2011–12 Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball team

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2011–12 Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball
University-of-Colorado-Boulder-sports-logo.png
Pac-12 Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament South Region 11 Seed, Third Round
Conference Pacific-12 Conference
2011–12 record 24–12 (11–7 Pac–12)
Head coach Tad Boyle
Assistant coach Tom Abatemarco
Assistant coach Jean Prioleau
Assistant coach Mike Rohn
Home arena Coors Events Center
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Pacific-12 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Washington 14 4   .778     24 11   .686
California 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Oregon 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Arizona 12 6   .667     23 12   .657
Colorado 11 7   .611     24 12   .667
UCLA 11 7   .611     19 14   .576
Stanford 10 8   .556     26 11   .703
Oregon State 7 11   .389     21 15   .583
Washington State 7 11   .389     19 18   .514
Arizona State 6 12   .333     10 21   .323
Utah 3 15   .167     6 25   .194
USC 1 17   .056     6 26   .188
2012 Pacific-12 Tournament winner
As of March 8, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Colorado Buffaloes men's basketball team represents the University of Colorado in the 2011–12 college basketball season. Head coach Tad Boyle is in his 2nd season at Colorado. They are the members of the Pac-12. They finished the regular season with 24-12 overall, 11-7 in Pac-12 play. They won the 2012 Pacific-12 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament and earn a trip to the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament with an 11 seed in south. They defeated UNLV in the second round before they got defeated by Baylor in the third round.

Roster[edit]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous School
0 Askia Booker 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 pounds (73 kg) G Fr. Los Angeles, California U.S. Price HS
1 Nate Tomlinson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 pounds (86 kg) G Sr. Sydney, New South Wales Australia Lee Academy
2 Shannon Sharpe 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 200 pounds (91 kg) G So. Corona, California U.S. Centennial HS
15 Shane Harris-Tunks 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 225 pounds (102 kg) F/C RS So. Liverpool, New South Wales Australia Australian Institute of Sport
21 André Roberson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 pounds (88 kg) G So. San Antonio, Texas U.S. Wagner HS
23 Sabatino Chen 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 pounds (82 kg) G Sr. Louisville, Colorado U.S. University of Denver
25 Spencer Dinwiddie 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 pounds (73 kg) G Fr. Woodland Hills, California U.S. Taft HS
30 Carlon Brown 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 pounds (98 kg) G RS Sr. Riverside, California U.S. University of Utah
31 Jeremy Adams 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 pounds (98 kg) G So. Madison, Mississippi U.S. Navarro JC
32 Ben Mills 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 215 pounds (98 kg) C So. Hartland, Wisconsin U.S. Arrowhead HS
33 Austin Dufault 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 pounds (100 kg) F Sr. Killdeer, North Dakota U.S. Killdeer HS
55 Trey Eckloff 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 pounds (107 kg) F Sr. Englewood, Colorado U.S. Cherry Creek HS

Schedule[edit]


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
11/11/2011* 8:00 PM Fort Lewis Coors Events CenterBoulder, CO W 85–57  7,925 1–0
11/17/2011* 5:30 PM vs. Wichita State José Miguel Agrelot ColiseumSan Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off semifinals)
ESPNU L 58–67  5,322 1–1
11/19/2011* 4:30 PM vs. Maryland José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum • San Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off loser bracket)
L 71–78  N/A 1–2
11/20/2011* 9:30 AM vs. Western Michigan José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum • San Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off 7th place game)
W 81–76  N/A 2–2
11/23/2011* 7:00 PM at Air Force Clune ArenaColorado Springs, CO The Mtn. W 76–73 OT 3,834 3–2
11/28/2011* 6:30 PM Georgia Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO FSN W 70–68  6,453 4–2
11/30/2011* 6:00 PM at Colorado State Moby ArenaFort Collins, CO The Mtn. L 64–65  6,481 4–3
12/07/2011* 7:00 PM Fresno State Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO W 71–64  5,562 5–3
12/09/2011* 7:00 PM Wyoming Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO RTRM L 54–65  7,049 5–4
12/19/2011* 7:00 PM Cal State Bakersfield Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO W 70–64  5,531 6–4
12/22/2011* 7:00 PM Texas Southern Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO W 56–51  4,621 7–4
12/28/2011* 7:00 PM New Orleans Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO RTRM W 92–34  5,277 8–4
12/31/2011 4:00 PM Utah Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO RTRM W 73–33  6,491 9–4 (1–0)
01/05/2012 7:00 PM Washington Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO RTRM W 87–69  7,110 10–4 (2–0)
01/07/2012 2:00 PM Washington State Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO FSN W 71–60  8,518 11–4 (3–0)
01/12/2012 9:00 PM at California Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA CSNCA L 50–57  7,577 11–5 (3–1)
01/14/2012 2:00 PM at Stanford Maples PavilionStanford, CA FSN L 64–84  5,850 11–6 (3–2)
01/19/2012 6:30 PM Arizona State Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO RTRM W 69–54  8,278 12–6 (4–2)
01/21/2012 4:00 PM Arizona Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO RTRM W 64–63  11,056 13–6 (5–2)
01/26/2012 8:30 PM at USC Galen CenterLos Angeles, CA W 74–50  3,147 14–6 (6–2)
01/28/2012 2:00 PM at UCLA LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA PT L 60–77  9,253 14–7 (6–3)
02/02/2012 7:00 PM Oregon State Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO W 82–60  7,858 15–7 (7–3)
02/04/2012 7:00 PM Oregon Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO RTRM W 72–71  11,052 16–7 (8–3)
02/09/2012 7:00 PM at Arizona McKale CenterTucson, AZ ESPN L 57–71  14,225 16–8 (8–4)
02/11/2012 4:30 PM at Arizona State Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, AZ RTRM W 63–49  5,201 17–8 (9–4)
02/18/2012 3:00 PM at Utah Jon M. Huntsman CenterSalt Lake City, UT FSN W 55–48  N/A 18–8 (10–4)
02/23/2012 8:30 PM Stanford Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO FSN L 50–74  11,036 18–9 (10–5)
02/26/2012 3:30 PM California Coors Events Center • Boulder, CO FSN W 70–57  11,043 19–9 (11–5)
03/01/2012 8:30 PM at Oregon Matthew Knight ArenaEugene, OR FSN L 81–90  10,056 19–10 (11–6)
03/03/2012 2:00 PM at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR FSN L 69–83  4,326 19–11 (11–7)
2012 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament
03/07/2012 9:40 PM vs. Utah Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(First Round)
FSN W 53–41  6,747 20–11
03/08/2012 9:40 PM vs. Oregon Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinals)
FSN W 63–62  9,317 21–11
03/09/2012 9:40 PM vs. California Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Semifinals)
FSN W 70–59  11,615 22–11
03/10/2012 4:10 PM vs. Arizona Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Championship Game)
CBS W 53–51  11,197  23–11
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/15/2012* 7:57 PM vs. #23 (S 6) UNLV #(S 11) The PitAlbuquerque, NM
(Second Round)
truTV W 68–64  15,674 24–11
03/17/2012* 6:40 PM vs. #9 (S 3) Baylor #(S 11) The Pit • Albuquerque, NM
(Third Round)
TNT L 63–80  12,128 24–12
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. All times are in Mountain Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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