Howell blog: My AP Top 25 men's hoops ballot

03/19/2014 08:09 AM MDT
It's been a whirlwind week, with the NCAA Selection Show, packing and travel to Orlando. So, it took me a bit to get this posted, but here is my final AP Top 25 men's basketball ballot of the season. 
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Howell blog: Leftovers from my interview with Askia Booker
03/19/2014 08:33 AM MDT - This week, I had a chance to sit down and interview Colorado junior guard Askia Booker. There were a lot of good quotes from Booker that I didn't get a chance to use in my story, though. So, here are the leftovers from our interview:  Full Story

Live Chat: CU Buffs beat writer Brian Howell takes your questions (March 13, 2014)
03/13/2014 11:59 AM MDT - Have a question about Colorado basketball, football or the Pac-12 Conference? Ask it at 1 p.m. MDT today.  Full Story

Howell blog: My AP Top 25 men's hoops ballot
03/10/2014 09:50 AM MDT - Another week with a lot of upsets in the Top 25. The top two teams - Florida and Wichita State - kept winning, but it seems as if everybody else lost. In fact, 17 of the 25 teams I had on my ballot last week lost at least once. That created a lot of movement this week, and with that, here is the ballot I submitted to the Associated Press on Sunday night. Full Story

Howell blog: My Pac-12 men's hoops power rankings
03/05/2014 01:32 PM MST - With a week to go in the regular season, Pac-12 men's basketball teams are still fighting for position leading into the conference tournament. Arizona has the top spot locked up, while Washington State and USC will play for last place on Thursday night. The rest of it is a jumbled mess, and probably will be until Saturday's games are over. Full Story

Howell blog: My AP Top 25 men's hoops ballot
03/03/2014 10:34 AM MST - On Sunday night, I submitted my latest Top 25 ballot for the Associated Press poll. This was a tough week to put together a ballot because there were so many upsets among the Top 25 last week. Full Story

Howell blog: Leftovers from my interview with Spencer Dinwiddie
02/28/2014 04:53 PM MST - This week, I had an opportunity to sit down with Colorado men's basketball player Spencer Dinwiddie. After writing an article about his future, I had a lot of good leftover quotes from our conversation and wanted to share those with you Buffaloes' fans.  Full Story

Howell blog: My Pac-12 men's hoops power rankings
02/26/2014 11:49 AM MST - Another week, another round of Pac-12 power rankings. No surprise at the top, but there might be a few after that, as two teams in particular - Stanford and Utah - are starting to flex their muscles a bit. Full Story

Howell blog: My AP Top 25 men's hoops ballot
02/24/2014 11:38 AM MST - The latest Associated Press Top 25 men's basketball rankings were released on Monday. Here's a look at the ballot I turned in to the AP on Sunday night:  Full Story

Howell blog: CU's Scott gets the best of Bachynski
02/20/2014 01:22 PM MST - If Wednesday was the final matchup between Josh Scott and Jordan Bachynski, Scott can at least walk away knowing he got some revenge. In Colorado's 61-52 victory against Bachynski and Arizona State, Scott had a huge a game, scoring 13 points, pulling down 13 rebounds and blocking a pair of shots.  Full Story

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John Oliver says he owes Jon Stewart

"I have a pretty intense debt to him," said Oliver, whose show is called "Last Week Tonight." ''I wouldn't be doing this if it wasn't for him." Full Story