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Thursday, August 23,2012

2012 Student Guide | CU football pushing forward in the Pac-12

Embree’s Buffs look to build on end-of-season momentum

By Matt Sparkman
The University of Colorado’s move west didn’t come without growing pains.
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Thursday, March 15,2012

CU faces UNLV at the big dance

By Matt Sparkman
A rebuilding season has turned remarkable. After their unlikely four-games-in-four-days-run to the Pac-12 championship, Colorado men’s basketball heads to Albuquerque for the second round of the NCAA tournament, where they will meet the sixth-seeded University of Nevada, Las Vegas Runnin’ Rebels.
Monday, January 23,2012

Buffs defeat Arizona with solid defense

By Matt Sparkman
Where last years‘ Buffs relied on their outstanding offense, these Buffaloes lean on their rock-solid defense and rebounding. That’s exactly how they won on Saturday, taking a 64-63 decision from the Wildcats, in front of an over-capacity crowd at Coors Event Center.
Monday, January 16,2012

Juggernaut Stanford rolls over Colorado

By Matt Sparkman
Colorado women ended a disappointing 0-2 homestand with a 54-80 loss to the fourth-ranked Stanford Cardinal. I thought (Stanford) came out and played hard and were the aggressors,” said CU head coach Linda Lappe. “We had a tough time getting shots to go down in the first half.”
Monday, January 9,2012

Buffs handle Cougars to finish homestand

By Matt Sparkman
Tad Boyle gave a wry smile when reminded of where the media picked the Buffs to finish in the Pac-12 after his Buffs defeated Washington State 71-60 at the Coors Events Center.
Friday, January 6,2012

Buffs roll Huskies, improve to 2-0 in conference

By Matt Sparkman
After laughing Utah out of the Coors Events Center on Saturday, Tad Boyle’s Colorado Buffaloes looked forward to a challenge, coming in the form of a talented Washington Huskies team.
Tuesday, January 3,2012

Buffs bounce hapless Utes

By Matt Sparkman
In years past, the beginning of conference play for Colorado represented a major upgrade in competition. On Saturday afternoon, it was difficult to tell who the better team was – Pac-12’s Utah, or Division II New Orleans.
Tuesday, January 3,2012

CU women win first Pac-12 game

By Matt Sparkman
After trailing by eight with 8:33 to go, Colorado women’s basketball held Utah scoreless for the duration of the game to win, 58-52.
Thursday, December 22,2011

Kresl’s buzzer-beating three caps undefeated non-conference season

By Matt Sparkman
It may not have been the way Linda Lappe drew it up, but the ending to Colorado’s non-conference season couldn’t have been much sweeter.
Tuesday, December 20,2011

Chen sparks Buffs over Roadrunners

By Matt Sparkman
With 31 seconds left in the first half, things looked pretty grim for Colorado's men’s basketball. Mid-major Cal State Bakersfield held possession and a surprising two-point lead when Roadrunners’ guard Stephon Carter had his layup blocked by the scrappy Chen with just four second left on the clock.