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1 month 18 hours ago

Colorado, Pitt back in NCAAs despite injuries

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Within hours over a gloomy weekend this winter, season-ending knee injuries sidelined Colorado's point guard and cost Pittsburgh one of its top reserves. Lesser teams might have faltered down the stretch, however the eighth-seeded Buffaloes (23-11) and ninth-seeded Panthers (25-9) made adjustments that enabled them to...

2 years 1 month ago

Buffs face UNLV in NCAA tournament

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - This time, the NCAA selection show couldn't spoil Tad Boyle's party. A year ago, the Colorado coach hosted a gathering at his house to celebrate what he thought would be a spot in the tournament. Only, the festivities turned sullen when the Buffs were snubbed. There...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Wyoming hosts Colorado in WNIT 3rd round game

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming gets another home game in the Women's National Invitation Tournament when the Cowgirls host Colorado. But other than the crowd, the Cowgirls won't have as much of a homecourt advantage as it normally enjoys over its opponent. The Cowgirls (24-8) host Colorado (17-15) in the...

3 years 1 month ago

Relphorde leads Colorado past Nebraska 67-57

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Marcus Relphorde, Levi Knutson and Cory Higgins celebrated senior night by leading Colorado past Nebraska 67-57 Saturday. Relphorde scored 19 points, Knutson added 13 and Higgins chipped in 12 as the Buffaloes (19-12, 8-8 Big 12) kept alive their slim hopes for an NCAA bid. With...

3 years 2 months ago

Buffs secure solid recruiting class

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Buffaloes haven't even started playing in their new conference yet, but already first-year coach Jon Embree is racking up wins against future rivals. Embree persuaded eight players to switch allegiances and sign letters of intent with the Buffaloes on Wednesday, including several who were...

3 years 4 months ago

New CU football coach names assistants

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - New Colorado coach Jon Embree has named five assistants, most of whom have ties to Colorado or to the Buffaloes. The assistants, named Friday, include Greg Brown as defensive coordinator. The 53-year-old Brown worked for former Colorado coaches Bill McCartney and Dawn Hawkins. New offensive line...

3 years 5 months ago

Buffs will be in Pac-12 South next season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California schools will be divided when the Pac-12 conference splits into football divisions next year following its recent expansion. Commissioner Larry Scott said at a news conference in San Francisco on Thursday that UCLA, Southern California, Arizona, Arizona State and conference newcomers Utah and Colorado...

3 years 6 months ago

CU-Boulder chancellor opposes lower tuition cap

The University of Colorado regents are expected to consider a 4 percent cap on tuition increases, lower than the 9.5 percent cap recently requested by administrators. Regents were scheduled to consider the lower cap during their meeting Wednesday. CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano spoke against the proposal Tuesday. ...

3 years 7 months ago

California overwhelms Colorado 52-7

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Riley threw four touchdown passes and California gave Colorado a rude welcome to what will be its new conference with a 52-7 victory Saturday. Shane Vereen caught one touchdown pass and ran for another score as the Golden Bears (2-0) broke out to a 31-0...

4 years 3 months ago

Buffs upset Bears in men's hoops

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Cory Higgins scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, and Colorado pulled away to upset No. 22 Baylor 78-71 on Tuesday night, ending a nine-game winless streak stretching back three years against ranked opponents. Marcus Relphorde added 17 points and Alec Burks 16...

4 years 4 months ago

Buffs give Oklahoma State a scare

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Third-string quarterback Brandon Weeden threw for 168 yards and two touchdowns in the second half, leading No. 12 Oklahoma State back from an 11-point deficit for a 31-28 win against Colorado on Thursday night. With starter Zac Robinson injured and backup Alex Cate ineffective, Weeden...

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