Oregon Vs. Colorado: Snow Grounds Ducks' Flight

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 11: Levi Knutson #24, Marcus Relphorde #5 and Cory Higgins #11 of the Colorado Buffaloes walk on the court during their semifinal game against the Kansas Jayhawks in the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 11, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon Ducks play on Saturday, but snow is forcing the Ducks to change their travel plans.

The Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon Ducks are scheduled to play at the Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colorado on Saturday, February 4th at 7 p.m. MT, but the weather is not cooperating. Oregon's Friday flight to Denver has been cancelled due to snow, and now the Ducks are unsure when they will reach Boulder, according to Tom Kensler of the Denver Post. The Ducks and Buffaloes are in a three-way tie with the California Golden Bears for second place in the Pac-12 standings, so when Buffaloes head coach Tad Boyle heard the news, he cracked a smile and responded by saying "I hope they get here at 6:45."

The snow has also created problems for Oregon State, who lost 82-60 against Colorado on Thursday night, but now are struggling to find a flight out of Colorado to make their Saturday meeting with the Utah Utes.

For more analysis, commentary and discussion on the Colorado Buffaloes, drop by the Buffs blog The Ralphie Report. And check out the SB Nation College Basketball news hub for more updates around the NCAA basketball scene.

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