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.
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.