The Colorado Buffaloes had already pulled the ripcord on their free fall after star point guard Spencer Dinwiddie’s season-ending knee injury more than a month ago. What they got Wednesday night was the signature win to go with it.
Xavier Johnson scored 20 points and Colorado completed a season sweep of Southern California with an 83-74 victory Sunday, sending USC to its sixth straight loss.
Xavier Johnson scored a career-high 27 points, tops among three Colorado players with at least 20 points, as the Buffaloes routed Washington 91-65 on Sunday night.
Nick Johnson scored 18 points, Brandon Ashley added 15 and top-ranked Arizona remained unbeaten with a 69-57 win over Colorado on Thursday night.
Askia Booker scored a career-high 27 points, 11 in the last 4:40, and No. 20 Colorado rallied in the second half to hand No. 10 Oregon its first loss of the season, 100-91 on Sunday.
Josh Scott scored 16 points, Askia Booker had 13, and Colorado routed Air Force 81-57 Saturday for its seventh win in a row.
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.
Josh Scott scored 20 points and Spencer Dinwiddie added 13, helping Colorado pull away late from Arkansas State for a 93-70 win on Monday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 20 points and Colorado picked up a much-needed win at the Pac-12 tournament, holding off Oregon State 74-68 in the first round on Wednesday.
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.