Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pac-12 off to slow start

It was not a November to remember for Pac-12 basketball. Preseason favorite UCLA lost to Loyola-Marymount and Middle Tennessee State at home before getting outclassed at the Maui Invitational. USC lost at home to Nebraska and Cal Poly. Arizona State … Continue reading

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Next stop: Clune Arena

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Back to reality. I had a wonderful time covering the Puerto Rico Tip-off and touring the island between games. I definitely checked off some must-see destinations — El Castillo San Felipe del Morro, El Yunque … Continue reading

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — I spent my Saturday in the gym shooting free throws. Actually, that’s what the Buffs should have done. Tad Boyle made them watch film of the second-half collapse against Maryland instead. With no games on … Continue reading

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Nice little Saturday

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — After spending Friday morning at the beach, sans sunscreen, my face is a little red. But not quite the hue that Tad Boyle’s face was after Colorado’s 78-71 meltdown against Maryland at the Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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Storming the castle

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Greetings from the Puerto Rico Tip-off. I spent most of Thursday in Old Town walking around the cobbled streets enjoying the hot temperatures and local dishes. After lunch I stormed Castillo San Felipe del Morro, … Continue reading

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Packing for Puerto Rico

Tad Boyle doesn’t care about flying home from the Puerto Rico Tip-off with a tan. Colorado’s second-year coach understands better than anyone that quality wins — or bad losses (San Francisco, Harvard) — in November do matter to the NCAA … Continue reading

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A look at Boyle’s future five

Here is so more information about Colorado’s impressive 2012 recruiting class, which head coach Tad Boyle announced on Wednesday: WESLEY GORDON 6-7, PF, Colorado Springs, Sierra High School Notable — Averaged nearly 21 points per game for a Sierra as … Continue reading

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