Wright’s late free throws help Colorado edge Omaha 79-75
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyler Bey and Lucas Siewert each scored 16 points and McKinley Wright IV hit two free throws with seven seconds left to help Colorado hold on for a 79-75 victory over Omaha on Friday night.
The Mavericks, from the Summit League, hung tough with its Pac-12 foe, and ...
Namon Wright, McKinley Wright lift Colorado by Drake 100-71
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Maybe this was only fitting: Two players named Wright got Colorado’s season started on the right foot.
Namon Wright scored 25 points and McKinley Wright IV added 17, helping the Buffaloes pull ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — This was an unexpected surprise: McKinley Wright IV received congratulations from Chauncey Billups after breaking his school mark for most assists by a freshman last season.
And this was an even bigger shock: An invitation to work out with the biggest name in Colorado ...
Last season: 17-15.
Coach: Tad Boyle.
Who’s gone: Dominique Collier, George King (Phoenix Suns), Tory Miller-Stewart (University of Denver), Lazar Nikolic.
Who’s back: G Namon Wright, G Deleon Brown, G McKinley ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tad Boyle ran out onto the floor to break up a late-game scuffle and came back limping. The Colorado coach initially thought he might have torn his Achilles’ tendon, though the team doctor believes it to be a calf injury.
Whatever it is, Boyle will deal with it. His ...
Washington St defeats Colorado 73-69 behind Flynn’s 30
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Malachi Flynn scored a career high 30 points and Washington State rallied late to defeat Colorado 73-69 on Thursday night to end a seven-game losing streak.
The Cougars (10-16, 2-11 Pac-12) trailed for most of the second half, but Flynn proved to be ...
Buffs win third straight as Colorado downs Stanford 64-56
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Lucas Siewert scored a career-high 17 points, including a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch and the Colorado Buffaloes beat the Stanford Cardinal 64-56 Sunday for their third win in a row.
George King had 11 points and McKinley Wright 10 for Colorado (15-10, 7-6 ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tad Boyle was frustrated, upset and angry with the way his team played against California.
“I’m disgusted with our performance,” the Colorado coach said.
And that was after his team won.
The Buffaloes came out flat in a late-starting home game but got a ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright scored 21 points, Lucas Siewert had 13 and Colorado held Utah to a season-low point total in beating the Utes 67-55 on Friday night.
George King added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Colorado (13-10, 5-6 Pac-12), which snapped a three-game skid as well ...
McKinley Wright IV scores 17 as Colorado beats WSU, 82-73
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado let a big lead nearly slip away again, but a strong start and finish to the second half was enough to keep the Buffaloes rolling.
McKinley Wright IV had 10 of his 17 points during a late run, Namon Wright had 16 points and 10 rebounds, George King also scored ...
McLaughlin, Metu help USC overpower Colorado 70-58
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a night when their two leading scorers didn’t produce, the Southern California Trojans won with defense.
Jordan McLaughlin scored 20 points and the Trojans beat Colorado 70-58 on Wednesday night despite Chimezie Metu and Bennie Boatwright shooting a combined 5 of 22 ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV didn’t even realize it was his coach’s birthday Saturday. Still, he gave him the perfect gift — another big win.
Wright scored 16 points to lead five Colorado players in double ...
Thompson Jr. scores 24, Oregon St. beats Colorado 76-57
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Defense leads to offense, and after first half scoring droughts, Oregon State wanted to get out and attack on the fast break, said guard Stephen Thompson Jr.
“The focus was to keep getting stops so we’d have those transition opportunities,” he added.
Colorado overcomes Daum, South Dakota State 112-103 in 2OT
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyler Bey hit his stride offensively in overtime.
Bey scored eight of his 12 points in the second OT period, including all four of his free throws, and Colorado overcame a 37-point performance by Mike Daum to beat South Dakota State 112-103 on Friday night.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Dominique Collier picked up his offensive play at the right time for Colorado.
Collier scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Colorado broke open a close game with a late run to beat New Mexico 75-57 on Wednesday night.
“Dom was really good in the ...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado freshman McKinley Wright IV proved the kind of damage he can do in a limited amount of time on Saturday.
Colorado State contained him just long enough.
J.D. Paige and Prentiss Nixon each scored 16 points and the Rams held on to beat the Buffaloes ...
King, Wright combine to lead Colorado past Air Force 81-69
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — George King is on quite a tear, both as a scorer and rebounder.
King scored 25 points for the second straight game and McKinley Wright had 19, helping Colorado pull away in the second half for an 81-69 win over Air Force on Sunday.
King also had 15 rebounds as ...
Colorado’s balanced offensive attack downs Denver 89-62
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado turned up the defensive pressure, hit the boards hard and its offense took off.
Namon Wright scored 14 points, Deleon Brown had 13 and Colorado pulled away in the second half to beat Denver 89-62 Tuesday night.
McKinley Wright added 12 points and George ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — George King scored 12 points, Tory Miller-Stewart had 11 and Colorado opened the season by beating Northern Colorado 66-51 on Friday night.
Freshman McKinley Wright added 10 points in his debut for Colorado. Ten of the 11 players who saw action in the game for ...
Last season: 19-15, lost in the NIT.
Coach: Tad Boyle.
Who’s gone: G Thomas Akyazili, F Wesley Gordon, G Josh Fortune, G/F Xavier Johnson, G Bryce Peters, G Derrick White.
Who’s back: G Dominique Collier. The ...