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January 22, 2015 at 12:23 PM

Pac-12 predictions: Washington seeking to snap four-game losing streak at Colorado

Colorado guard Askia Booker, left, and Washington guard Andrew Andrews are two of the streakiest players in the Pac-12. (Photo credit: Steven Bisig – USA Today Sports) Junior guard Xavier Johnson is serving a one-game suspension and junior forward Josh Scott is questionable due to back spasms that forced him to miss four of the…

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January 22, 2015 at 11:25 AM

Scouting report: Colorado

Colorado guard Askia Booker has averaged 20.2 points in five Pac-12 games. (Photo credit: Elaine Thompson РAssociated Press) Scouting report: Colorado. Game info: 6:30 p.m. PT Thursday at Coors Events Center (11,064). TV: Fox Sports 1 (Aaron Goldsmith and Donny Marshall). Radio: KOMO 1000 AM and FM 97.7 (Bob Rondeau and Jason Hamilton). Record: 9-8, 2-3 Pac-12. Stats/schedule: Click More

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February 9, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Scouting report: Colorado

Askia Booker has taken a leadership role for Colorado. (Photo credit: Pac-12.com) 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…

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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

Colorado’s Askia Booker sinks game-winning three-pointer over No. 6 Kansas. (Photo credit: Pac-12) 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…

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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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