat Drexel 65-48 in the season opener on Friday night.