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2016-17 schedule set for CU Buffs women's basketball

JR Payne era begins Nov. 11 at Northern Colorado
09/21/2016 05:53 PM MDT
The full slate for the first season of the JR Payne era has been finalized for the University of Colorado women's basketball team. 
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CU women's basketball announces non-conference schedule
08/17/2016 04:48 PM MDT - The University of Colorado women's basketball team will play eight home games during its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, head coach JR Payne announced Wednesday. Full Story

CU Buffs women's basketball grants release to Bria Rice
05/23/2016 04:06 PM MDT - Colorado women's basketball recruit Bria Rice has asked for and been granted her release from the letter of intent she signed with the Buffaloes in November. Full Story

CU Buffs hire Jeff Cammon to fill out women's coaching staff
05/17/2016 08:18 PM MDT - New Colorado women's basketball coach JR Payne has filled the last vacancy on her staff. Payne and the Buffs have hired assistant coach Jeff Cammon, who spent the past two seasons at Cal, helping the Bears reach the NCAA Tournament in 2015. Full Story

CU Buffs' Kennedy Leonard taking game to Europe for summer
05/10/2016 01:45 PM MDT - While Kennedy Leonard grew up appreciating the culture in which her mother grew up, she had no idea how much that would benefit her this summer. Full Story

Former CU player Jamee Swan signs contract to play in Luxembourg
04/29/2016 04:31 PM MDT - Former University of Colorado forward Jamee Swan will continue her basketball career overseas after she signed a professional contract to play in Luxembourg. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Buffs add 6-2 center, two staff members
04/26/2016 05:38 PM MDT - The Colorado women's basketball team has added two members to its staff and some size to its lineup. First-year head coach JR Payne announced Tuesday that the Buffs have hired Alex Earl as director of player development and Jill Mahoney as director of operations. Full Story

CU Buffs drop student season-ticket price 40% in bid to boost attendance
04/27/2016 06:14 AM MDT - In a bid to draw more students to home sporting events, the University of Colorado is dropping the price of its student season-ticket pass by more than 40 percent. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Smith, Swan honored at annual awards banquet
04/20/2016 03:11 PM MDT - The University of Colorado women's basketball coaching staff recognized 12 letterwinners and honored senior Jamee Swan at its annual end of the year banquet on Tuesday. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Buffs buy in to Payne's positive message
04/13/2016 09:38 AM MDT - Whenever Kennedy Leonard encounters one of her new basketball coaches — and that's been happening a lot lately — she's asked how her family is doing, or how she's doing in school. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Shandrika Lee joins Buffs coaching staff
04/11/2016 06:10 PM MDT - Shandrika Lee has been hired as an assistant coach for the Colorado women's basketball team, CU head coach JR Payne announced Monday. Full Story

CU regents approve contract for new Buffs women's basketball coach JR Payne
04/05/2016 03:56 PM MDT - The University of Colorado has made it official with new women's basketball coach JR Payne. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Players excited about Payne's personal touch
03/29/2016 03:33 PM MDT - Waking up back east on Monday morning, Tasha Harris could not wait to send a text to JR Payne. Harris knew Payne was two hours behind her in Boulder, but couldn't resist sending a congratulatory message after news broke that Payne would become the head women's basketball coach at Colorado. Full Story

Oregon St. edges Baylor for trip to Indy
03/28/2016 09:56 PM MDT - DALLAS — Sydney Wiese scored 18 points, including three free throws in the final 33 seconds and Oregon State advanced to the women's Final Four for the first time after a 60-57 victory over Baylor on Monday night. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Buffs to hire JR Payne as head coach
03/28/2016 08:53 AM MDT - Colorado is set to announce Santa Clara's JR Payne as its next women's basketball head coach. Full Story

CU women's basketball: JR Payne envisions blue-collar Buffs
03/28/2016 06:36 PM MDT - It would be easy to look at Colorado's 7-23 record in women's basketball this season and think the Buffaloes have a long way to go to compete in the Pac-12 Conference. JR Payne doesn't see the road being so long, however. Full Story

Surprising Huskies headed to Final Four
03/27/2016 06:44 PM MDT - LEXINGTON, Ky. — Chantel Osahor and Kelsey Plum always believed they could help make Washington a championship-caliber program. Full Story

Women's NCAA Tournament: Stanford, Washington pull off upsets in Sweet 16
03/25/2016 10:49 PM MDT - LEXINGTON, Ky. — Erica McCall scored a career-high 27 points and No. 4 seed Stanford stunned No. Full Story

College basketball: Pac-12 living up to its billing
03/24/2016 04:06 PM MDT - Throughout the season, the metrics kept saying the Pac-12 Conference was the best in the country. When it came time to back it up in the NCAA Tournament, the Pac-12 delivered. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Four Buffs earn Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
03/24/2016 03:21 PM MDT - Four University of Colorado women's basketball players were recognized for their academic achievement on Thursday as each was named a Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention, the league office announced. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Search firm hired to identify candidates to replace Linda Lappe
03/15/2016 01:01 PM MDT - Colorado has hired the search firm Eastman & Beaudine to help identify candidates for its next women's basketball coach. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Linda Lappe's coaching record
03/07/2016 05:43 PM MST - A year-by-year look at the record of former University of Colorado women's basketball coach Linda Lappe. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Linda Lappe out as Buffs' coach after 7-23 season
03/07/2016 07:23 PM MST - A tough season turned into a tough decision for athletic director Rick George and a tough day in the Colorado athletic department. Full Story

Brian Howell column: Big decision looms on direction of CU women's basketball
03/08/2016 11:07 AM MST - After one of the worst seasons in program history, the Colorado women's basketball team began its offseason on Friday. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Buffs routed by Washington in Pac-12 tourney
03/04/2016 12:45 PM MST - Kelsey Plum scored 27 points to lead fifth-seeded Washington to a 67-51 rout of 12th-seeded Colorado on Thursday night in the first round of the Pac-12 women's basketball tournament.  Full Story

CU women's basketball: Buffs ready for another shot at Washington
03/02/2016 07:13 PM MST - During their last visit to Seattle's KeyArena, the Colorado women's basketball team provided one of the great moments in program history.This week, the Buffaloes are a long shot to repeat that feat, but they hope to come away from Emerald City feeling good about themselves. Full Story

CU women's basketball: Kennedy Leonard adds to Pac-12 honors
03/02/2016 04:43 PM MST - Earlier this week, coaches voted Colorado's Kennedy Leonard as one of the best freshmen in Pac-12 women's basketball. Full Story

Loaded Pac-12 gathers in Seattle for conference tournament
03/02/2016 07:40 PM MST - There may not have been a more top-heavy conference in the country this season than the Pac-12. Full Story

Buffzone TV: Previewing the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament
03/02/2016 01:11 PM MST - Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and Colorado women's basketball player Ariana Freeman break down the upcoming Pac-12 women's basketball tournament.  Full Story

CU women's basketball: Kennedy Leonard named to Pac-12 All-Freshman team
02/29/2016 05:15 PM MST - University of Colorado guard Kennedy Leonard was named to the 2015-16 Pac-12 All-Freshman team voted on by the league coaches, the conference announced Monday. Full Story

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