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5 months 6 days ago

Colorado PG Spencer Dinwiddie heading to NBA

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado junior point guard Spencer Dinwiddie is skipping his senior season and will declare for the NBA draft. Dinwiddie said at a news conference in Boulder on Thursday that he believes he's a "first-round talent" and doesn't think there are many players in this...

6 months 2 weeks ago

No. 4 Arizona runs away from Colorado 63-43

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nick Johnson scored 16 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 12 and Arizona ran away from tired Colorado in a dominating second half to rout the Buffaloes 63-43 in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals Friday night Unlike its last win over Colorado, Arizona (30-3) started slow, allowing the Buffaloes...

6 months 2 weeks ago

Buffaloes pull out 59-56 win over Cal

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Askia Booker scored 17 points, Xavier Talton added 13 and Colorado held off California 59-56 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. Colorado (23-10) led by as much as 11 before the Bears made a late run to make it close. The Buffaloes went...

11 months 4 days ago

Richardson cousins square off Saturday

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Their first face-off was a dud, so the Richardson cousins are both counting on more memorable performances Saturday when the Arizona Wildcats visit the Colorado Buffaloes. The only other time they met up in a college football game was two years ago when both were banged...

1 year 2 weeks ago

Fresno St-Colorado game postponed by flooding

The football game between Fresno State and Colorado in Boulder, Colo., is being postponed because of flooding that's devastating the state. The teams were scheduled to play Saturday at Folsom Field. No makeup date has been announced. School Chancellor Philip DiStefano said that while the weather is improving, the community...

1 year 1 month ago

QB Wood wins starting job for Buffaloes

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Connor Wood emerged from spring ball as the Colorado Buffaloes' starting quarterback for the second straight season. Unlike last year, he kept that title in the fall, fending off flashy freshman Sefo Liufau. The junior who transferred from Texas two years ago will be lining up...

1 year 2 months ago

Colorado hires Texas Rangers exec as AD

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado has hired Texas Rangers executive Rick George as the school's athletic director on Wednesday. He has been the president of business operations for the major league team. George once served as Colorado's assistant athletic director for football operations from 1987-91. George takes...

1 year 2 months ago

Colorado QB transferring to play basketball

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado quarterback Shane Dillon plans to transfer to another school to play basketball. Dillon is a redshirt freshman and is listed as a backup on the Buffaloes' depth chart behind junior Connor Wood. The 6-foot-5, 200-pound Dillon was recruited as a basketball player out of Christian...

1 year 5 months ago

CU-Boulder gets $36M NASA grant

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - NASA is giving the University of Colorado about $36 million to build and operate an instrument to gather data about the disruptive effects of space weather. The Daily Camera reports the instrument will weigh about 60 pounds and will launch aboard a commercial communications satellite. The...

1 year 10 months ago

'Gun dorms' attract 0 students at CU campuses

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's new segregated "gun dorms" for students with valid concealed-carry permits have attracted zero students. The Daily Camera newspaper reports that since the University of Colorado's Boulder and Colorado Springs campuses began segregating dorms for students with valid concealed-carry permits this year, not a single student...

1 year 11 months ago

No. 11 USC routs Colorado, 50-6

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Barkley threw for 298 yards and six touchdowns while setting Southern California's career record for TD passes, and Robert Woods caught a school-record four scoring passes while also surpassing USC's career receptions mark in the 11th-ranked Trojans' 50-6 victory over Colorado on Saturday. Barkley and...

2 years 8 months ago

Buffs beat Huskies for fifth straight win

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Carlon Brown scored 18 points and Colorado used balanced scoring to defeat Washington 87-69 on Thursday night. Spencer Dinwiddie and Austin Dufault had 13 points each Colorado (10-4, 2-0 Pac-12), which had five players in double figures. Askia Booker added 12 and Nate Tomlinson 11 for...

2 years 9 months ago

Buffs beat Bulldogs in Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Andre Roberson had a career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds, Spencer Dinwiddie scored 15 points and Colorado beat Fresno State 71-64 in men's basketball on Wednesday night. Austin Dufault had 13 points for the Buffaloes (5-3), who have won 27 straight against non-conference opponents at home....

2 years 9 months ago

Rams edge Buffs on late layup

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Dorian Green made a layup with 9.5 seconds left to give Colorado State a 65-64 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night. Wes Eikmeier had 19 points for the Rams (5-2), who have won three straight, and Green finished with nine. Spencer Dinwiddie matched a career-high...

2 years 10 months ago

Falcons lose heartbreaker to Buffs

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Askia Booker hit a 3-pointer and Andre Roberson got a key block and layup in overtime to help Colorado to a 76-73 victory over Air Force on Wednesday night. Nate Tomlinson led Colorado (3-2) with 19 points on 4 of 7 shooting from 3-point...

2 years 10 months ago

Prince leads UCLA over Colorado 45-6

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Prince threw for 225 yards and hit tight end Joseph Fauria with two of his career-high four touchdown passes, and UCLA moved within one victory of an improbable Pac-12 South title with a 45-6 win over Colorado on Saturday night. Johnathan Franklin rushed for 162...

2 years 10 months ago

CU to consider voter registration change

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Students at the University of Colorado are used to registering for classes online. School regents are considering a new option for students to register to vote at the same time. The Daily Camera newspaper reports that CU Regent Joe Neguse of Boulder will propose giving students...

2 years 11 months ago

Embree suspends 5 CU players

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Five University of Colorado football players have been suspended for failing to meet the expectations of being a member of the team. University of Colorado head football coach Jon Embree said Thursday four of the five are sophomores. They include outside linebacker Liloa Nobriga and defensive...

