McKinley Wright unable to suit up for CU Buffs at Utah

Former Buffs on hand to watch Utah's rout
01/20/2019 08:50 PM MST
Ultimately, McKinley Wright believed he wasn't quite ready to suit up for the Colorado Buffaloes. 
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Utah dominates McKinley Wright-less CU basketball
01/20/2019 08:51 PM MST - The Huntsman Center at the University of Utah has never been a kind venue to coach Tad Boyle and the Colorado men's basketball team. Yet Sunday's performance saw those road frustrations against the Utes sink to new depths. Full Story

Game day notes: Evan Battey coming around for CU basketball
01/20/2019 10:55 AM MST - It has been a gradual process, and one not without a few hiccups along the way, but Evan Battey is showing signs of settling into his role in his first season of college basketball. Full Story

Utah's Huntsman Center a house of horrors for CU Buffs basketball
01/20/2019 10:23 AM MST - Like most coaches, Tad Boyle doesn't care to dive too deeply into rivalry streaks. Full Story

Rooney: Opportunities still await reeling, injury-riddled CU basketball
01/20/2019 10:24 AM MST - His team had just trudged off the CU Events Center floor on the heels of another lost opportunity, this time a 77-70 loss last week in a very winnable game against Washington, one of the few squads roundly considered a favorite in the struggling Pac-12 Conference. Full Story

Lucas Siewert aims to regain early shooting touch for CU Buffs
01/18/2019 09:44 PM MST - Lucas Siewert believes it's just a matter of connecting on open looks. His coach believes the junior forward still is learning to strike a balance between playing aggressively and playing under control. Full Story

Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU basketball (Jan. 18, 2019)
01/18/2019 01:05 PM MST - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion about University of Colorado Buffaloes basketball. Full Story

New scholarship offers on the table from CU Buffs men's basketball
01/17/2019 06:09 PM MST - Though work remains to be done in finalizing the Colorado men's basketball recruiting class for 2019, coach Tad Boyle seemingly is attempting to get more pieces in place for 2020. Full Story

Injury update: McKinley Wright improving for CU basketball
01/18/2019 09:53 AM MST - It's mixed reviews on the latest injury update for the Colorado men's basketball team. While senior Namon Wright remains sidelined due to a foot injury, sophomore point guard McKinley Wright did some light shooting exercises during Thursday's practice, and coach Tad Boyle said the Buffaloes' floor general will attempt to practice on Friday. Full Story

Foul trouble turning into big headache for shorthanded CU basketball
01/16/2019 06:58 PM MST - Tad Boyle believes the problem is correctable. But at the very least, it will require far more discipline out of his Colorado men's basketball team. Full Story

Dislocated shoulder not expected to be season-ending setback for CU basketball's McKinley Wright
01/15/2019 04:34 PM MST - After its first practice since Saturday's home loss against Washington, the best news for the struggling Colorado men's basketball team is that point guard McKinley Wright is likely to return at some point this season. Full Story

Pac-12 notes: Oregon State basketball off to 3-0 start for first time in 26 years
01/14/2019 05:22 PM MST - In a wide-open Pac-12 conference bereft of a powerhouse or even a consensus favorite, why not Oregon State? Full Story

Once considered a strength, team depth thinning for CU Buffs basketball
01/14/2019 08:44 PM MST - In October, as the Colorado men's basketball team began preseason practice for what was expected to be an improved 2018-19 campaign, Tad Boyle had the sort of problem coaches typically don't mind dealing with. Full Story

If needed, Shane Gatling ready to run attack for CU basketball
01/13/2019 04:33 PM MST - If McKinley Wright's shoulder injury proves problematic for the next few weeks and beyond, the Colorado men's basketball team will have a colossal void to fill. Full Story

McKinley Wright injury deepens pain for CU Buffs in loss to Washington
01/13/2019 01:01 AM MST - McKinley Wright has been playing through pain. On Saturday night, after re-injuring his ailing left shoulder, that pain proved too much to overcome. Full Story

Second-half rally not enough for shorthanded CU basketball against Washington
01/13/2019 01:02 AM MST - It will do down as a loss, and the Colorado Buffaloes might have lost more than just a basketball game Saturday night against Washington. Yet as the season continues it might be a challenge for the Buffs to top the grit and resiliency they displayed Saturday night at the CU Events Center. Full Story

Sagging basketball attendance at CU Events Center reaching new lows
01/12/2019 04:17 PM MST - Colorado had just taken care of business against their heated in-state rival from Colorado State, and CU men's basketball coach Tad Boyle was eager to give credit where credit was due. Full Story

D'Shawn Schwartz putting it all together going into CU Buffs' showdown against Washington
01/12/2019 03:02 AM MST - D'Shawn Schwartz can do it all. While owning the skills of a small forward and the shooting touch of a 3-point ace, the 6-foot-7 Schwartz has the ability to affect games for the Colorado men's basketball team in a number of different ways.  Full Story

