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Basketball: Colorado wins one for Pac-12

By Jeff Faraudo
Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 10:05 pm in Basketball, Gameday, NCAA Tournament.

A Pac-12 newcomer keeps the conference alive in the NCAA tournament . . .

   – Colorado 68, UNLV 64: The Buffaloes (24-11) gave away most of a 20-point lead, but held on to knock of the sixth-seeded Runnin’ Rebels (26-9) at Albuquerque, N.M. Askia Booker scored 16 points off the bench for CU while Austin Dufault had 14 points and Andre Roberson had 12 points and 16 rebounds. UNLV shot 32 percent.

 

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  • ken1w

    Nice going there, Buffs…!

  • Mitchie V

    They looked great (for most of it).

    Go Buffs!

  • http://CapitolGoldBuyers.com BlakeStreetBear

    Colorado is legit. And I actually have to say that Roberson should have been DPOY, he is monstrous under the hoop.

  • joey

    Colorado is tough to play against and when they hit their shots they are really good. They have been hitting a lot of shots lately but they’ll have a dry spell soon.

  • Juancho

    Colorado used to constantly rank in the top 3 for party schools nationally.

    At least they did when I was in school. Them and ASU and Chico State were always top 3.

    All great and I mean great academic institutions. If you don’t count the academic portion.

  • Juancho

    JEFF, great Patriarch and Viceroy of our blog, please be advised that Cal football has got their first recruit for next year – QB Jared Goff from Marin Catholic.

    A heck (<if it wasn't lent I would have typed hell) of a quarterback.

  • discdude

    Ironic, given that last year’s team might have been even better, but were sent to NIT. They are playing well right now, I kinda hope they beat the Bears…the Baylor Bears. (hello, Gary Franklin)