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    CU vs. USC postgame report

    The University of Colorado Buffaloes basketball team were dealt another blow to their season Sunday night as they fell 71-68 in the last minute to the No. 25 Trojans of USC. With five straight losses to start conference play, Colorado drops to 10-8 on the season. In untypical fashion, the...
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    Lackluster play from supporting cast is hurting Colorado immensely.

    The Colorado Buffaloes sit at 10-6 on the year and are coming off of two straight conference losses which kicked off the start to 2017. So far this season, the team has played sound basketball (in wins vs. Texas, Xavier and in the recent loss at ASU) but has also played quite poorly (vs. CSU and...
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    Buffs' free throw conversion rate is troubling

    The 2016-17 Colorado Buffaloes have had an interesting non conference performance so far this year. Head coach Tad Boyle has called his team "overrated," and he's named the Buffs' 72-58 loss to CSU at the Keg on Nov 30 the worst loss in his tenure as CU's head coach. Finally, he labeled...
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    Tad Boyle: 81-71 win vs. Fort Hays = "Worst win [during my tenure at CU]

    Tad Boyle has repeatedly stressed that his team has a tendency to not want to show up for the games against "lesser" teams. Defense gets sloppy, too many missed/forced shots, inadequate ball movement, etc is what I'm talking about in regards to "not showing up." Well, gee, look what happened at...
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    Buffs upset Xavier 68-66...only 7743 show up (LAME AF)

    The Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball team hosted the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday night at Coors Events Center. After trailing 31-28 at halftime and despite falling behind by as much as nine in the second half, the Buffs battled back and earned the win, 68-66. “We knew it was going to be a...
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    Do I even need to say anything...Buffs humiliated by Rams, 72-58

    I imagine many of you are about as pissed off as Jack Black before he punted Baxter off the bridge in Anchorman and I'm right there with you. Gosh damn that was an ugly game. The stats that immediately jump out: Buffs shoot just 32.2% from the floor, including a horrid 23.5% (8-of-34) in the...
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    Awful first half sinks Buffs; CU falls to Notre Dame 89-83

    In the first of the Championship Rounds of the 2016 Legends Classic, the University of Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball team fell to Notre Dame 89-83 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The opening minutes of the game were evenly-matched, with the Fighting Irish and Buffaloes exchanging...
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    Buffs defeat Seattle despite sloppy play

    The Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball team played host for the first round of regional play for the annual Legends Classics. The Buffs defeated the Seattle University Redhawks, 67-55. It was an ugly game for both teams in numerous departments. Collectively, the two teams shot just 31 percent...
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    Tad Boyle on basketball media day: 2016 team = overrated

    Players and Colorado basketball head coach Tad Boyle addressed the media on Tuesday afternoon at Coors Events Center as part of the annual Media Day. Boyle wasted no time beating around the bush and set the tone early. “We’re 18 practices in, and I think those of you who’ve followed this team...
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