Buffs Ready For Big 12 Tournament

The Colorado Buffaloes are all but assured a spot in the NCAA tournament, but a win tonight in the first round of the Big 12 conference tournament wouldn't hurt. Head Coach Ricardo Patton's Buffs take on Kansas State tonight around 7:30 PM MT on ESPN2. Here's a preview of tonight's game.

#6 seed CU (19-10) vs #11 seed K-State (13-16)

Colorado

Pos. Ht. Yr. Pts.

Antoine McGhee G 5-10 Fr. 3.2

Blair Wilson G 6-6 Jr. 13.2

David Harrison C 7-0 So. 13.8

Stephane Pelle F 6-8 Sr. 12.4

Michel Morandais F 6-5 Jr. 17.4

Head coach: Ricardo Patton

Kansas State

Pos. Ht. Yr. Pts.

Tim Ellis G 6-4 Jr. 9.2

Frank Richards G 6-2 Jr. 9.7

Gilson DeJesus G/F 6-5 Sr. 11.3

Matt Siebrandt F 6-8 Sr. 11.0

Pervis Pasco F 6-9 Sr. 10.6

Head coach: Jim Wooldridge

Buff News And Notes:

The Buffs and Wildcats split their regular-season games, with CU winning 69-63 at Boulder and KSU winning 62-54 at Manhattan, Kan.

Harrison is coming off his second triple-double this season - a 20-point, 10-rebound, 11-block effort in CU's 84-69 win against Nebraska. He's the first Big 12 Conference player to accomplish the feat twice, and the second CU player to record a triple-double. Chauncey Billups, now with the Detroit Pistons, was the other

DeJesus tallied 16 points Saturday (with nine rebounds and five assists) as the Wildcats snapped a six-game losing streak with a 74-63 victory against Iowa State. Before that, KSU's last win was Feb. 11th against CU.


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