COLORADO BUFFALOES NEWS

Colorado's official back on the football map

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) When the college scout from Green Bay arrived at the Champions Center on the University of Colorado on Wednesday, the Buffaloes had its latest validation of the football program's progress. All 32 teams were represented at CU's pro timing day for the first time ever. The last time every NFL team sent a scout or a coach to the campus was in 1995, when the league...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Colorado could still make the NCAA Tournament. For real.

The Buffs’ chances require a Pac-12 Tournament run and some help around the country. It seems impossible, but there is a chance, albeit very minuscule, that the Colorado Buffaloes make the NCAA Tournament. It won’t happen, but it could. The Buffs started Pac-12 with an seven-game losing streak that just about signified the apocalypse. In that streak, Colorado was a mere six...
Via Ralphie Report
March 08, 2017

Buffaloes’ Derrick White gets All-Pac-12, All-Defensive team honors

BOULDER —  Derrick White believes his expectations were reasonable when he decided to make the move from Division II to big-time Division I college basketball. When White landed in Boulder following an All-American career at UCCS, it was with the hope he could at least make an impact on the floor with the Colorado Buffaloes. The idea that White has far and away exceeded expectations...

Colorado Buffaloes hang on to beat California at home

The Colorado Buffaloes made sure to send their seniors out in style. In a defensive slugfest CU came up with just enough big baskets late, pulling away in the final minutes to post a 54-46 win against Cal in the regular-season finale Saturday afternoon at the Coors Events Center. The Buffs end the regular season with an 18-13 overall mark and an 8-10 record in Pac-12 Conference play...

Colorado pulls away from Stanford in the 2nd half, 91-72

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Lucas Siewert, George King and Xavier Johnson each scored 15 points and Colorado pulled away in the second half to beat Stanford 91-72 Thursday night. Wesley Gordon, Deleon Brown and Tory Miller added 10 points apiece as part of a balanced offense that carried Colorado (17-13, 7-10 Pac-12) to its �eighth consecutive victory against Stanford (14-15, 6-11)...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball shares wealth in win against Stanford

This week, Colorado basketball coach Tad Boyle put his team through a scrimmage in which none of the baskets counted unless they occurred via an assist. They idea was to make sure the ball keeps moving offensively, because when it does Boyle has always believed his team is a fun one to watch. That theory proved true Thursday night, as the Buffaloes shared the ball beautifully while...

Assessing the Buffaloes chances for postseason play

The Buffs won’t make the NCAA Tournament, but they could play in the NIT. Colorado isn’t going to make the NCAA Tournament. I’m sorry, but it’s just not going to happen. It could happen, but it won’t. Colorado would have to win the Pac-12 Tournament to get the Pac-12’s automatic bid, because ain’t no way they’re getting an at-large bid. The Buffs won the Pac-12 in...
Via Ralphie Report
March 01, 2017

Josh Fortune’s cold shooting dampens his senior season

BOULDER— Sometimes, things don’t go as planned. It’s part of both the allure and the disappointment that comes with major college athletics. Josh Fortune has experienced his share of big moments during his two seasons on the floor with the Colorado Buffaloes. Unfortunately for Fortune and the Buffs, few of them have occurred during what has proved to be a trying senior season...
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 28, 2017

WATCH: Senior Recognition - Wesley Gordon

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Via Colorado Buffaloes Athletics
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Colorado’s new linebackers coach jumps in with Buffaloes

BOULDER— Ross Els is still trying to learn the names of his players, Colorado’s defensive scheme and his new surroundings in Boulder. It’s a lot to digest in a short amount of time, but Els is excited about his newest job opportunity. Els was hired Friday to be the Buffaloes’ inside linebackers coach. He signed his contract in the morning and hit the practice field a couple...
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 26, 2017

Colorado Buffaloes hire Ross Els as defensive assistant

Former Purdue defensive coordinator takes over for recently departed Joe Tumpkin The Colorado Buffaloes have hired a new defensive assistant coach to replace the vacancy left by Joe Tumpkin. Ross Els becomes the ninth coach on Coach Mike MacIntyre’s staff, after leaving Purdue where he served as defensive coordinator last season. The journeyman coach brings an experienced background...
Via Ralphie Report
February 24, 2017

Colorado Buffaloes Spring Football: Five to Watch

A look at some Buffs to keep an eye on this spring. Let the #NewEra begin. With the 2016 season in the rearview mirror, the defending Pac-12 South Champion Colorado Buffaloes open their 2017 campaign Wednesday with the first of fifteen spring practices. The Spring session culminates with the Spring Game on March 18 which can be seen on Pac-12 Networks. Here are five players to...
Via Ralphie Report
February 22, 2017

Colorado Buffaloes venues may receive name changes: We’ve got some ideas

Ralphie Report takes a stab at the fun part of being an AD Colorado Athletics presented to the Board of Regents at a meeting this morning, and Rick George revealed some pretty fun stuff about the Buffs’ near future, in both football and basketball. Other than the fun news that the West side of Folsom (where press row is) is going to be a renovation focus going forward (thank God...
Via Ralphie Report
February 19, 2017

Haley Smith’s double-double leads Colorado Buffaloes women’s basketball past Oregon

BOULDER — Haley Smith made senior day memorable, turning in a double-double, scoring her 1,000th career point and leading Colorado to a 76-66 victory over Oregon Sunday afternoon. The senior scored 23 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and got the Buffaloes off to a fast start by drilling a deep 3-pointer to give Colorado a quick 6-0 lead they never relinquished, taking a 25-8 lead after...
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 19, 2017

Colorado Buffaloes’ last chance at NCAA tournament hangs in balance of Oregon game

EUGENE, Ore. — In a season that has been full of disappointment for the Colorado men’s basketball team, a solid victory against Oregon three weeks ago counts as a legitimate bright spot. It’s a safe beat the Ducks will be pumped for the rematch on Saturday, as the Buffaloes take on No. 7-ranked Oregon before a national television audience. “We’ve got to go in and let it...
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 18, 2017
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