Askia Booker brought Colorado fans spilling onto the court by swishing a 25-footer at the buzzer Saturday to lift Colorado to a 75-72 victory over No. 6 Kansas, marking the program's first victory over the Jayhawks in its last 20 tries.
Colorado (9-1) squandered a six-point lead with 1:44 left and Kansas tied the game with a bucket by Perry Ellis with 4 seconds left. But after a timeout, Buffs forward Xavier Johnson got the ball to Booker, who dribbled a few paces past half court -- about even with where John Elway's courtside seats were located -- and launched the shot that hit nothing but net.
The fans exploded onto the court, straight past Elway, and gang tackled Booker, a junior, who is trying to lead the Buffs to their third straight appearance in the NCAA tournament.
This win will look mighty good on their resume. It's their ninth straight -- CU hasn't lost since its opener against Baylor -- and it is the first win over Kansas since 2003 and only the second in the last 48 m...