Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points and Askia Booker added 14, helping Colorado hold off UC Santa Barbara 76-68 on Thursday night for its fifth straight victory.
Colorado quarterback Shane Dillon plans to transfer to another school to play basketball.
Before University of Colorado basketball star Spencer Dinwiddie starts working on getting the Buffs back to the big dance, he has one more basketball related matter to take care of.
Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn is resigning after eight years in charge of a Buffaloes program that struggled on the football field and soared in hoops.
Andre Roberson, the nation’s second-best college rebounder, will turn pro Colorado and opt out of his senior season at the University of Colorado.
There still is no word whether the nation’s second-best rebounder will turn pro or return to Colorado for his senior season.
Tad Boyle has done great as head basketball coach at the University of Colorado. He’s taken the Buffs to back-to-back NCAA tournaments and he figures to be a hot commodity for teams looking for a very good coach.
Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson made consecutive 3-pointers to give Illinois the lead with 6 minutes left and the seventh-seeded Illini pulled out a tough 57-49 win over Colorado in a game of wild momentum swings Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
The Colorado Buffaloes erupted in cheers when their school appeared on the television screen as the No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament on Sunday.
The Buffaloes have NCAA Tournament experience and really defend. Colorado is good enough to win two games in the field of 68.