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2019 Season Archive

CU Olympic Sports

//posted 10.28.2020

CU Cross Country teams will both open season in the Top Ten nationally … NCAA Releases spring dates for fall sports … Legendary CU ski coach Richard Rokos (eight national championships) to retire after 2021 season …

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A promising season ends with a five-game losing streak, including a first-ever (for Tad Boyle) first-round loss in the Pac-12 tournament … A (very possible) first-round loss in the NCAA tournament denied the Buffs when the NCAA tournament is cancelled … Tyler Bey announces his intention to leave early for the NBA Draft …

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February proved to be an up-and-down month for the Buffs … CU opened with three straight wins, including a road win at USC, but closed out February losing three of five … Buffs matched school record for regular season wins (21), and spent the entire month ranked in the AP poll, part of a school-record eight week run …

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Pac-12 Notes

//posted 2.21.2020

CSU faculty ask university leaders to cut athletic spending in historic vote … USC canceling game against FCS UC-Davis (and Dan Hawkins) … NCAA to study idea of one transfer with no penalty …

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Colorado Daily

//posted 2.21.2020

Ross Els becomes the third CU assistant coach to join Tucker at Michigan State … Quarterback Blake Stenstrom enters transfer portal … Terry Frei: Despite appearances, CU can be a national power – “It can be done” …

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Random Thoughts – Vol. XI

//posted 2.16.2020

A note of thanks … Overheard at the Champions Center the day the Detroit Free Press story broke … Why it doesn’t matter whether Rick George had a chance at a counter-offer … In their own words: What Rick George and Lance Carl are looking for …

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Inside Mel Tucker’s Final CU Event: “We were hoodwinked” … Drew Litton sums it up for all of us …┬áDennis Dodd: No winners from Tucker move (except Tucker and his agent) … Transcript: Rick George press conference quotes …

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Time to Call it Quits?

//posted 2.14.2020

It’s hard to call Tucker’s move anything but a betrayal, one which will haunt the CU program for years to come … If this is as good as it gets – CU gets a good coach, only to see them leave for more money – how hard will it be to remain a Buff fan? …

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Eighteen Hours of Stress

//posted 2.12.2020

There were 18 hours of stress between first hearing about the Michigan State offer and Tucker’s denial … Unfortunately, the underlying fear surrounding CU losing coaches ($$$$$$$) came to a head only four days later …

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Who’s Next? – Part II

//posted 2.4.2020

CU picks up a preferred walk-on … Wednesday is the traditional February Signing Day … CU is looking for Letters of Intent from two prospects: Running back Ashaad Clayton and defensive back William Anglen …

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Hail to the Chiefs! … Confessions of a life long fan of Jan Stenerud (and the team he spent most of his NFL Hall of Fame career kicking for) … “Positive Attrition” … CU’s senior Class down to single digits …

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The month of January, 2020, was a mixed bag for the Buffs … CU opened the month with an upset win over No. 4 Oregon, but followed up that win with an inexplicable home loss to Oregon State … Buffs finish the month ranked 20th in the nation (new school record for weeks in the AP poll), but only a 5-3 record in Pac-12 play …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
1990 Pigskin Classic v. Tennessee ends in a tie Buffs fail to hold a lead; 31-31 tie may have cost CU an undisputed national title READ