XAVIER JOHNSON RUMORS

Arizona 63, Colorado 43

Nick Johnson scored 16 points as the Wildcats dominated the second half against the Buffaloes in the semifinals of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. T.J. McConnell had 12 points and five assists for top-seeded Arizona (30-3), which advanced to face No. 2 seed UCLA in Saturday’s championship game. The Wildcats held the fifth-seeded Buffaloes to 29.4 percent shooting and have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona pulls away from Colorado to reach Pac-12 title game

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nick Johnson scored 16 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 12 and Arizona ran away from tired Colorado in a dominating second half to rout the Buffaloes 63-43 in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals Friday night Unlike its last win over Colorado, Arizona (30-3) started slow, allowing the Buffaloes to keep it close at halftime. Playing its third game in as many days...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado hands USC 6th straight loss, 83-74

Xavier Johnson scored 20 points and Colorado completed a season sweep of Southern California with an 83-74 victory Sunday, sending USC to its sixth straight loss. Five players scored in double figures for the Buffaloes (19-7, 8-5 Pac-12). This is the school's best start after 26 games since the 1996-97 squad opened 19-7 and ended up in the NCAA tournament. But the Buffaloes...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson's 27 leads Colorado past Washington 91-65

Xavier Johnson scored a career-high 27 points, tops among three Colorado players with at least 20 points, as the Buffaloes routed Washington 91-65 on Sunday night. Josh Scott tied his career best with 21 points and Askia Booker added 20, giving Colorado its first trio of 20 point scorers in the same game since Kal Bay (21), Dominique Coleman (20) and Richard Roby (20) did it against...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona moves to 19-0 but not all is perfect

TUCSON, Ariz. -- There will be no apologies or alibis short of Arizona coach Sean Miller saying his team still needs to get better. But what team in January doesn't acknowledge as much? Every game will be a tough test, Miller said. But "the one thing we want to guard against is almost having to apologize for winning. Sometimes you're not going to play as well and we...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Arizona beats Colorado 69-57

Nick Johnson scored 18 points, Brandon Ashley added 15 and top-ranked Arizona remained unbeaten with a 69-57 win over Colorado on Thursday night. Arizona (19-0, 6-0 Pac-12) had a week off after blowing out rival Arizona State and raced out to an early 14-point lead. Aaron Gordon added 12 points for Arizona, which overcame a 3-for-15 night from 3-point range and some missed free...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats beat Colorado for program-record 19th straight win

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nick Johnson scored 18 points, Brandon Ashley added 15 and top-ranked Arizona remained unbeaten with a 69-57 win over Colorado on Thursday night. Arizona (19-0, 6-0 Pac-12) had a week off after blowing out rival Arizona State and raced out to an early 14-point lead. Aaron Gordon added 12 points for Arizona, which overcame a 3-for-15 night from 3-point range and some...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado crushes No. 19 Oregon

Xavier Johnson had a career-high 22 points, Spencer Dinwiddie added 17 and Colorado beat No. 19 Oregon 76-53 on Thursday night, completing a season sweep and thwarting the Ducks' bid to gain a share of the Pac-12 Conference title. The Buffaloes (20-9, 10-7) played without the nation's leading rebounder, Andre Roberson, who sat out with a viral illness. Gone with the athletic...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Northern Arizona routed by Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Askia Booker and Xavier Johnson each scored 17 points and Colorado set its season high in points scored by routing Northern Arizona 98-51 on Friday night. Spencer Dinwiddie had 15 points and Josh Scott added 11 for Colorado (9-2), which is off to its best start since opening 9-2 in 1994-95. The Buffaloes remain unbeaten in four meetings with Northern Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Colorado tops Dayton 67-57 in Charleston Classic

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Askia Booker scored 16 points and Colorado used a 13-0 run in the second half to hold off Dayton, 67-57, to start the Charleston Classic on Thursday. The Buffaloes (2-0) trailed 37-30 with 14 minutes left when Xavier Johnson got the surge started with 3-pointer. Spencer Dinwiddie put Colorado ahead with a three-pointer. Johnson added a pair of foul shots...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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