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February 9, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Scouting report: Colorado

Scouting report: Colorado Game info: 5 p.m. Sunday at Coors Events Center (11,064 capacity). TV: ESPNU (Roxy Bernstein and Corey Williams). Radio: KJR 950 AM (Bob Rondeau and Jason Hamilton). Record: 17-6, 6-4 Pac-12. 2012-13 record: 21-12, 10-8 (5th). Stats/schedule: Click here. Game notes: Colorado. Coach: Tad Boyle is 86-44 (.662) in his fourth season with the Buffaloes and 141-109…

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January 6, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Pac-12 Player of the Week: Askia Booker

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Colorado guard Askia Booker, right, drives for a basket during the Buffaloes’ 100-91 win over Oregon on Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo – David Zalubowski)

Colorado may have the best backcourt in the Pac-12 if not the country. Spencer Dinwiddie gets national acclaim and is projected as a first-round pick in this summer’s NBA draft while Askia Booker continues to show up big in big games and collect awards.

On Monday, Booker picked up the Pac-12 Player of the Week award following Sunday’s career-high 27-point performance, which led Colorado to a 100-91 victory at Coors Events Center at then-No. 10 Oregon.

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December 9, 2013 at 4:09 PM

Pac-12 Player of the Week: Askia Booker

Hard to believe that one shot can win a guy the Pac-12 Player of the Week award, but Askia Booker’s buzzer-beating three-pointer to beat then-No.6 Kansas was an amazing shot. Heck, it might be the shot of the college basketball season. Booker also didn’t have much competition in the conference for the weekly award. His…

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November 16, 2012 at 8:05 PM

Pac-12 wins big game, big NCAA decision

Not sure which is bigger. Colorado beating No. 16 Baylor, which snapped the Pac-12′s 12-game winless streak against ranked opponents, or UCLA winning an appeal with the NCAA that allows star freshman Shabazz Muhammad to play immediately. Both are reasons to celebrate for Pac-12 fans if you subscribe to the rising tide lifts all boats theory. With…

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November 8, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Thursday links: Pac-12 season one day away

The Pac-12 finished the exhibition season unscathed and begins the regular season tomorrow. Bob Condotta wrote a Seattle University preview. The Redhawks face Washington Dec. 13 at KeyArena. And here’s a poll (below) asking which team in the state will prevail this season. Which of these state basketball programs will have the best season? And here’s a…

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August 15, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Report: Villanova targets UW assistant

Washington assistant Raphael Chillious is reportedly in the running to become an assistant at Villanova. Jeff Goodman at CBSsports.com sent out a tweet this morning which said Wildcats coach Jay Wright is looking to fill the vacancy on his staff with Chillious. Villanova’s Jay Wright targeting Washington asst Raphael Chillious, source told CBSSports. Chillious is northeast guy,…

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May 4, 2012 at 12:39 PM

Pac-12 preview Part III: UCLA favored again

In our third and final Pac-12 preview installment, we take a look at the four teams picked to finish at the top of the conference.
Here’s a look at Part I and Part II of the series.
Just because UCLA bombed as a preseason favorite last season doesn’t disqualify the Bruins from entering the 2012-13 season as the team most likely to win the title.
Here’s how we think the rest of top four will shake out.

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