The Buffaloes have NCAA Tournament experience and really defend. Colorado is good enough to win two games in the field of 68.
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.
Tyrone Wallace and David Kravish each had double-doubles and California won its seventh straight game, defeating Colorado 62-46 on Saturday.
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.
C.J. Wilcox scored 25 points and Washington used another stingy defensive effort to stymie Colorado 64-54 on Wednesday night.
By a fraction of a second, Arizona is still unbeaten. CU’s Sabatino Chen banked in a 3-pointer at the end of regulation, but officials waved it off after reviewing the video and the Wildcats went on to win 92-83 in overtime.
Askia Booker and Xavier Johnson each scored 17 points and Colorado set its season high in points scored by routing Northern Arizona 98-51 on Friday night.
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.