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Original Team Colorado group set to make final run at TBT

Alumni team will hold its pre-tourney workouts in Boulder
05/15/2018 12:22 PM MDT
The group helped turn Team Colorado's entry in The Basketball Tournament into an annual tradition, making the summer workouts in Boulder a bridge between Colorado basketball stars of the past with coach Tad Boyle's current roster. 
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Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU basketball (May 10, 2018)
05/10/2018 01:22 PM MDT - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion on University of Colorado Buffaloes basketball. Full Story

Rooney: 20-game league schedule nearing reality for Pac-12 hoops
05/06/2018 07:14 PM MDT - At this point, it seems it only is a matter of when, not if, the Pac-12 Conference will move to a 20-game basketball schedule. Full Story

Former CU basketball star George King receives invite to NBA combine
05/01/2018 02:19 PM MDT - George King's impressive postseason is leading to bigger and better opportunities. Following standout performances at the NABC All-Star game during Final Four weekend and at the Portsmouth Invitational, the former Colorado men's basketball standout has received an invitation to the NBA draft combine. Full Story

CU basketball's Kim English among NABC's 30-under-30 honorees
05/01/2018 02:08 PM MDT - Colorado men's basketball coach Tad Boyle has repeatedly lauded the passion and drive that assistant Kim English has brought to the Buffaloes program since he was hired last summer. Full Story

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott reacts to Commission on College Basketball report
04/25/2018 10:03 AM MDT - The Commission on College Basketball released its recommendations to clean up college basketball on Wednesday, and many of the suggestions mirrored the findings released by the Pac-12 task force a month ago. Full Story

Rooney: Losing players just part of modern culture in college hoops
04/21/2018 05:02 PM MDT - Lazar Nikolic and his tantalizing, if as yet untapped, potential are gone. The Serbian guard wasn't the first European player to leave coach Tad Boyle's program early. Full Story

Lazar Nikolic leaving CU men's basketball to pursue pro opportunities
04/20/2018 09:32 AM MDT - For the third consecutive season, the Colorado men's basketball team is losing a player through a European exchange. Full Story

Namon Wright suddenly the elder statesman for CU men's basketball
04/17/2018 02:02 PM MDT - Namon Wright still has the feel of a newcomer with the Colorado men's basketball team. Such has been the vast and thorough nature of the roster turnover since Wright arrived from Missouri two years ago. Full Story

CU men's basketball adds JUCO All-American Shane Gatling
04/16/2018 07:36 PM MDT - An intriguing long-range reinforcement is on the way for the Colorado men's basketball team, potentially offering a remedy for the biggest hole left behind by the 2018 seniors. Full Story

George King continues impressive postseason at Portsmouth Invitational
04/16/2018 10:05 AM MDT - After being unable to compete in the NCAA Tournament as a senior, former Colorado basketball standout George King has been on a mission over the past few weeks to remind NBA scouts about his particular skill-set. Full Story

Transfer to Toledo worked out well for former CU basketball player Tre'Shaun Fletcher
04/14/2018 07:27 PM MDT - Tre'Shaun Fletcher always remained steadfast in his belief he owned far more skills than what he was able to showcase with the Colorado Buffaloes. Full Story

Jakub Dombek signs NLI to join CU basketball
04/14/2018 02:17 PM MDT - It's official. Jakub Dombek is crossing the pond, with Boulder as his final destination. On Saturday Dombek inked his name on the roster for the University of Colorado men's basketball team, signing a national letter of intent to join the Buffaloes as a freshman for the 2018-19 season. Full Story

CU Buffs nearing removal of Coors name from events center
04/14/2018 09:07 AM MDT - After nearly three decades of playing in the Coors Events Center, the Colorado basketball and volleyball teams will soon have to get used to a new name for their home arena. Full Story

Evan Battey ramping up comeback efforts for CU men's basketball
04/11/2018 04:22 PM MDT - It may not qualify as a tweet-heard-'round-the world, but for Colorado basketball fans it certainly was a heartening update. Full Story

Former CU hoops star Derrick White helps lead Austin Spurs to NBA G League title
04/11/2018 11:34 AM MDT - It was a much quieter finale Tuesday to Derrick White's season in the NBA G League with the Austin Spurs. Full Story