Chat replay: Pat Rooney discusses CU basketball (Jan. 11, 2019)
01/11/2019 01:18 PM MST - BuffZone.com beat writer Pat Rooney takes questions and leads a discussion on University of Colorado Buffaloes basketball and more.  Full Story

Evan Battey cleans the glass for CU Buffs basketball
01/10/2019 10:54 PM MST - It was, just maybe, the quietest dominating rebounding effort that will be seen this season at the CU Events Center. Full Story

Shooting touch returns for CU Buffs basketball in rout of Washington State
01/10/2019 10:52 PM MST - Much has occurred since the Colorado men's basketball team last hit the floor at the CU Events Center. Full Story

Game day notes: Manpower issues for CU Buffs backcourt won't bring back Deleon Brown for WSU, UW
01/10/2019 10:00 AM MST - It will take far more than the uncertain status of senior guard Namon Wright to spark a sudden return to the rotation by Deleon Brown. Full Story

Staying on floor for CU basketball critical for Tyler Bey
01/09/2019 03:58 PM MST - There is, however, one recent shortcoming that undoubtedly needs fixing. Any surge the Buffaloes hope to make toward the top of the Pac-12 Conference standings and a potential postseason berth will require Tyler Bey's presence on the floor. Full Story

Automatic one-year extension invoked for CU basketball coach Tad Boyle
01/08/2019 05:02 PM MST - Even with his Colorado men's basketball team mired in an often unsightly slump, the confidence in head coach Tad Boyle remains high among his superiors within the CU athletic department. Full Story

Arizona assistant agrees to plea deal on bribery charges
01/07/2019 09:17 PM MST - Former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel Richardson has reached an agreement with New York prosecutors to plead guilty to one count of federal funds bribery at a hearing later this month. Full Story

Eli Parquet ready to help CU basketball if number called again
01/08/2019 12:48 PM MST - The brain trust of the Colorado men's basketball team figured the Buffaloes would see a healthy dose of Arizona State guards Remy Martin and Luguentz Dort going into Saturday's Pac-12 battle in Tempe. Full Story

Home cooking could be remedy for many ails afflicting CU men's basketball
01/07/2019 09:36 AM MST - TEMPE, Ariz. — If there is a silver lining for the reeling Colorado men's basketball team, it's that the Buffaloes are returning home. Full Story

Three-point line unkind to CU Buffs basketball
01/05/2019 07:53 PM MST - The 3-point arc is becoming a unkind barrier for the Colorado men's basketball team. Full Story

All facets fall apart as CU men's basketball routed at Arizona State
01/05/2019 07:35 PM MST - TEMPE, Ariz. — In another offensively-challenged loss at Arizona on Thursday, the Colorado men's basketball team at least made things interesting with a solid start. Full Story

Game day notes: Turnover problems for CU basketball begin with McKinley Wright
01/05/2019 09:48 AM MST - McKinley Wright maintains he's not trying to do too much for the Colorado men's basketball team. 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

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  • Nov. 3 - Colorado 66, Colorado Mines 57 (exhibition)
  • Nov. 13 - Colorado 100, Drake 71
  • Nov. 16 - Colorado 79, Nebraska-Omaha 75
  • Nov. 20 - San Diego 70, Colorado 64
  • Nov. 24 - Colorado 93, Air Force 56
  • Nov. 28 - Colorado 93, Portland 69
  • Dec. 1 - Colorado 86, Colorado State 80
  • Dec. 4 - Colorado 82, South Dakota 58
  • Dec. 8 - Colorado 84, Illinois-Chicago 72
  • Dec. 11 - Colorado 78, New Mexico 75
  • Dec. 22 - Indiana State 72, Colorado 67 (Honolulu)
  • Dec. 23 - Hawaii 70, Colorado 62 OT (Honolulu)
  • Dec. 25 - Colorado 68, Charlotte 53 (Honolulu)
  • Jan. 3 - Arizona 64, Colorado 56
  • Jan. 5 - Arizona State 83, Colorado 61
  • Jan. 10 - Colorado 92, Washington State 60
  • Jan. 12 - Washington 77, Colorado 70
  • Jan. 20 - Colorado at Utah, 4 p.m. (ESPNU)
  • Jan. 24 - Colorado at California, 9 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
  • Jan. 26 - Colorado at Stanford, 6 p.m. (FS1)
  • Jan. 31 - Oregon State at Colorado, 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
  • Feb. 2 - Oregon at Colorado, 7:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
  • Feb. 6 - Colorado at UCLA, 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
  • Feb. 9 - Colorado at USC, 8 p.m. (ESPN TBD)
  • Feb. 13 - Arizona State at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. (FS1)
  • Feb. 17 - Arizona at Colorado, 6 p.m. (ESPNU)
  • Feb. 20 - Colorado at Washington State, 8 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
  • Feb. 23 - Colorado at Washington, 8:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
  • March 2 - Utah at Colorado, 4 p.m. (ESPNU)
  • March 7 - UCLA at Colorado, 7 p.m. (ESPNU or ESPN2)
  • March 9 - USC at Colorado, 3 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
  • March 13-16 - Pac-12 Touranment (Las Vegas)