Posted March 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Colorado Buffaloes are getting the hang of this March Madness thing. Carlon Brown's thunderous windmill dunk off a full-court pass helped the 11th-seeded Buffaloes settle down after frittering away all but a bucket of a 20-point cushion and fend off the sixth-seeded Rebels 68-64 in the second round of the NCAA South Regional. The 11th-seeded Buffs (24-11), who bullied their way into the NCAA tournament for the first time in nine years by winning the Pac-12 tournament as a No. 6 seed, suddenly can't seem to do anything wrong. The team that got snubbed by the selection committee last year and used that as fuel for this season has won five straight games with its season essentially on the line. ''We talked at halftime about UNLV making a run on us, and they did. But we handled it. We got stops when we had to get stops. We did just enough,'' said Buffs coach Tad Boyle, who is 10-2 in the postseason in his two years at CU. ''If you had told me befo...
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