Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball

Colorado Buffaloes
2010–11 Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball team
Colorado Buffaloes athletic logo

University University of Colorado at Boulder
Conference Pac-12
Location Boulder, CO
Head coach Tad Boyle (1st year)
Arena Coors Events Center
(Capacity: 11,112)
Nickname Buffaloes
Colors Gold and Silver and Black

                     

Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1942, 1955
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1942, 1955, 1962, 1963
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1954, 1955, 1962, 1963
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1942, 1954, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1969, 1997
NCAA Tournament appearances
1940, 1942, 1946, 1954, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1969, 1997, 2003
Conference regular season champions
1954, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1969

The Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball team represents the University of Colorado at Boulder in the Pacific-12 Conference.

The Buffaloes have competed in ten NCAA Tournaments,[1] making it to the Final Four twice (1942), and (1955). Colorado has played in nine National Invitation Tournaments, winning the tournament in 1940 and making the semi-finals in 1991 and 2011.

Contents

Current squad

Source

No. Position Year Player
31 United States G So Jeremy Adams
44 United States G Fr Asika Booker
34 United States G Sr Sabatino Chen
1 Australia G Sr Nate Tomlinson
32 United States C So Ben Mills
21 United States G So Andre Roberson
25 United States G Fr Spencer Dinwiddie
No. Position Year Player
2 United States G Rso Shannon Sharpe
33 United States F Sr Austin Dufault
55 United States F Sr Trey Eckloff
30 United States G Sr Carlon Brown
14 United States G So Beau Gamble
13 Australia C Rso Shane Harris-Tunks


Coaching staff

Position Name
Head Coach: Tad Boyle
Assistant Coach: Tom Abatemarco
Assistant Coach: Jean Prioleau
Assistant Coach: Mike Rohn
Director of Basketball Operations: Rodney Billups

Record by coach

The men's basketball team in 1906.
Data prior to the 2010-11 season
Coach Years Seasons Won Lost Pct. Conference Titles NCAA¹ NIT¹
No coach 1902-06 5 18 15 .545
Frank Castleman 1907-12 6 32 22 .592
John McFadden 1913-14 2 12 7 .583
James N. Ashmore 1915-17 3 16 10 .615
Melbourne C. Evans 1918 1 9 2 .818
Joe Mills 1919-24 6 30 24 .556
Howard Beresford 1925-33 9 76 51 .598
Henry Iba 1934 1 9 8 .529
Earl Clark 1935 1 3 9 .250
Forrest B. Cox 1936-50 13 147 89 .623 0 3 2
H.B. Lee 1951-56 6 63 74 .459 2 2 0
Russell "Sox" Walseth 1957-76 20 261 245 .516 3 3 0
Bill Blair 1977-81 5 67 69 .493 0 0 0
Tom Apke 1982-86 5 59 81 .421 0 0 0
Tom Miller 1986-90 4 35 79 .307 0 0 0
Joe Harrington 1990-96 6 67 76 .469 0 0 2
Ricardo Patton 1996-2006 11 184 160 .535 0 2 3
Jeff Bzdelik 2007-2010 3 36 58 .382 0 0 0
Tad Boyle 2010-pres 1 24 14 .649 0 0 1
Totals 107 1136 1095 .509

¹ Invitations

Retired jerseys

No. Position Year Player
22 United States C 1994 Burdette Haldorson
20 United States F 1994 Cliff Meely
04 United States G 2005 Chauncey Billups
 



1000 point scorers

Name Points Seasons
Richard Roby 2001 2004-2008
Cory Higgins 2001 2007-2011
Donnie Boyce 1995 1992-95
Cliff Meely 1940 1969-71
Shaun Vandiver 1876 1989-91
Stevie Wise 1717 1988-91
Emmett Lewis 1680 1976-79
Randy Downs 1566 1983-86
Michel Morandais 1428 2000-04
Stephane Pelle 1367 1999-2003
Scott Wilke 1366 1985-88
John Lewis 2120 1973-76
Ken Charlton 1352 1961-63
David Harrison 1317 2001-04
Jay Humphries 1306 1981-84
Pat Frink 1288 1965-68
Alec Burks 1271 2009-2011
Blair Wilson 1253 2000-04
Scott Wedman 1251 1972-74
Vince Kelley 1180 1981-84
Marcus Hall 1178 2004-2008
Jamahl Mosley 1171 1997-2000
Burdette Haldorson 1125 1952-55
Jim Davis 1110 1962-64
Larry Vaculik 1084 1975-78
Jim Creighton 1032 1970-72
Wilky Gilmore 1026 1960-62
Chauncey Billups 1020 1996-97

Notable alumni

Coors Events Center

Coors Events Center is an 11,064-seat multi-purpose arena on the Boulder main campus of the University of Colorado. The arena opened in 1979, and is home to the Colorado Buffaloes men's and women's basketball teams and the CU volleyball team.

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References


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