Kal Bay hits a huge 3-pointer for the Buffs to seal the victory in the closing seconds of the game. The Buffs give Head Coach Ricardo Patton a win in his final game at the Coors Events Center.
Jeremy Williams has a costly foul, and Nebraska’s Aleks Maric makes one of two free-throws. Richard Roby drops a 2-pointer for the Buffs, which gives CU the lead. Nebraska adds a 3-pointer and goes ahead by one. Dominique Coleman gets a 2-pointer off of a nice lay-up through a couple of Nebraska defenders.
Nebraska’s Aleks Maric gets fouled while making a basket and completes the 3-point play. Nebraska gets a quick six points to keep the game close. CU keeps fouling Nebraska on defense, which is giving the Cornhuskers a lot of free-throw opportunities. Marcus King-Stockton gets his fifth foul, and Richard Roby adds a 2-pointer for the Buffs to maintain the lead.
The Buffs have a costly turnover, and Nebraska’s Kyle Marks adds two points, which puts Nebraska within seven. Nebraska coach Doc Sadler gets a technical foul, and Kal Bay adds two points for the Buffs with a couple of free-throws.
Jermyl Jackson-Wilson drives to the basket and gets fouled by a Nebraska player. Jackson-Wilson makes both of his free-throws. Jackson-Wilson adds two more points on CU’s next possession. Nebraska turns the ball over on a traveling violation, and CU capitalizes on the turnover when Coleman makes two free-throws. The Buffs are really crashing the offensive boards, which is one of the main reasons why they are starting to pull away.
Nebraska lands a 3-point bucket from the corner and goes ahead by two points. Richard Roby gets fouled while making a lay-up and completes the 3-point play for the Buffs. Nebraska turns the ball over, and Roby has a no-look pass to Dominique Coleman for an easy 2-points. The Buffs get the ball back, and after an offensive rebound, Coleman gets another lay-up. Nebraska hits another 3-pointer from the corner, and the game remains close.
Nebraska turns the ball over after a timeout on the court. The Buffs get three straight offensive rebounds, and Jermyl Jackson-Wilson puts the ball up for 2-points. The Cornhuskers answer with a 3-pointer. The game remains close and both teams are playing with a lot of intensity.
After the first half, Richard Roby is leading the Buffs with nine points. The Buffs are rebounding the ball well, but Nebraska is still out rebounding them by four. CU is shooting the ball well at 44 percent, but Nebraska is also hot from the field with a 42 percent field goal percentage. Roby drops two free-throws to start out the second half for the Buffs. Nebraska adds an another bucket, but Jermyl Jackson-Wilson lands a 2-pointer to keep it close. Dominique Coleman hits a jumper, and the Buffs are only down by one. Roby then drains a 3-pointer to put the Buffs ahead by two.
The Buffs are looking good despite a few mistakes on both ends of the court. CU will have to play the entire second half without one of their best scorers, Xavier Silas. Silas was ejected after a scuffle occurred between him and Nebraska’s Ryan Anderson.
Nebraska pulls ahead of the Buffs after a quick five points. The Buffs turn the ball over after a traveling violation by Jermyl Jackson-Wilson. CU is keeping up with Nebraska despite a few costly turnovers. The Buffs’ defense looks good, but it could be better. Richard Roby gets a couple quick points, and the Buffs close in on the Cornhuskers’ lead.
After Buffs’ guard Xavier Silas and Ryan Anderson of Nebraska get ejected from the game, Jermyl Jackson-Wilson drives to the basket and has a nice lay-up for the Buffs. Nebraska adds two free-throws and the Buffs lead by only one point. Nebraska turns the ball over, and the Buffs cannot capitalize. Nebraska’s Marcus Perry lands a jumper, which puts the Cornhuskers ahead. CU’s Kal Bay gets fouled and adds two free-throws to give the Buffs a slight lead.
Richard Roby gets a steal and has a nice assist to Xavier Silas who throws down the ball with a dunk. Head Coach Ricardo Patton has to pull Silas off of a Nebraska player on the defensive end after a little scuffle, which has both players on the floor. The referees get both coaches to the floor, and Silas is ejected from the game. Silas leaves the game with seven points.
Jeremy Williams has an offensive foul called against him, and the Buffs turnover the basketball. The Buffs play good defense and force Nebraska to take an unwanted shot from behind the arc. Williams is fouled while getting a rebound and going for a lay-up. He shoots two free-throws and makes both of them. The Buffs are looking much better on defense, forcing another Nebraska turnover. Xavier Silas hit a 3-pointer, and CU pulls within one.
Richard Roby gets a 2-pointer, but Nebraska is still hot from the field and gets a quick bucket. A big 3-pointer by Nebraska’s Marcus Perry gives the Cornhuskers a six point lead. Jeremy Williams shoots a couple of free-throws, but he misses both of them.
Junior Marcus King-Stockton has a nice lay-up for the Buffs, but Nebraska answers with another 2-pointer to maintain their lead. King-Stockton drives to the basket and gets a bucket for the Buffs. The Cornhuskers answer again, but Xavier Silas gets a bucket. The Buffs are playing pretty well at the start of this game, but they could look a little better on defense.
In senior Dominique Coleman’s and Head Coach Ricardo Patton’s last game at the Coors Events Center, the Buffs look to beat arch-rival Nebraska. Nebraska has an overall record of 16-12 while the Buffs post an overall record of 6-19 on the season. Saturday marks the last regular season game for the Buffs before they play in the Big 12 Championship on Mar. 8. Junior Richard Roby drains a 3-pointer to start off the game for Buffs, but Nebraska answers with a quick five points to go ahead. Roby has a nice pass to Coleman for a lay-up, and the Buffs tie up the score. Nebraska gets a quick 3-pointer and goes ahead.