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Stanford forward Francesca Belibi, right, blocks a shot by Colorado forward Charlotte Whittaker in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Hollingshed's 32 points helps CU upset No. 1 Stanford, 77-72

Jan. 17, 2021 5:53 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Stanford escaped two close calls against Colorado last year. The Cardinal couldn’t avoid a loss to the Buffaloes a third time. Frida Formann hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:36 left in overtime to lead Colorado to a 77-72 upset win over No. 1 Stanford on Sunday. “You can...

Colorado uses balanced offense to beat Stanford 77-64

Jan. 16, 2021 5:35 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV scored 14 points with eight assists and Evan Battey scored 13 with 12 rebounds and Colorado won its fourth straight game beating Stanford 77-64 on Saturday. Colorado used a 14-0 run in the final 3:43 of the first half for a 40-26 lead at intermission. Buffaloes...

FILE -  In this Nov. 14, 2020, file photo, Colorado head coach Karl Dorrell stands on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford in Stanford, Calif. First-year Colorado coach Dorrell has the Buffaloes in a bowl for the first time since 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Off to solid start, Dorrell sees big things in store for CU

Jan. 15, 2021 4:26 PM EST

Colorado coach Karl Dorrell had a thought while flying back with his team from a lopsided Alamo Bowl loss last month. “How far we have to go,” he said Friday in a wrap-up video call. That's why Dorrell hasn’t taken much time off since the 55-23 loss to Texas closed the chapter on his first...

Tyson Summers out as defensive coordinator at Colorado

Jan. 12, 2021 6:32 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyson Summers is out as defensive coordinator at Colorado after two seasons. Summers was hired under former Buffaloes coach Mel Tucker in December 2018, and was one of the staff members retained by current Colorado coach Karl Dorrell. Summers is due around $500,000, which could be...

Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV, right, flexes after drawing a foul against Oregon during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 79-72. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

All Wright: Senior leads CU to 79-72 win over No. 17 Oregon

Jan. 7, 2021 8:26 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV wound up with a knot on the back of his neck from sliding into a courtside chair. All the crash did was ignite him. Wright recovered from the scary fall to score 21 points, including a game-sealing scoop layup with 27 seconds left, and Colorado held off No. 17...

San Diego State wide receiver Jesse Matthews, center, flies after being hit by Colorado safety Derrion Rakestraw, left, as Colorado linebacker Nate Landman comes in for the stop in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Defense shines as Colorado beats SDSU 20-10 to move to 3-0

Nov. 28, 2020 11:13 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado linebacker Nate Landman wasn't being flippant, just setting the record straight. Asked about the defense surrendering 10 points and how this could be a much-needed confidence boost, he pointed out his side of the ball only surrendered a field goal. Fair enough. Landman led a...

FILE - Baylor guard Jared Butler dribbles up court against Kansas during an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, in this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo. Baylor opens this season only one poll point behind top-ranked Gonzaga in in the AP Top 25.  (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas

Nov. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected Thanksgiving night flight to Las Vegas, where the Bears now hope to open their men’s basketball schedule with two games this weekend.. Baylor expects to play Saturday against an opponent...

Southern California head coach Clay Helton looks on following an NCAA college football game against Utah Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Colorado-USC canceled by COVID cases; Buffs book SDSU

Nov. 26, 2020 9:26 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No. 19 Southern California’s scheduled home game Saturday against unbeaten Colorado has been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests for the Trojans. Colorado (2-0) immediately booked a replacement game against San Diego State in Boulder on Saturday afternoon. In a statement...

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, file photo, Colorado quarterback Sam Noyer (4) and wide receiver Brenden Rice (2) celebrate after connecting on a touchdown pass against Stanford during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif. Brenden Rice is following in the footsteps of his father, NFL standout Jerry Rice, by playing as a wide receiver for the Colorado Buffaloes during this coronavirus-shortened season. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Rice & shine: Son of Jerry Rice carving own path at Colorado

Nov. 17, 2020 7:31 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Like any other college freshman, Brenden Rice is determined to carve his own path and make a name for himself. What makes his quest so different is he’s the son of Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. No matter how many catches he makes, the Colorado receiver realizes comparisons to his...