The 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament begins on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and runs through the championship game on Sunday afternoon on CBS. Here is a look at the Colorado Buffaloes, who had a good first year in the conference.
Team: Colorado Buffaloes
Head Coach: Tad Boyle, second season at Colorado
2011-2012 Record: 19-11, 11-7 in conference
RPI Rank: 81
Tournament Seed: 6
First Round Opponent: No. 11 seed Utah Utes
Season vs. Opponent: The Buffaloes blasted the Utes 73-33 at home on December 31, then beat them on the road 55-48 on February 18.
Up Next If They Win: No. 3 seed Oregon Ducks
Leading Scorer: Carlon Brown, 12.2 points per game, one of four Buffaloes averaging in double figures this season.
Leading Rebounder: Andre Roberson, who led the Pac-12 with 11.2 rebounds per game.
2011 Pac-10 Tournament Finish: N/A; the Buffaloes just joined the conference this season.
Click here for full Pac-12 Tournament bracket and schedule information. For more news and notes on Colorado basketball, be sure to read The Ralphie Report.