MATCHUP: Colorado Buffaloes (3-0) at North Dakota State Bison (1-2).
GAME TIME: Tuesday, 4 p.m., Scheels Center, Fargo, N.D.
BROADCAST: Radio — 1600 AM; TV — None.
COACHES: Colorado — JR Payne, first season (3-0, 104-113); North Dakota State — Maren Walseth, third season (19-41 at NDSU and overall).
LEADERS: Colorado — Scoring: G Kennedy Leonard, So., 20.0 ppg; Rebounding: F Zoe Correal, Jr., 7.0 rpg; Assists: Leonard, 9.7 apg. North Dakota State — Scoring: G Taylor Thunstedt, Jr., 15.0 ppg; Rebounding: F Emily Spier, Sr., 8.7 rpg; Assists: G Sarah Jacobson, Fr., 3.3 apg.
NOTABLE: The Buffs are coming off their biggest victory in years, a 79-69 decision against then-No. 15 Kentucky...CU is shooting .465 from the floor and outrebouding its opponents by an average of 43.3 to 38.3...In addition to leading the Buffs in rebounding, Correal has gone 9-for-15 from the floor and 5-for-6 at the free throw line...In three games Leonard has recorded 29 assists with only three turnovers...The Buffs return home to host the annual Omni Classic this weekend. CU plays St. Francis on Friday and either SMU or Boston College on Saturday, with both games tipping off at 11 a.m.
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