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College basketballCU men's basketball: Buffs hope to claw their way out of muck

CU aims to bounce back at home against Washington schools
02/07/2016 03:36 PM MST
After suffering their first two-game road sweep in Pac-12 Conference play, the Colorado Buffaloes have abruptly moved from the league's pack of front-runners to a spot "in the muck," according to head coach Tad Boyle. 
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CU men's basketball: Message received loud and clear by Tre'Shaun Fletcher
02/07/2016 12:43 AM MST - Tre'Shaun Fletcher heard the message loud and clear. Colorado's junior forward was pulled aside by head coach Tad Boyle during Saturday morning's shoot-around. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Shorthanded Buffs can't finish comeback at Oregon State
02/06/2016 10:27 PM MST - It is becoming a tired refrain for the Colorado Buffaloes. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Buffs seek another road split at Oregon State
02/05/2016 06:37 PM MST - The Colorado Buffaloes have little time to shake off their most disappointing effort in Pac-12 Conference play, entering Saturday's match at Oregon State on the heels of a 20-point loss in a discouraging performance Thursday at No. 16 Oregon. Full Story

Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU basketball (Feb. 5)
02/05/2016 02:36 PM MST - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion about CU men's basketball ahead of Saturday's date at Oregon State. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Josh Scott a finalist for Kareem Abdul-Jabaar Award
02/05/2016 11:07 AM MST - Colorado Buffaloes senior Josh Scott has been named one of 10 finalists for the Kareem Abdul-Jabaar award as the nation's top center. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Buffs can't stick to script in rout by No. 16 Oregon
02/05/2016 10:37 AM MST - The game plan, according to Colorado Buffaloes coach Tad Boyle, was simple. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Buffs seek signature road win at No. 16 Oregon
02/03/2016 11:19 PM MST - Plenty of time remains to bolster an NCAA Tournament resume that currently is on solid footing for the Colorado Buffaloes.  Full Story

CU men's basketball: Backups providing big punch for Buffs
02/02/2016 07:42 PM MST - For many basketball teams, summoning the backups at crunch time is somewhat akin to waving the white flag. The Colorado Buffaloes are not one of those teams. Full Story

Pat Rooney's AP top 25 men's basketball ballot
02/01/2016 01:31 PM MST - Half of the top 10 teams suffered a loss last week, once again shaking up the order of things. Of note — Duke's run of 167 consecutive weeks in the top 25 has come to an end. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Buffs still fighting for space in crowded Pac-12 race
02/01/2016 09:41 PM MST - Head coach Tad Boyle dubbed last week "separation time" for the Colorado Buffaloes in the crowded race for the top of the Pac-12 Conference pack. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Tory Miller rebounding with passion
01/31/2016 10:48 PM MST - Tory Miller said earlier this week he is trying hit the floor with a chip on his shoulder. That mindset was readily apparent on Sunday, as a number of gritty, tough-guy rebounds underneath the hoop allowed Miller to lead the Colorado Buffaloes in rebounding during a key Pac-12 Conference win against Cal. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Buffs blitz Cal after slow start
02/01/2016 07:58 AM MST - Making just one of the first 19 shots rarely is a sign of good things to come. Yet the Colorado Buffaloes made an exception to that rule in emphatic fashion on Sunday, overcoming a nightmarish start from the floor to pull away from Cal for a 70-62 victory in a Pac-12 Conference showdown at the Coors Events Center. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Buffs in control of destiny at Pac-12 midpoint
01/31/2016 02:26 PM MST - Not long after the dust has settled from Sunday's battle between the Colorado Buffaloes and Cal, the calendar will flip from January to February.  Full Story