George King to represent CU Buffs at annual Portsmouth Invitational
04/10/2018 01:29 PM MDT - George King feels satisfied with the way he passed his first test. Yet this weekend will present a bigger challenge on a bigger stage in King's quest to land an opportunity to compete for an NBA roster spot. Full Story

CU basketball coach Tad Boyle doesn't expect, yet doesn't rule out, roster changes
04/10/2018 01:28 PM MDT - Colorado men's basketball coach Tad Boyle remains confident his roster will remain intact as the Buffaloes move deeper into their offseason conditioning program. Full Story

Former CU basketball star Derrick White lighting up G League playoffs
04/09/2018 10:25 AM MDT - Derrick White certainly is making the most of his time in the NBA G League. The former University of Colorado basketball star scored 35 points Sunday night for the Austin Spurs in the first game of the G League Finals. Full Story

Rooney: Old NCAA problems need new solutions
04/08/2018 11:43 AM MDT - George King wanted to do a solid favor for an old friend. This old friend, proud of a recently completed Colorado basketball career that landed King among the Buffaloes' top 20 all-time leaders in points and rebounds, wanted to commemorate King's accomplishments with his own replica Colorado Buffaloes No. Full Story

CU men's basketball may put CSU rivalry on hiatus
04/07/2018 12:09 PM MDT - With their season-ending exit from the Pac-12 Conference tournament now a full month into the background and spring break complete, the Colorado men's basketball team already has begun focusing exclusively on the 2018-19 campaign. Full Story

Chauncey Billups MVP Award for McKinley Wright highlights CU Buffs basketball banquet
04/05/2018 10:25 AM MDT - Time will tell if McKinley Wright's game evolves enough for him to eventually take a shot at a pro career before his eligibility is complete with the Colorado men's basketball team. Full Story

CU basketball gets commitment from European forward Jakub Dombek
04/03/2018 06:33 PM MDT - The void in the frontcourt apparently has been filled for the Colorado men's basketball team. According to a tweet Tuesday afternoon from Get Better Academy, a basketball training organization in Europe, the Buffaloes have received a commitment from Jakub Dombek, a 6-foot-10 forward out of the Czech Republic. Full Story

Offseason conditioning begins in earnest for CU Buffs men's basketball
04/01/2018 10:28 AM MDT - Spring break is at an end. Which means it's time to get back to work for the Colorado men's basketball team. Full Story

Rooney: CU Buffs need to learn a few new tricks to return to basketball's Big Dance
04/01/2018 10:28 AM MDT - It was a conversation with Kim English that got me thinking. I recently spoke with the Colorado assistant basketball coach regarding his role as the de facto in-house mentor for George King, both on and off the court, as the departing Buffaloes senior begins preparations for the tryouts and showcases that will determine the next step in his basketball journey. Full Story

George King represents CU Buffs basketball by lighting up NABC All-Star game
03/30/2018 08:21 PM MDT - Consider the first tryout a resounding success for George King. The departing senior from the Colorado men's basketball team enjoyed a memorable performance Friday night at the NABC All-Star game in San Antonio, winning the Most Outstanding Player award for the East team. Full Story

Tad Boyle sees lessons for CU Buffaloes in 2018 Final Four
03/30/2018 02:54 PM MDT - Tad Boyle is in San Antonio alongside most of his brethren among college basketball coaches. This year's edition of the Final Four features an interesting dynamic, with the tournament's Cinderella story (Loyola Chicago) and another didn't-think-they'd-be-there program (Michigan) vying for a spot in the championship game against one of the two remaining No. Full Story

Transfers, early pro departures hitting Pac-12 basketball
03/29/2018 04:07 PM MDT - The makeover of Pac-12 basketball is underway. On the eve of the Final Four in an NCAA Tournament that has been devoid of any Pac-12 influence since the first full day of the opening round, the league already has witnessed its share of premature defections. Full Story

Kim English wants George King to just be himself at upcoming showcases
03/26/2018 11:59 AM MDT - As a player, George King owns plenty of impressive strengths. He also has some glaring limitations. Full Story

CU Buffs assistant Kim English helping George King prep for next level
03/24/2018 07:26 PM MDT - Kim English has been through the process before. And as far as English is concerned, the workouts he is helping George King endure these days are not being done with an eye on succeeding in one particular pro tryout or another, but with an eye on enjoying a successful rookie season in the NBA next year. Full Story

(Adam Berry)
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
(Chris Pizzello)
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)