2 years 11 months ago

CU Buffs suspend 5 players for violating team rules

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado coach Jon Embree has suspended five defensive players indefinitely for violating unspecified team rules. The suspended players include defensive backs Josh Moten, Ayodeji Olatoye, Parker Orms and Paul Vigo, along with linebacker Liloa Nobriga. Orms was the only starter among the group, but didn't play...

3 years 2 months ago

CU trying to snuff campus pot fest tradition

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado says nearly one in four students who answered a school survey took part in a marijuana outdoor smoking festival last spring as the school works to snuff the campus "4/20 smoke-out" some students believe is a university-sanctioned event. The school released...

3 years 4 months ago

CU-Boulder confers 5,897 degrees in commencement

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A crowd of about 20,000 watched roughly 5,900 University of Colorado-Boulder students earn degrees. The Daily Camera reports the university conferred 4,593 bachelor's degrees, 884 master's degrees, 164 law degrees and 256 doctorates during the ceremony Friday. Chipotle Chief Executive Steve Ells, an art...

3 years 4 months ago

CU suing over "defective" toilet paper

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado at Boulder is suing two companies for what it claims was defective toilet paper that clogged the campus's sewage systems. The Daily Camera reported Wednesday that the university's Board of Regents filed a lawsuit last week in Boulder County District Court against...

3 years 5 months ago

CU pays 50K for annual pot celebration

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado officials are discussing the possibility of shutting down an annual marijuana celebration event that costs the school tens of thousands of dollars to manage. Vice Chancellor for Administration Frank Bruno says CU pays about $50,000 annually to hire personnel from the sheriff...

3 years 6 months ago

CU weighs extending staff tuition benefits

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado is looking at ways it can increase the tuition benefits it makes available to its faculty and staff so the school can compete with what other colleges provide. The university is considering extending the tuition wavier to the dependents or children...

3 years 10 months ago

Churchill loses appeal

DENVER (AP) - A former University of Colorado professor who compared some Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi has lost an appeal challenging his firing. The Colorado Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling rejecting Churchill's claim that the firing was politically motivated. A three-judge panel...

3 years 10 months ago

Buffs blow out Alcorn in men's hoops

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Alec Burks scored 22 points, his fourth straight game scoring 20 or more, to lead Colorado to a 91-51 victory over Alcorn State on Tuesday night. Marcus Relphorde added 15 points and Cory Higgins 16 for the Buffaloes (2-2). Marquiz Baker led the Braves (0-4) with...

3 years 11 months ago

Ward Churchill wants his job back at CU

Former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill is asking the Colorado Court of Appeals to give him his job back after a jury ruled last year that his firing was politically motivated. Churchill says the Board of Regents violated his civil rights when it convened a judicial process to...

3 years 11 months ago

CU-Boulder chancellor opposes lower tuition cap

The University of Colorado regents are expected to consider a 4 percent cap on tuition increases, lower than the 9.5 percent cap recently requested by administrators. Regents were scheduled to consider the lower cap during their meeting Wednesday. CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano spoke against the proposal Tuesday. ...

4 years 3 weeks ago

McKnight leads Colorado to 24-3 win over CSU

DENVER (AP) - Scotty McKnight became Colorado's career receptions leader with a 27-yard touchdown grab that sparked the Buffaloes to a 24-3 season-opening win over archrival Colorado State in the annual Rocky Mountain Showdown on Saturday. McKnight's 168th career catch broke the mark set by Michael Westbrook from 1991-94. The...

4 years 2 months ago

CU suspends study progams in Mexico

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado in Boulder says it has temporarily canceled its study abroad programs in Mexico over concerns of rising cartel violence. CU's interim provost Russell Moore said Thursday the programs to Jalisco, Monterrey, Oaxaca and Guanajuato were called off and students planning to go...

4 years 2 months ago

Aspen landmark slated for demolition

Some Aspen leaders hope the community can raise enough money to buy a University of Colorado conference center in their resort town and save it from being demolished to clear the way for development. CU's medical school says it needs to sell the property because it costs up to...

4 years 3 months ago

CU Board of Regents back move to Pac-10

The University of Colorado has officially joined the Pac-10. The Board of Regents unanimously voted Friday to accept a bid to join conference. Regent Michael Carrigan said the vote was an easy one. The Buffaloes may have started the dominoes falling by bolting the Big 12 on Thursday....

4 years 4 months ago

University of Colorado commencement today

Nearly 6,000 University of Colorado students on the Boulder campus are getting their degrees during spring graduation ceremonies. Commencement begins Friday morning at Folsom Field. John Wood, founder of the international nonprofit "Room to Read," will deliver the commencement speech. CU will award 4,530 bachelor's degrees, 850...

4 years 5 months ago

Appeals court ruling supports guns at CU

The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a group seeking to allow students with concealed gun permits to carry their weapons on campus. Gun rights organization Students for Concealed Carry on Campus argued that a 1994 University of Colorado policy banning concealed weapons from its campus...

4 years 6 months ago

UCCS tuition to rise 7 percent

Undergraduate students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will pay an additional $420-$450 per year in tuition costs beginning next fall, according to plans approved Monday by the CU Board of Regents. Meeting in downtown Denver. meeting, the Regents approved tuition increases for all three CU campuses....

4 years 6 months ago

CU, UCCS regents weigh 9 percent tuition hike

The University of Colorado regents are considering whether to raise tuition by 9 percent for in-state students and 5 percent for new out-of-state students. The regents discussed the increase Wednesday and scheduled a vote for March 29. They say they're reluctant to raise students' costs but say they face...

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