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Askia Booker scores 43 as CU wins thriller in 3OT vs. Southern Cal

In the past few years, the Colorado men's basketball team has played in a lot of big games. This one wouldn't fit in that category, but it won't soon be forgotten.

Booker, Colorado outduel USC 98-94 in triple overtime

LOS ANGELES (AP) Askia Booker scored a career-high 43 points to lead Colorado to a 98-94 win against Southern California in triple overtime on Thursday. Booker, a Los Angeles product, scored eight points in the third overtime, including a jumper to put the Buffaloes (11-9, 4-4 Pac 12) ahead for good to win their first road game in seven tries this season. Booker made another long...
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Booker, Colorado snap 4-game skid, beat WSU 90-58

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Askia Booker scored 21 points and Colorado snapped a four-game skid by routing Washington State 90-58 on Saturday night. Jaron Hopkins added 13 points and Wesley Gordon had 10 points and 14 rebounds for Colorado (10-9, 3-4 Pac-12). The 32-point margin was Colorado's biggest of the season even though the Buffaloes were again without Josh Scott (back) and Xavier...
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Colorado's Askia Booker: Buffs keeping spirits up

Askia Booker (Andy Cross, Denver Post file)BOULDER -- Following a lengthy practice Tuesday, Colorado senior guard Askia Booker said Buffs players continue to be excited about playing and remain

Colorado Basketball: How the Buffs can improve next year

Colorado had another successful year by previous standards, but now fans expect a little more. Success creates the mentality among fans of expectations. Many fans expected Colorado to have a better season because of the returning core, but with the injury of Dinwiddie things changed. Dinwiddie was the focal point of the offense and created a lot of opportunities for Josh Scott, Askia...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Basketball: NCAA Tournament preview

The Colorado Basketball team were able to grab an 8th seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament. They are in the South Region with the number one overall seed, Florida Gators. This is two spots higher than what ESPN Bracketologist Joe Lunardi projected. With the way the Buffs ended the season, it was surprising that they were able to grab an 8th seed. Many other struggling teams grabbed...
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Basketball: Buffs squeak out win vs. USC

Colorado Basketball: Buffs squeak out win vs. USCWell it wasn’t pretty that is for sure. Colorado was able to beat USC 59-56 in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament. The Buffs did not look like a tournament team. They struggled mightily on offense all game. They had 9 turnovers in the first half. Granted, USC played very well for a team that only had two victories in the Pac...
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Basketball: Buffs suffer tough overtime loss at Cal

Colorado Basketball: Buffs suffer tough overtime loss at CalColorado seemed to have their 22nd win of the season locked up, until Cal senior  Justin Cobbs had different plans. The Buffs were up by double digits halfway through the second half, until Cal made a run to force the game into overtime. The Buffs and forward Xavier Johnson were controlled the whole game. Johnson led Colorado...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Colorado Knocks Off No. 6 Kansas On Ridiculous Buzzer-Beater By Askia Booker

Just in case you were hoping for another controversial finish in college sports, Colorado junior guard Askia Booker decided to give us all one more to debate Saturday afternoon. Booker nailed a ridiculous buzzer-beating 3-pointer to help his Buffaloes knock off No. 6 Kansas at home, sending the crowd into a frenzy and the students rushing the court in celebration. But did Booker...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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