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Colorado Buffaloes

Location: Boulder, Colorado ▪ Colors: Silver, Black & Gold
Record: 111 Years, 1220-1139, .517 W-L%

Conferences: Pac-12, Big 12, Big 8, Big 7, MSAC and Ind
Conference Champion: 19 Times (Reg. Seas.), 1 Time (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 13 Years (10-15), 2 Final Fours, 0 Championships

Ranked in AP Poll: 1 Time (Preseason), 5 Times (Final), 39 Weeks (Total)

Seasons where the school was classified as a major school (i.e., Division I or equivalent).
Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

111 Seasons

SRS back to 1979-80
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
1 2013-14 Pac-12 23 12 .657 10.80 8.80 70.2 68.2 15 Lost Second Round Tad Boyle (23-12)
2 2012-13 Pac-12 21 12 .636 11.95 7.95 67.6 63.6 19 Lost Second Round Tad Boyle (21-12)
3 2011-12T Pac-12 24 12 .667 7.91 5.73 67.5 63.0 Lost Third Round Tad Boyle (24-12)
4 2010-11  Big 12 24 14 .632 11.45 5.61 79.6 73.3 Tad Boyle (24-14)
5 2009-10  Big 12 15 16 .484 7.01 7.70 74.6 74.2 Jeff Bzdelik (15-16)
6 2008-09  Big 12 9 22 .290 -0.06 5.04 62.9 67.5 Jeff Bzdelik (9-22)
7 2007-08  Big 12 12 20 .375 4.05 6.76 62.4 64.4 Jeff Bzdelik (12-20)
8 2006-07  Big 12 7 20 .259 -4.14 7.33 69.1 80.1 Ricardo Patton (7-20)
9 2005-06  Big 12 20 10 .667 11.17 4.57 76.8 70.2 Ricardo Patton (20-10)
10 2004-05  Big 12 14 16 .467 4.91 8.50 71.6 73.9 Ricardo Patton (14-16)
11 2003-04  Big 12 18 11 .621 9.68 7.18 74.2 70.7 Ricardo Patton (18-11)
12 2002-03 Big 12 20 12 .625 12.82 8.01 75.2 70.3 Lost First Round Ricardo Patton (20-12)
13 2001-02  Big 12 15 14 .517 6.16 4.99 79.7 77.9 Ricardo Patton (15-14)
14 2000-01  Big 12 15 15 .500 11.10 5.65 80.6 75.0 Ricardo Patton (15-15)
15 1999-00  Big 12 18 14 .563 8.58 6.33 75.2 71.8 Ricardo Patton (18-14)
16 1998-99  Big 12 18 15 .545 7.15 4.86 73.1 68.4 Ricardo Patton (18-15)
17 1997-98  Big 12 13 14 .481 2.13 4.44 71.4 73.0 Ricardo Patton (13-14)
18 1996-97 Big 12 22 10 .688 9.74 6.24 15 24 Lost Second Round Ricardo Patton (22-10)
19 1995-96  Big 8 9 18 .333 1.31 6.60 Joe Harrington (5-9)
Ricardo Patton (4-9)
20 1994-95  Big 8 15 13 .536 8.51 7.44 Joe Harrington (15-13)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1993-94  Big 8 10 17 .370 0.03 5.29 Joe Harrington (10-17)
22 1992-93  Big 8 10 17 .370 6.48 7.62 Joe Harrington (10-17)
23 1991-92  Big 8 13 15 .464 8.69 10.19 Joe Harrington (13-15)
24 1990-91  Big 8 19 14 .576 12.89 10.01 Joe Harrington (19-14)
25 1989-90  Big 8 12 18 .400 6.14 9.52 Tom Miller (12-18)
26 1988-89  Big 8 7 21 .250 2.96 10.46 Tom Miller (7-21)
27 1987-88  Big 8 7 21 .250 -0.63 11.58 Tom Miller (7-21)
28 1986-87  Big 8 9 19 .321 1.36 6.89 Tom Miller (9-19)
29 1985-86  Big 8 8 20 .286 -0.12 9.27 Tom Apke (8-20)
30 1984-85  Big 8 11 17 .393 -1.68 5.28 Tom Apke (11-17)
31 1983-84  Big 8 16 13 .552 5.34 6.71 Tom Apke (16-13)
32 1982-83  Big 8 13 15 .464 1.65 6.06 Tom Apke (13-15)
33 1981-82  Big 8 11 16 .407 3.51 9.05 Tom Apke (11-16)
34 1980-81  Big 8 16 12 .571 7.84 6.28 Bill Blair (16-12)
35 1979-80  Big 8 17 10 .630 0.08 3.13 Bill Blair (17-10)
36 1978-79  Big 8 14 13 .519 Bill Blair (14-13)
37 1977-78  Big 8 9 18 .333 Bill Blair (9-18)
38 1976-77  Big 8 11 16 .407 Bill Blair (11-16)
39 1975-76  Big 8 7 19 .269 Sox Walseth (7-19)
40 1974-75  Big 8 7 19 .269 Sox Walseth (7-19)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1973-74  Big 8 9 17 .346 Sox Walseth (9-17)
