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Protecting 3-point line a focus this week for CU men's hoops

Buffs struggled at guarding the arc in Paradise Jam
11/22/2017 02:38 PM MST
Throughout the preseason, Colorado men's basketball coach Tad Boyle fretted about his team's ability to play solid transition defense. 
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Reprieve in schedule a timely break for CU Buffs men's basketball
11/21/2017 06:34 PM MST - The 2017-18 season began in demanding fashion for the Colorado men's basketball team. Now the Buffaloes are taking advantage of an opportunity to regroup. Full Story

Cast of contributors powers undefeated start for CU men's basketball
11/20/2017 09:28 PM MST - LYNCHBURG, Va.— There are far greater tests on the horizon for the Colorado men's basketball team. Full Story

Dallas Walton fills frontcourt void for CU hoops in Paradise Jam championship
11/19/2017 11:43 PM MST - When Lucas Siewert went down with an ankle injury during Saturday's victory against Drake, Colorado men's basketball coach Tad Boyle predicted redshirt freshman Dallas Walton would play a key role in the Paradise Jam championship game. Full Story

Focused CU Buffs top Mercer to claim Paradise Jam championship
11/19/2017 10:33 PM MST - A few weeks ago, after the Colorado Buffaloes began the season with a somewhat lethargic performance in an exhibition game against Colorado Mines, head coach Tad Boyle stopped a film session to ask his players what characteristics the team owned that could be considered elite. Full Story

Pac-12 basketball task force to include CU's Ceal Barry
11/19/2017 08:37 AM MST - With college basketball suffering a public identity crisis, a fixture of University of Colorado athletics, Ceal Barry, will be among those attempting to clean up at least the Pac-12 Conference's corner of the basketball world. Full Story

CU hoops shares the wealth in Paradise Jam semifinal win against Drake
11/18/2017 11:44 PM MST - Lost in the celebration of Colorado's improbable comeback victory Friday night was an alarming statistic that won't typically lead to many wins. Full Story

Rooney: Youthful CU men's basketball showing grit beyond years
11/18/2017 05:54 PM MST - Last year, the Colorado men's basketball team generally utilized a lineup that featured four fifth-year seniors and a fourth-year junior. Full Story

Big second half from Namon Wright key in CU hoops comeback
11/17/2017 08:37 PM MST - Apparently, Namon Wright's foot is just fine. Full Story

McKinley Wright's buzzer-beater lifts CU basketball past Quinnipiac
11/18/2017 05:58 AM MST - If all goes according to plan for McKinley Wright and the talented freshman class of the Colorado men's basketball team, there will be far more memorable wins in their future than a one-point decision against Quinnipiac. Full Story

Relocated Paradise Jam creates reunion for George King's family
11/16/2017 12:30 PM MST - For the first time since its inception in 2000, the Paradise Jam basketball tournament won't feature the typical perks of sunny skies and brilliant beaches. And for at least one of the Colorado Buffaloes, that's just fine. Full Story

Crunch of games a new lesson for CU basketball youngsters
11/15/2017 12:19 PM MST - As the first semester's final exams loom closer, the youngsters on the Colorado men's basketball team are not only learning to focus in the classroom. Full Story

Deleon Brown, Lucas Siewert showing sophomore growth for CU Buffs
11/14/2017 11:11 PM MST - Colorado's top returning scorer and rebounder is senior George King. And the Buffaloes' depth has been vastly improved by a freshman class that should be fun to watch as the season unfolds. Full Story

Defensive surge after halftime pushes CU basketball past Denver Pioneers
11/14/2017 10:47 PM MST - It was a rude homecoming for Billups as well as former Colorado coach Ricardo Patton on Tuesday, as Boyle's Buffaloes used strong defense and a dominant run in the second half to pull away for an 89-62 victory at the Coors Events Center. Full Story

DU's Rodney Billups, Ricardo Patton return to Coors Events Center
11/13/2017 06:01 PM MST - A year ago, when he left the University of Colorado to return for his alma mater for his first head coach job, Rodney Billups said his Denver Pioneers weren't ready for a showdown against the Buffaloes and his mentor, CU coach Tad Boyle. Full Story

Rooney: A few extra college basketball notes to start the week
11/13/2017 03:49 PM MST - The first Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week award went to Arizona's Allonzo Trier, who is an early candidate for national player of the year considerations. Full Story

