Colorado Basketball


2018 Season Archive

Colorado Basketball

//posted 2.16.2019

Pat Rooney: Tad Boyle’s raise is debatable; his passion is not … Buffs hosting players and coaches from the Ricardo Patton era this weekend … Arizona coming to Boulder on first six-game losing streak since 1983-84 … Evan Battey day-to-day after sustaining first half back injury v. ASU …

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Colorado Daily

//posted 2.16.2019

247 Sports Recruiting guru Brandon Huffman a fan of Mel Tucker’s first recruiting Class … NCAA to look into modifying “free agency” transfer rule … Regents approve multi-year contracts for six CU assistant coaches …

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Pac-12 Notes

//posted 2.16.2019

ESPN USC Spring preview: Trojan fans not buying what Clay Helton is selling … Jon Wilner: Pac-12 Networks may be stuck, but the Pac-12 is not … ESPN Preseason FPI rankings includes five Pac-12 teams … Arrest warrant issued for Nebraska running back …

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Random Thoughts – Vol. XI

//posted 2.10.2019

This week served to remind Buff fans not to heed every attrition rumor … Tad Boyle and the Buffs showed real fire in the belly this week (both during and after the games) … Attendance an issue for CU (but more so for the LA schools) … Former Buffs on the move …

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A lesson in self-depreciation (and I thought I had mastered the art) … When is a check for $33.5 million a disappointment? … CU men’s basketball Jekyll and Hyde performances give Buff fans concern – and hope …

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Buffs struggle in the first month of Pac-12 play, going 2-6, beating only bottom-feeders Cal and Washington State … CU opens with five of first seven Pac-12 games on the road … Namon Wright and Deleon Brown lost for the season …

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Random Thoughts – Vol. IX

//posted 1.27.2019

NCAA willing to look into changing targeting penalties and overtime guidelines (and that a good thing) … The NCAA Transfer Portal isn’t making much news at CU as of yet, but it is having a big impact on Pac-12 rosters … Colorado basketball teams: A Stanford weekend which was half good …

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Can CU Recruit Nationally?

//posted 1.25.2019

Coach Tucker came to Boulder declaring “We’ll recruit nationally” … It’s a great sound bite, but is it realistic? (Or, can Coach Tucker follow Bill McCartney’s “national” recruiting strategy to bring quality recruits to Boulder?) …

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Offensive line musical chairs – who is staying, and who is going … Darrin Chiaverini is saying the right things, but how will he handle his demotion? … CU basketball can quickly right the ship – or keep heading for the iceberg … Which former Buff can still earn a Super Bowl ring as a player this year? …

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State of the Pac-12

//posted 1.18.2019

The Pac-12 has detractors: “The conference’s reputation is just so bad … They aren’t relevant” … and its defenders: “Relative to the long term, we’re doing exceedingly well on every front” … Which is closer to the truth? …

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Assembling a Coaching Staff

//posted 1.17.2019

Press release: CU formally announces hires of two assistant coaches, recruiting coordinator and director of player personnel … Luke Day (Marshall) joins CU strength and conditioning staff … Coach Tucker now has nine of ten assistant coach positions filled …

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Dante Sparaco to wear a fifth different uniform in five seasons this fall … More news from Montana State … Attrition – more difficult when it’s a starter you are losing … SChadenfreude – Jon Wilner gets one wrong …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
1989 CU serves notice to the College Football world with a 38-7 rout of No. 10 Illinois Huge win over Illini and Jeff George over-shadowed by the loss of Sal Aunese READ