Colorado seniors Cory Higgins, Levi Knutson, Marcus Relphorde, Javon Coney and Trent Beckley wrapped up their careers Tuesday night with a tough loss to Alabama in the NIT semifinals. Take a look back at a memorable senior year.
Colorado's final season in the Big 12 Conference and first season under coach Tad Boyle ended in dramatic fashion tonight when a last second shot against Alabama in the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament didn't go the Buffs' way.
It was the toughest test yet, and the Colorado Buffaloes proved to be up to the challenge Tuesday night at the Coors Events Center grinding out a hard-fought 81-74 victory over Kent State in the quarterfinals of the NIT.
Colorado waltzed passed Texas Southern in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night. We've got you covered with plenty of pictures of the program's first postseason win since March 10, 1999.
Legendary college basketball coach Bobby Knight said earlier this week he believes Colorado coach Tad Boyle deserves consideration for National Coach of the Year for leading the Buffs to a 21-13 season. Members of the NCAA Tournament selection committee were not as impressed Sunday leaving Boyle and the Buffs out of the expanded field.
Cory Higgins, Marcus Relphorde and Levi Knutson made the most out of their senior night, leading the Buffs to a 67-57 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
There was no career night from sophomore Alec Burks and no home-court advantage for the Buffs today at No. 14 Missouri, and as usual, that meant another loss for the Buffs on the road. Missouri earned revenge for a loss last month in Boulder, beating the Buffs 89-73.
February 5, 2011
Austin Dufault came ready to play Wednesday night at the Coors Events Center against Maryland Eastern Shore. Dufault had 14 points and five rebounds going into halftime, he finished with 18 and seven, and his strong play led the Buffs to a 92-65 win.
December 29, 2010