CU women’s basketball preview: Oregon State
MATCHUP: Colorado Buffaloes (12-1, 1-1 Pac-12) at No. 3 Oregon State Beavers (13-0, 1-0 Pac-12)
GAME TIME: Sunday, 1 p.m. MT, at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore.
BROADCAST: TV – Pac-12 Networks. Radio – 630 AM
COACHES: Colorado – JR Payne, 4th season (56-51; 157-164 career). Oregon State – Scott Reuck, 10th season (218-97).
LEADERS: Colorado – Scoring: F Mya Hollingshed, Jr., 13.6 ppg; Rebounding: G Aubrey Knight, So., 6.9 rpg; Assists – G Jaylyn Sherrod, Fr., 5.3 apg. Oregon State – Scoring: G Mikayla Pivec, Sr., 15.4 ppg; Rebounds: Pivec, 9.8 rpg; Assists: Pivec, 5.3 apg.
NOTABLE: The Buffs are looking to rebound from their first loss of the season, 104-46, at No. 2 Oregon on Friday night. … This is the first time in program history that the Buffs will play top-three teams in back-to-back games. … Sherrod and Knight led the Buffs with nine points each against Oregon. It was the first time this season that CU didn’t have a double-digit scorer. … CU has lost 16 consecutive games against ranked opponents and 14 in a row to top-three teams. All-time, CU is 1-15 against top-three teams, with the only victory coming Jan. 3, 1989, 61-60 against No. 2 Louisiana Tech in Boulder. … CU is 6-9 all-time against the Beavers, with OSU having won the last six meetings. … OSU won the only meeting last year, 89-65, on Feb. 1, 2019. The Buffs are 1-5 in Corvallis. … Oregon State is one of five remaining undefeated teams in the country, including three from the Pac-12 (along with Arizona and UCLA). … The Beavers are looking to match the longest winning streak in program history, at 14 games.