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//posted 4.9.2020

Early 2021 Bracketology: Colorado a No. 9 seed (Six Pac-12 entries) … Tulsa grad transfer Jeriah Horne commits to CU – Horne: “My plan is to bring value to CU by delivering on offense, being productive on the glass, and defending the ball” … Buffs pick up a commitment from 6’8″ forward Jabari Walker …

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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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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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CU finishes non-conference play with an 11-2 record … Impressive wins over Arizona State (in China) and over No. 13 Dayton (on a buzzer-beater by D’Shawn Schwartz) are off-set by losses on the road to No. 2 Kansas and at home to Northern Iowa … Buffs spend a total of five weeks in the Associated Press poll …

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Buffs just miss being ranked in the preseason national polls for the first time in 50 years, coming in at No. 27 … In running the preseason record to 6-0 in November, though, the Buffs ride a tournament win in Las Vegas into a three-week run to end the month, entering December as the No. 21 team in the nation …

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CU just misses out on first Associated Press preseason national ranking in 50 years, coming in at No. 27 in the preseason poll … CBS: Teams which will crack the national rankings this season (list includes CU) … CU picks up a 7’0″ center commitment from the Class of 2021, Lawson Lovering … Athlon: CU to win the Pac-12; earn a Sweet Sixteen berth …

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Sports Illustrated Pac-12 Summer Power rankings: CU No. 1 … Will Wonders Never Cease? CU opens Pac-12 play with three home games in 2019-20 … Former Buff point guard Nate Tomlinson named CU Director of Player Development …

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After a tough January and a strong February, the Buffs put together a strong run in March … CU takes down Utah and the L.A. schools to close out the regular season before making a run to the Pac-12 tournament semi-finals … Earning an NIT bid, the Buffs take down Dayton and Norfolk State at home before falling to Texas on the road in the third round … The Buffs finish with a 23-12 record, tied for the third-most wins in school history, with McKinley Wright and Tyler Bey earning first-team All-Pac-12 honors …

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Tad Boyle: “We’re not going to be able to back our way into postseason. Every game is important” … Buffs rebound from a 2-6 January with a run of five straight wins in February (a new best as a member of the Pac-12) …

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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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Buffs open non-conference play with a 4-1 November record, with wins over Drake, Omaha, Air Force and Portland, but a road loss to San Diego … Buffs picked 60th in the nation in Sports Illustrated’s national rankings … Pac-12 media pick Buffs to finish 7th …

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Buffs fall to No. 15 Arizona, 83-67, in Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals, to finish 2017-18 season with a 17-15 record

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
1993 No. 20 CU takes down No. 9 Oklahoma, 27-10 Lamont Warren and Charles E. Johnson team up for national "Play-of-the-Year" READ