Monthly Archives: November 2009

Maui madness

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Well, it has been a strange week in paradise. It began with Colorado basketball coach Jeff Bzdelik having to fly back to Chicago to attend to his ailing mother and ends with Mike Bohn getting ready to … Continue reading

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Buffs on upset alert

LAHAINA, Hawaii — The Buffs are flirting with what be a humiliating last-place finish in the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Colorado leads host Chaminade, a Division II program, 27-24 at halftime. Dwight Thorne made a 3-pointer with four seconds left … Continue reading

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Buffs facing must-win

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Colorado has pushed Gonzaga and Arizona to the brink in the first two games of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Yet the Buffs are 0-2 and in the last-place game tomorrow against host Chaminade. After two “moral … Continue reading

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Cats 35, Buffs 34

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Arizona leads Colorado 35-34 at halftime in the second round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. The Buffs came out sluggish but have stayed in the game by making 15 of 18 free throws. Nate Tomlinson hit … Continue reading

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Raising Arizona?

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Arizona is up next for the Buffs. But will Colorado’s opponent in the EA Sports Maui Invitational be awake for today’s game? The Buffs played in the first game of the tournament on Monday, losing 76-72 to … Continue reading

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McClain was impressive

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Dave Odom told me this before the tournament tipped: “I don’t think there will be a team in this tournament better coached than Colorado,” said the former Wake Forest and South Carolina head coach, who is now … Continue reading

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Buffs up at halftime

LAHAINA, Maui — The Buffs nearly shot the lights out in the first half and lead Gonzaga 40-29 at the intermission. Colorado, making its first appearance at the EA Sports Maui Invitational, made six of its first eight 3-pointers and … Continue reading

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Buffs shorthanded in Maui

LAHAINA, Maui — Greetings Buffs fans. I’m typing this courtside at the Lahaina Civic Center less than 30 minutes before the EA Sports Maui Invitational tips off. Colorado will be without head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who flew from Maui to … Continue reading

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Aloha from Maui

LAHAINA, Maui — Aloha auninala Buffs fans. I made it to Maui late last night and attended the coaches press conference for the EA Sports Maui Invitational early this morning. I am staying at the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel on one … Continue reading

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Shanny listening … to the Bills

If you’re a Colorado football fan, reality bites. Dan Hawkins simply hasn’t panned out and all signs point to a coaching change. But rumors about Mike Shanahan and his son Kyle having an interest in taking over the program are … Continue reading

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