CU men's basketball: Tyrone Wallace injury removes key component from Cal lineup
01/29/2016 07:27 PM MST - Head coach Tad Boyle believes he has a Colorado Buffaloes basketball team that is markedly improved on offense since his squad last faced the Cal Golden Bears. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Dom Collier delivering in clutch for Buffs
01/29/2016 05:51 PM MST - Dom Collier's statistics didn't exactly illuminate the stat sheet after the Colorado Buffaloes' win against Stanford. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Ailing Josh Scott still aids Buffs
01/27/2016 11:37 PM MST - It's not often that Josh Scott isn't quite ready to shoulder the load for the Colorado Buffaloes. Wednesday, however, was one of those nights. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Hot shooting performance lifts Buffs past Stanford
01/28/2016 02:23 PM MST - Asked this week just how good his Colorado Buffaloes would be if its top two 3-point shooters, George King and Josh Fortune, ever got hot at the same time, and coach Tad Boyle offered a simple answer. "Scary good."  Full Story

Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU basketball (Jan. 27, 2016)
01/27/2016 01:18 PM MST - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion regarding CU men's basketball ahead of Wednesday night's Pac-12 home game against Stanford. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Josh Fortune looks to regain long-range touch against Stanford
01/27/2016 11:28 AM MST - As long as Josh Fortune is taking good shots, Colorado Buffaloes head coach Tad Boyle can live with the occasional shooting slump from the junior sharpshooter. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Harry Froling chooses SMU over CU
01/25/2016 07:37 PM MST - The question of who will eventually replace Josh Scott as the Colorado Buffaloes' premier big man will remain unanswered for the time being. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Buffs look to protect home floor in rematch with Stanford
01/26/2016 09:56 AM MST - Taking care of business at home hardly is an original concept in competitive athletics, let alone in major college basketball. Full Story

Pat Rooney's AP top 25 men's basketball ballot
01/25/2016 04:33 PM MST - It was another rough week for the nation's elite, as seven of last week's top 10, and 10 out of the top 13, suffered a loss. Full Story

CU men's basketball: George King riding a hot streak for Buffs
01/25/2016 06:31 PM MST - George King calls it "making my eights." Commonly one of the last players to leave the Colorado Buffaloes' practice floor after each workout, CU's sophomore guard routinely challenges himself to knock down at least 8-of-10 3-point shots from varying points along the arc before calling it a day. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Xavier Talton sparks late surge to send Buffs past WSU
01/24/2016 12:11 AM MST -

PULLMAN, Wash. — Xavier Talton understands the clock is ticking on his Colorado Buffaloes basketball career.

With the finish line getting closer every night, CU's senior guard has been focused on maximizing his contributions during his limited minutes. Perhaps no play has been more critical from Talton this season than a hustle play he turned in Saturday night at Washington State, as his diving effort for a loose ball and subsequent from-the-floor assist quieted the home crowd and helped CU escape Beasley Coliseum with a 75-70 victory.

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CU men's basketball: Buffs seek road split at Washington State
01/23/2016 05:10 PM MST - Even though Josh Scott still was agonizing over a lost opportunity at Washington, the sweat had yet to dry on the face of the Colorado Buffaloes' standout when he started looking ahead to when his club could start to make amends for Wednesday's loss. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Early struggles doom Buffs at Washington
01/21/2016 04:40 PM MST - Call it a case of too little, too late. Despite several late comeback efforts by the Colorado Buffaloes, Washington's up-tempo style proved too much to overcome on Wednesday. Blasting off early for a series of fast-break dunks and never relenting, the host Huskies ultimately held off CU for a 95-83 victory at Alaska Airlines Arena.  Full Story

CU men's basketball: Scott Wedman joining Pac-12 Hall of Honor
01/20/2016 04:10 PM MST - Scott Wedman never played in the Pac-12 Conference, or in the league's earlier incarnations. Still, Colorado is part of the league now, and the former Buffaloes basketball star will take his place among the Pac-12's all-time greats. Full Story

Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU basketball
01/20/2016 01:25 PM MST - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion about CU men's basketball ahead of Wednesday night's battle at Washington. Full Story

CU men's basketball: Slowing UW's Andrews critical for Buffs
01/20/2016 10:08 AM MST - The Colorado men's basketball team will try to slow Washington's high-scoring Andrew Andrews when the Buffs begin a two-game road trip Wednesday night. Full Story

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Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
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Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story