Ben McLemore scored 24 points, Kevin Young added 16 points and eight rebounds and ninth-ranked Kansas rolled to a 90-54 victory over former Big 12 member Colorado on Saturday.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 29 points and Andre Roberson added 15, helping Colorado hold off Colorado State 70-61 on Wednesday night.
With the Buffaloes football season mercifully coming to an end this Friday, sports fans in Boulder could sure use something positive to focus on, and it looks like they’ve got it.
Things couldn’t be better at the Charleston Classic for Colorado coach Tad Boyle. While down South, Boyle received a contract extension from his board of regents, then watched his Buffaloes pull off a gritty win over Dayton to start the eight-team tournament on Thursday.
Freshman Josh Scott scored 14 points in his first game for Colorado, leading the Buffaloes to a 74-59 victory over Wofford on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
University of Colorado basketball fans have every reason to be optimistic about the upcoming season.
Brady Heslip made nine 3-pointers and finished with 27 points Saturday to lift Baylor to an 80-63 victory over Colorado in the South Regional.
Maybe Colorado could get used to this college basketball thing.
The Colorado Buffaloes couldn’t get snubbed this time. The CSU Rams didn’t either. Both teams are in the NCAA basketball tournament.
Snubbed by the NCAA selection committee last year, then picked to finish next-to-last as a new member of the Pac-12, Colorado had all kinds of grudges going into its matchup against league powerhouse Arizona.