Twi-lights: Right between the eyes

  The Colorado Buffaloes threw it back to the classic, the Las Vegas Classic, in their matchup against Penn State. The Buffs won 71-70 in a game that was not televised, but it was heard through KOA’s Mark Johnson. Colorado will face SMU in the tournament’s finale tomorrow night at 8:30. Here are BSN Denver’s tweets of the game: Because there’s no TV tonight from LV Classic...
Via BSN Denver
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado starting forward Johnson suffers torn Achilles

The University of Colorado men’s basketball team released some devastating news on Thursday. According to Rob Dauster of College Basketball Talk, senior forward Xavier Johnson tore his Achilles tendon and will miss most of the 2015-2106 season.  He had surgery to repair the injury last week. There is a possibility that Johnson could return later in the season, but it may be in...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado senior guard Xavier Johnson tears Achilles

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Colorado senior guard Xavier Johnson underwent surgery to fix his torn left Achilles tendon. There's no timetable for his return after he suffered the injury in an offseason workout earlier this month, the school announced Thursday. Coach Tad Boyle said in a statement the Buffaloes are ''looking forward to helping Xavier through this process and getting him back...
Via Associated Press
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sources: CU Men’s Basketball star out for the season

  Multiple sources have confirmed to BSNDenver.com that Colorado Men’s Basketball star, Xavier Johnson has suffered an injury that will cost him the entire 2015-2016 season. The exact injury, and how it occurred have not been confirmed yet, but the Buffs forward has been seen with a protective boot on his left foot. We have reached out to the Colorado Athletic Department and are...
Via BSN Denver
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado stops Stanford rally to snap 3-game losing streak

  For a split second, Xavier Johnson figured he'd compounded one big-time blunder with another massive mistake. After Stanford pulled to 61-58 on Chasson Randle's pair of free throws with 21 seconds left Sunday, Johnson found nobody open for the inbounds pass. He tried to force it and Randle stole the ball. ''I was upset because I couldn't get the ball in,'' Johnson said. ''I should...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2015  |  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 are...
Via Associated Press
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 Associated Press
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 know that, but...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 24, 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

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