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CU women’s basketball preview: New Jersey Institute

MATCHUP: NJIT Highlanders (0-2) at Colorado Buffaloes (0-0)

GAME TIME: Sunday, Noon, CU Events Center in Boulder

BROADCAST: Online – Radio – 630 AM

COACHES: Colorado – JR Payne, 4th season (44-50; 145-163 career). NJIT – Mike Lane, 2nd season (6-26; 75-87 career)

LEADERS (top returners from 2018-19): Colorado – Scoring: G Quinessa Caylao-Do, Sr., 11.1 ppg; Rebounding: F Mya Hollingshed , Jr., 6.6 rpg; Assists: Caylao-Do, 1.7 apg. NJIT (through 2 games) – Scoring: G Kenna Squier, Fr., 12.5 ppg; Rebounding: G Danielle Tunstall, Sr., 12.5 rpg; Assists – G Maddie Martin, Fr., 5.0 apg.

NOTABLE: This is the season opener for the Buffaloes, who are looking to rebound from a 12-18 season last year. … The Buffs went 10-7 at home last year, including an 8-0 run to start the season. … CU is 29-4 in non-conference games under Payne. … This is the first meeting between CU and NJIT. … NJIT assistant coach LaTonya Watson is a former assistant at CU, having coached under Ceal Barry from 1996-2005 and under Linda Lappe from 2011-14. … NJIT lost at Air Force on Friday, 68-48.

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