The Colorado Buffaloes will be looking for their second straight win over one of the flagship universities of the state of Arizona on Saturday when they host the Arizona Wildcats in Boulder. Colorado is coming off of a 69-54 victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, which brought their conference record to 4-2 and put them in good position to stake out a claim at the top of the conference with a win on Saturday.
For their part, the Wildcats broke a two-game losing streak on Thursday with a 77-51 thrashing of the Utah Utes, bringing them to 4-2 in the Pac-12. The 2012 version of the Wildcats have yet to replace the star power of Derrick Williams, and instead are led by an ensemble cast highlighted by forwards Solomon Hill and Jesse Perry, who both average 11 points and seven rebounds per game. The backcourt is spearheaded by senior guard Kyle Fogg, who leads all starters in three point percentage at 44%.
Game date/time: Saturday, January 21, 2011, 4 p.m. CST
Location: Coors Events Center
TV: ROOT Sports
Radio: 850 KOA AM
Odds: Colorado favored by 1
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