Monthly Archives: November 2010

Loving Bzdelik’s schedule

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Not many basketball programs from BCS conferences would play back-to-back road games at San Francisco and Harvard. Maybe only one such team — Colorado. Jeff Bzdelik is responsible for this non-conference schedule, which also included a long … Continue reading

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Greetings from San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Despite a downpour and horrible traffic I’ve made it to War Memorial Gymnasium on the University of San Francisco campus and am sitting court-side in the house that Bill Russell made famous. This is a very cool … Continue reading

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Greetings from Athens

ATHENS, Ga. — When in Rome, or Athens in this case … The concierge at my hotel recommended The Last Resort Grill in downtown Athens for a late lunch. My waitress recommended the fried green tomatoes and bacon/lettuce sandwich with … Continue reading

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CU’s first Pac-12 schedule

The Pac-12 has already released its conference schedule for the 2011-12 basketball season. Here is an early look at where Tad Boyle’s Buffs will be heading a year from now: Dec. 31 UTAH Jan. 5 WASHINGTON Jan. 7 WASHINGTON STATE … Continue reading

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Buffs and Bracketology

Colorado is one of the “First Four Out” in Joe Lunardi’s preseason Bracketology projections: http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/bracketology That’s about right. I think the Buffs, even with the loss of Shane Harris-Tunks, will be an NCAA Tournament bubble team this season. Lunardi has … Continue reading

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Feeling California

Tad Boyle has received a second verbal commitment for next year’s recruiting class. Spencer Dinwiddie, a 6-4 point guard from Woodland Hills, Calif., chose Colorado over Oregon, UNLV and others on Saturday. CU’s move from the Big 12 to the … Continue reading

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Boyle lands L.A. guard

The move to the Pac-12 is already paying off for Jeff Boyle. Colorado’s first-year head coach has received a verbal commitment from Askia Booker, a 6-0 guard from Los Angeles who visited Boulder on a perfect October weekend. According to … Continue reading

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In Trey they trust

As Tad Boyle told me this morning, the Buffs obviously aren’t losing a 20-point, 10-rebound player this season in Shane Harris-Tunks. But outside of seeing Alec Burks or Cory Higgins go down, this is about as devastating a hit as … Continue reading

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