The Book on Booker


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The Book on Booker

//posted 3.23.2015

Askia Booker’s decision not to play in the CBI is the final chapter in ‘Ski’s hero/villain career at Colorado

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Buffs make it through the first half of the Pac-12 campaign with a 4-5 conference record. With star center Josh Scott out for all but two games, and Xavier Johnson out for four, the Buffs struggled on both offense and defense, with Askia Booker called upon to take on an even greater burden. The highlight for Booker, a 43-point performance in CU’s triple-overtime win over USC …

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Colorado stumbles to the end of the 2014 calendar with a 7-5 non-conference record, including a fourth place finish in the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu

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Colorado opens the season with great hope and promise. A dominating late-night win over Auburn in the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon gets the Buffs off to a good start, but an embarrassing loss to Wyoming (with the Buffs scoring only 33 points in the game; nine points in the second half) has Buff fans wondering if the preseason hype the Buffs received was deserved …

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Let The Games Begin

//posted 10.13.2014

CU ranked in the top 20 in preseason magazines. The question for the Buffs at the opening of the 2014-15 season: Can CU live up to its No. 2 billing in the Pac-12? …

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Colorado survives another round of bracketology to earn a third straight bid to the NCAA tournament, but Pittsburgh ends the Buffs’ season with an early exit from the Big Dance

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Colorado reinvents itself without its leader, Spencer Dinwiddie, holding its own in the heart of the Pac-12 Conference season

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Peaks and Valleys … Colorado rises to No. 15 in the nation with a 14-2 record, including a win over previously undefeated No. 10 Oregon, only to lose Spencer Dinwiddie for the remainder of the season

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Colorado takes down No. 6 Kansas and picks up a big win over CSU on the road, as the Buffs finish non-conference play with an 11-2 record and a great deal of momentum …

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Non-conference play hits full stride, with CU picking up wins over Harvard and UC-Santa Barbara … CU women continue to move up in the polls …

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April 30th CU moves down, but remains ranked even without Andre Roberson ESPN has put out a revised college basketball preseason top 25, taking into account players who declared before the Sunday deadline. CU was ranked 16th in the same poll April 9th (see below), and the concern was that, without Andre Roberson, the Buffs would drop out of the preseason poll.  Instead, though, the Buffs still made the list, coming in at No. 22. Here’s what ESPN had to say about the Buffs: 22. Colorado Buffaloes: The Buffaloes took a huge hit …

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February 27th CU/Stanford Game Quotes – Opening statement … “Andre (Roberson) was terrific tonight, and then Spencer (Dinwiddie) I thought was great. When he plays aggressive offensively he has the ability to make plays not only for himself. But he’ll get the ball to the rim, that dunk he had in the second half was a big-time dunk. When (Dinwiddie) attacks the rim and Andre shoots the way he shot tonight, those two guys are pretty special. The thing I’m proud about is that our guys have taken a little …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
2018 Laviska Shenault goes for four touchdowns as Buffs defeat the Sun Devils, 28-14 "Nothing to say. A lot to prove" for 2018 Buffs READ