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CU Buffs basketball trying to fill two nonconference home dates

07/19/2018 05:52 PM MDT
This week's announcement of the weekly pairings for the Pac-12 schedule left just a few holes to fill before CU announces its full schedule for 2018-19 season. 
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CU Buffs still awaiting arrival of freshman Jakub Dombek
07/19/2018 12:51 PM MDT - As often is the case with international recruits, incoming Colorado basketball freshman Jakub Dombek is fighting through bureaucratic red tape in his quest to reach the Flatirons. Full Story

Comfort tips scales for former CU Buffs guard Dom Collier in move to Germany
07/18/2018 06:42 PM MDT - In the end, it simply was a matter of comfort for Dom Collier. A process that began when the Colorado men's basketball team's season ended at the Pac-12 Conference tournament in early March finally culminated for Collier this week, as the former Buffaloes guard signed his first pro contract with FC Schalke 04 of the German Pro A League. Full Story

Former CU Buffs guard Dom Collier to begin pro career in Germany
07/17/2018 03:42 PM MDT - Dom Collier probably will spend the rest of his summer brushing up on his German. On Tuesday, it was announced that Collier has signed his first professional contract with FC Schalke 04 in the German Pro A league. Full Story

Four straight road openers in Pac-12 doesn't please CU Buffs coach Tad Boyle
07/17/2018 12:31 PM MDT - Generally, Tad Boyle neither disparages nor lauds the intricacies of a basketball schedule. The Colorado men's basketball coach has been consistent in this approach, and at the end of the day the 30-game regular season schedule will include 18 Pac-12 games — nine at home and nine on the road. Full Story

Weekly pairings released for 2018-19 Pac-12 men's basketball schedule
07/16/2018 02:50 PM MDT - CU men's basketball 2018-19 Pac-12 pairingsJan 2-6: at Arizona/Arizona State Jan. 9-13: home vs. Washington/Washington State Jan. Full Story

Injury slows Derrick White down the stretch in NBA Summer League
07/16/2018 02:07 PM MDT - An injury prevented Derrick White from completing what was shaping up to be a spectacular run through the NBA Summer League. Full Story

CU Buffs will open Diamond Head Classic against Indiana State
07/11/2018 02:52 PM MDT - Colorado will open the 2018 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic with a first-time meeting against Indiana State as the tournament's bracket was revealed on Wednesday. Full Story

Rooney: End of an era with Coors dropped from Events Center marquee
07/10/2018 03:55 PM MDT - Farewell, Coors Events Center. Welcome back, CU Events Center. This past week, the University of Colorado made official an announcement BuffZone. Full Story

Tyler Bey primed to make big jump for CU Buffs basketball
07/07/2018 03:54 PM MDT - The nonconference portion of the Colorado basketball schedule hasn't been finalized yet, and the Pac-12 Conference schedule typically isn't released until mid-September. Full Story

Derrick White off to hot start in NBA Summer League
07/06/2018 11:46 AM MDT - Derrick White clearly is enjoying himself so far this summer in Utah. The former Colorado basketball star has put together an impressive three-game start for San Antonio in the NBA Summer League, posting a monster all-around game in a Thursday night victory against the Grizzlies. Full Story

Team Colorado coaxes former CU Buffs great Michel Morandais back to the court
07/05/2018 06:36 PM MDT - It's not that Michel Morandais has been overtly glutinous over the past year. He was, however, the player who probably was most in need of the three-day mini-camp Team Colorado held in Boulder last week. Full Story

Former CU Buffs forward Tory Miller-Stewart lands with DU Pioneers
07/05/2018 01:34 PM MDT - For the second time in his basketball career, Tory Miller-Stewart entertained the recruiting overtures of Rodney Billups. Full Story

Two summers of injuries has Richard Roby eager for action with Team Colorado
07/04/2018 03:15 PM MDT - It was an interesting winter for Richard Roby. For the first time in his life Roby was able to spend most the winter at home, which was a pleasant surprise for his family. Full Story

Former CU Buffs star Derrick White off to good start in NBA Summer League
07/03/2018 12:17 PM MDT - Derrick White still is awaiting a more expansive opportunity with the San Antonio Spurs. In the meantime, the former Colorado Buffaloes star is making certain to take advantage of the opportunities at hand. Full Story

Former CU Buffs great Jay Humphries lending a hand with Team Colorado
07/03/2018 09:14 AM MDT - Given his lengthy NBA career and a coaching career that has kept him busy traveling the world over the 20-plus years since his playing days ended, Jay Humphries has had few opportunities to return to the University of Colorado. Full Story

Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU athletics (July 2, 2018)
07/02/2018 01:09 PM MDT - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion on CU Buffaloes football and basketball. Full Story

Achilles injury doesn't derail pro dreams for former CU Buff Xavier Talton
06/30/2018 05:01 PM MDT - Xavier Talton didn't jump immediately into a pro basketball career following his graduation from the University of Colorado in 2016. Full Story

Team Colorado reunites in Boulder to prepare for The Basketball Tournament
06/29/2018 03:05 PM MDT - It perhaps takes a little longer for their old joints to loosen up, and at first Friday morning there were quite a few bricks being laid around the practice gym at the CU Events Center. Full Story

