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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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Askia Booker finds safe haven in the gym

With his father nearby filling the car with gas, Askia Booker stood outside of a Chevron station late at night in the Los Angeles suburbs. Booker, his cousin and his friend were attempting to get something to drink on their way home from a visit to Universal Studios. "Next thing you know, you see a red Jeep pull up and three guys hop out with hand guns," said Booker,...
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March 19, 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...
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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...
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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...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Booker leads Colorado past ASU 61-52

Askia Booker scored all but two of his 18 points during a second-half charge that carried Colorado past Arizona State 61-52 Wednesday night in a game dominated by defense. Josh Scott added 13 points and 13 rebounds for Colorado (20-7, 9-5 Pac-12), which reached the 20-win mark for the fourth straight season under coach Tad Boyle, something that had been done just four times in the...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sun Devils stumble in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. -- Askia Booker scored all but two of his 18 points during a second-half charge that carried Colorado past Arizona State 61-52 Wednesday night in a game dominated by defense. Josh Scott added 13 points and 13 rebounds for Colorado (20-7, 9-5 Pac-12), which reached the 20-win mark for the fourth straight season under coach Tad Boyle, something that had been done just...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Booker leads Colorado past Washington St. 68-63

Askia Booker scored 26 points, including six of eight free throws in the final minute, and Colorado hung on to beat Washington State 68-63 on Wednesday night. Xavier Johnson added 20 points and nine rebounds for Colorado (17-6, 6-4 Pac-12), which swept the season series with the Cougars. The Buffaloes won at Washington State 71-70 in overtime last month. DaVonte Lacy, who missed...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Booker's 19 points lead No. 21 Colorado to win

Askia Booker scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half, and No. 21 Colorado finished strong to beat Georgia 84-70 on Saturday night. Spencer Dinwiddie added 17 points for Colorado and Josh Scott had 14 points and 13 rebounds for his sixth double double this season and eighth of his career. Colorado, which opens Pac-12 play next Thursday against Oregon State, made all 26 of...
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December 29, 2013  |  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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