Having passed opening test, CU hoops looks ahead to Rodney Billups' DU Pioneers
11/12/2017 03:38 PM MST - Like after any opening game, there remains plenty of room for improvement for the Colorado men's basketball team following the Buffaloes' season debut Friday night. Full Story

McKinley Wright turns heads in CU basketball debut
11/10/2017 10:20 PM MST - He didn't have a great shooting night, and even head coach Tad Boyle admitted his new point guard, freshman McKinley Wright, can play much better. Full Story

Defense, rebounding propels CU men's basketball in opening win against UNC
11/10/2017 11:52 PM MST - It was a matchup that easily could have spelled trouble for the Colorado Buffaloes. Full Story

Big challenge awaits CU men's basketball in season-opener against UNC
11/09/2017 06:01 PM MST - Now the leader of the Bears, Linder will bring an experienced and savvy UNC team to the Coors Events Center for a season-opener Boyle described as "without a doubt, the most challenging home opener since I've been here" Friday night at the Coors Events Center. Full Story

A look at the 2017-18 CU men's basketball roster
11/09/2017 03:58 PM MST - The 2017-18 Colorado men's basketball team will feature the youngest roster of the tenure of head coach Tad Boyle, who begins his eighth season at the helm when the Buffaloes host Northern Colorado. Full Story

Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU basketball (Nov. 9, 2017)
11/09/2017 03:13 PM MST - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion on CU basketball ahead of opening night.  Full Story

Daylen Kountz, Elijah Parquet make it official with CU men's basketball
11/08/2017 06:03 PM MST - The intriguing and potentially dynamic 2017 recruiting class for the Colorado men's basketball team has yet to play its first regular-season game, and already the young Buffaloes have some backup on the way. Full Story

New look for CU hoops hopes to spark attendance turnaround at CEC
11/09/2017 09:51 AM MST - The newcomers will be charged with reversing that recent trend. And, if successful, perhaps along the way they will be able to restore the buzz at the Coors Events Center.  Full Story

Once upon a time CU hoops coach Tad Boyle also faced UNC on opening night
11/07/2017 06:34 PM MST - Like any player that has suited up for even a minute of college basketball, Tad Boyle distinctly recalls his first game. Full Story

CU hoops alum Derrick White suffers wrist fracture
11/06/2017 11:01 AM MST - Derrick White's NBA apprenticeship has taken an unfortunate detour. Full Story

Buffs' Tad Boyle uses Steven Montez's response to benching to motivate team
11/03/2017 02:49 PM MDT - With a roster featuring seven active players who have yet to play a minute of college basketball, Colorado head coach Tad Boyle is attempting to impart wisdom wherever a lesson can be found. Full Story

CU men's basketball hosts final preseason test in closed scrimmage against SMU
11/03/2017 02:45 PM MDT - The final big preseason test for the Colorado men's basketball team takes place Saturday morning. The Buffs will face SMU in a closed scrimmage in what is becoming an annual preseason affair for the two programs. Full Story

Point guards Dom Collier, McKinley Wright could share floor for CU basketball
11/01/2017 03:39 PM MDT - There are two natural point guards on the Colorado men's basketball roster. And early indications are they could begin the season by often sharing the floor at the same time. Full Story

Starting lineup for CU men's basketball still in flux
10/30/2017 10:31 PM MDT - After his team pulled away for a 78-52 win against Colorado Mines in an exhibition match at the Coors Events Center, Colorado men's basketball coach Tad Boyle offered a hint of what his starting lineup might look like for the season opener Nov. 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

Sports Videos

  • 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)
  • Sunday, Nov. 26 - vs. Air Force, 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 2 - at Colorado State, 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6 - vs. New Mexico, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 9 - at Xavier, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 12 - vs. San Diego, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 15 - vs. South Dakota State, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 22 - vs. Iowa (at Sioux Falls, S.D.), 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 29 - at Oregon State, 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 31 - at Oregon, 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 4 - vs. Arizona State, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 6 - vs. Arizona, Noon
  • Wednesday, Jan. 10 - at USC, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 13 - at UCLA, 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 18 - vs. Washington State, 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 20 - vs. Washington, 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 25 - at Arizona, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 27 - at Arizona State, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 2 - vs. Utah, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 7 - vs. California, 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 11 - vs. Stanford, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 15 - at Washington State, 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 17 - at Washington, 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21 - vs. USC, 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 25 - vs. UCLA, 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 3 - at Utah, 5 p.m.