Dec 5, 2012; Boulder, CO, USA; Colorado Buffaloes guard Spencer Dinwiddie (25) attempts a three pointer in the second half of the game against the Colorado State Rams at the Coors Events Center. The Buffaloes defeated the Rams 70-61. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Men’s Basketball: Colorado Preview


On Saturday at 1:00 p.m. central time in a game televised on ESPN 2, Colorado will travel to face Kansas. The Jayhawks enter the game with a 6-1 record, while Colorado is 7-1.

The Buffaloes lone loss came to Wyoming, on Dec. 1st. Colorado big win of the year, came vs Baylor. The Buffaloes knocked off the Bears, in a Charleston South semifinal, 60-58. Colorado is led by guard Spencer Dinwiddie who is averaging 18 points per game. Fellow guard Askia Booker contributes with nearly 15 points per contest. Up front, Colorado has a bruiser in forward Anthony Roberson, who is averaging nearly 12 boards per contest, and two blocked shots.

Kansas counters with a strong unit led by center Jeff Withey, and guard Elijah Johnson. Fellow guard Trevor Releford, and Johnson will have their hands full vs the talented duo Colorado possesses. Freshman forward Perry Ellis will continue to look to improve his play. The forward is averaging seven points per game and four rebounds.

The two teams have quite a storied history together with Kansas leading the series, 122-39. The Jayhawks lead the series in Lawrence, 61-7.


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