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Pac-12 Tournament 2012: Colorado Buffaloes, No. 6 Seed

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.