After two straight years with draft picks, CU Buffs basketball still boasts NBA potential
06/28/2018 01:11 PM MDT - This week, Sports Illustrated released an early look at the top 60 players projected to reach the 2019 NBA draft. Full Story

McKinley Wright aims to build on stellar rookie year with CU Buffs basketball
06/26/2018 09:35 AM MDT - By any measure, McKinley Wright turned in one of the more memorable freshman seasons in the history of the Colorado men's basketball program. Full Story

Recovery from stroke a unique, demanding challenge for CU Buffs' Evan Battey
06/24/2018 08:56 AM MDT - Throughout the inordinate level of turbulence experienced by Evan Battey in a basketball career that already feels weathered beyond its years, his positive energy and an unflappable demeanor have been as impenetrable as the hulking shoulders sitting atop his sturdy 6-foot-8 frame. Full Story

Rooney: Long road the correct one in George King's basketball journey
06/24/2018 08:55 AM MDT - A word of caution to my media colleagues in Phoenix. George King always is an accommodating interview. Full Story

George King executed perfect postseason script ahead of NBA draft
06/23/2018 12:18 PM MDT - Not long after Colorado's basketball season ended this past spring, senior George King sat down with head coach Tad Boyle and assistant Kim English to outline a game plan for the coming months ahead of the NBA draft. Full Story

Former CU Buffs star George King sneaks into second round of NBA draft
06/22/2018 12:42 PM MDT - As expected, former Arizona star Deandre Ayton won't have to travel far to begin his NBA career, as the Phoenix Suns made Ayton the top overall pick in the draft Thursday night. Full Story

Shane Gatling eager to fill 3-point void for CU Buffs basketball
06/19/2018 09:51 PM MDT - Shane Gatling was going to be happy with whatever offers he received out of high school. Full Story

CU Buffs commit Daylen Kountz focused on learning college game
06/16/2018 08:08 PM MDT - Maybe it will be a necessary conversation further down the road, before the lights go on for the 2018-19 season and Daylen Kountz officially takes his place as the latest homegrown talent in coach Tad Boyle's rotation. Full Story

Eli Parquet recovering from injury in first weeks with CU Buffs basketball
06/16/2018 02:02 PM MDT - First, some introductions for Colorado basketball fans. Guard Elijah Parquet, one of the Buffaloes' newcomers out of Beaumont, Texas, prefers to go by Eli, and he already is confident he can provide the Buffs with a steady 3-point shot. Full Story

Colorado State rivalry back on the schedule for CU men's basketball
06/12/2018 07:48 PM MDT - The proposed alterations to the Pac-12 Conference basketball schedule remain in deliberations. Yet at least Colorado Buffaloes fans know they can greet a familiar foe next season at the CU Events Center. Full Story

Bracket set for Team Colorado in The Basketball Tournament
06/09/2018 05:08 PM MDT - The Colorado basketball alums on Team Colorado officially have an opponent and destination for the fifth edition of The Basketball Tournament. Full Story

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Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. 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


  • Oct. 30 - Colorado 78, Colorado Mines 52 (exhibition)
  • Nov. 10 - Colorado 66, Northern Colorado 51
  • Nov. 14 - Colorado 89, Denver 62
  • Nov. 17 - Colorado 70, Quinnipiac 69 (first round, Paradise Jam at Liberty University)
  • Nov. 18 - Colorado 86, Drake 81 (semifinals, Paradise Jam at Liberty University)
  • Nov. 19 - Colorado 79, Mercer 70 (championship, Paradise Jam at Liberty University)
  • Nov. 26 - Colorado 81, Air Force 69
  • Dec. 2 - Colorado State 72, Colorado 63
  • Dec. 6 - Colorado 75 New Mexico 57
  • Dec. 9 - No. 13 Xavier 96, Colorado 69
  • Dec. 12 - San Diego 69, Colorado 59
  • Dec. 15 - Colorado 112, South Dakota State 103 (2OT)
  • Dec. 22 - Iowa 80, Colorado 73
  • Dec. 29 - Oregon State 76, Colorado 57
  • Dec. 31 - Oregon 77, Colorado 62
  • Jan. 4 - Colorado 90, No. 4 Arizona State 81 (OT)
  • Jan. 6 - Colorado 80, No. 14 Arizona 77
  • Jan. 10 - USC 70, Colorado 58
  • Jan. 13 - Colorado 68, UCLA 59
  • Jan. 18 - Colorado 82, Washington State 73
  • Jan. 20 - Washington 72, Colorado 62
  • Jan. 25 - No. 11 Arizona 80, Colorado 71
  • Jan. 27 - No. 21 Arizona State 80, Colorado 66
  • Feb. 2 - Colorado 67, Utah 55
  • Feb. 7 - Colorado 68, California 64
  • Feb. 11 - Colorado 64, Stanford 56
  • Feb. 15 - Washington State 73, Colorado 69
  • Feb. 17 - Washington 82, Colorado 59
  • Feb. 21 - USC 75, Colorado 64
  • Feb. 25 - Colorado 80, UCLA 76
  • March 3 - Utah 64, Colorado 54
  • March 7 - Colorado 97, Arizona State 85 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, first round of Pac-12 Conference tournament)
  • March 8 - No. 15 Arizona 83, Colorado 67 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, quarterfinals of Pac-12 Conference tournament)