42 1972-73  Big 8 13 13 .500 Sox Walseth (13-13)
43 1971-72  Big 8 7 19 .269 Sox Walseth (7-19)
44 1970-71  Big 8 14 12 .538 Sox Walseth (14-12)
45 1969-70  Big 8 14 12 .538 10 10 Sox Walseth (14-12)
46 1968-69R Big 8 21 7 .750 14 18 Lost Regional Semifinal Sox Walseth (21-7)
47 1967-68  Big 8 9 16 .360 Sox Walseth (9-16)
48 1966-67  Big 8 17 8 .680 Sox Walseth (17-8)
49 1965-66  Big 8 12 13 .480 Sox Walseth (12-13)
50 1964-65  Big 8 13 12 .520 Sox Walseth (13-12)
51 1963-64  Big 8 15 10 .600 Sox Walseth (15-10)
52 1962-63R Big 8 19 7 .731 6 10 Lost Regional Final Sox Walseth (19-7)
53 1961-62R Big 8 19 7 .731 9 9 Lost Regional Final Sox Walseth (19-7)
54 1960-61  Big 8 15 10 .600 15 Sox Walseth (15-10)
55 1959-60  Big 8 13 11 .542 Sox Walseth (13-11)
56 1958-59  Big 8 14 10 .583 Sox Walseth (14-10)
57 1957-58  Big 8 8 15 .348 Sox Walseth (8-15)
58 1956-57  Big 7 14 9 .609 Sox Walseth (14-9)
59 1955-56  Big 7 11 10 .524 Bebe Lee (11-10)
60 1954-55RF Big 7 19 6 .760 15 15 Lost National Semifinal Bebe Lee (19-6)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
61 1953-54R Big 7 11 11 .500 Lost Regional Semifinal Bebe Lee (11-11)
62 1952-53  Big 7 10 11 .476 18 Bebe Lee (10-11)
63 1951-52  Big 7 8 16 .333 Bebe Lee (8-16)
64 1950-51  Big 7 4 20 .167 Bebe Lee (4-20)
65 1949-50  Big 7 14 8 .636 Frosty Cox (14-8)
66 1948-49  Big 7 6 12 .333 47.6 47.9 Frosty Cox (6-12)
67 1947-48  Big 7 7 14 .333 Frosty Cox (7-14)
68 1946-47  MSAC 7 11 .389 Frosty Cox (7-11)
69 1945-46 MSAC 12 6 .667 Lost Regional Semifinal Frosty Cox (12-6)
70 1944-45  MSAC 13 3 .813 Frosty Cox (13-3)
71 1941-42RF MSAC 16 2 .889 Lost Regional Final Frosty Cox (16-2)
72 1940-41  MSAC 10 6 .625 Frosty Cox (10-6)
73 1939-40R MSAC 17 4 .810 Lost Regional Semifinal Frosty Cox (17-4)
74 1938-39 R MSAC 14 4 .778 Frosty Cox (14-4)
75 1937-38  MSAC 15 6 .714 Frosty Cox (15-6)
76 1936-37  MSAC 10 5 .667 Frosty Cox (10-5)
77 1935-36  MSAC 6 8 .429 Frosty Cox (6-8)
78 1934-35  MSAC 3 9 .250 Dutch Clark (3-9)
79 1933-34  MSAC 9 8 .529 Hank Iba (9-8)
80 1932-33  MSAC 8 8 .500 Howard Beresford (8-8)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
81 1931-32  MSAC 10 7 .588 Howard Beresford (10-7)
82 1930-31  MSAC 8 7 .533 Howard Beresford (8-7)
83 1929-30  MSAC 11 6 .647 Howard Beresford (11-6)
84 1928-29  MSAC 10 2 .833 Howard Beresford (10-2)
85 1927-28  MSAC 5 7 .417 Howard Beresford (5-7)
86 1926-27  MSAC 7 5 .583 Howard Beresford (7-5)
87 1925-26  MSAC 8 5 .615 Howard Beresford (8-5)
88 1924-25  MSAC 9 4 .692 Howard Beresford (9-4)
89 1923-24  MSAC 4 7 .364 Joe Mills (4-7)
90 1922-23  MSAC 1 7 .125 Joe Mills (1-7)
91 1921-22  MSAC 3 5 .375 Joe Mills (3-5)
92 1920-21  MSAC 8 0 1.000 Joe Mills (8-0)
93 1919-20  MSAC 6 4 .600 Joe Mills (6-4)
94 1918-19  MSAC 8 1 .889 Joe Mills (8-1)
95 1917-18  MSAC 9 2 .818 Melbourne Evans (9-2)
96 1916-17  MSAC 6 2 .750 Jimmy Ashmore (6-2)
97 1915-16  MSAC 6 2 .750 Jimmy Ashmore (6-2)
98 1914-15  MSAC 4 6 .400 Jimmy Ashmore (4-6)
99 1913-14  MSAC 5 3 .625 John McFadden (5-3)
100 1912-13  MSAC 7 4 .636 John McFadden (7-4)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
101 1911-12  MSAC 5 2 .714 Frank Castleman (5-2)
102 1910-11  MSAC 4 2 .667 Frank Castleman (4-2)
103 1909-10  Ind 7 5 .583 Frank Castleman (7-5)
104 1908-09  Ind 4 3 .571 Frank Castleman (4-3)
105 1907-08  Ind 6 6 .500 Frank Castleman (6-6)
106 1906-07  Ind 6 4 .600 Frank Castleman (6-4)
107 1905-06  Ind 6 5 .545 No coach
108 1904-05  Ind 3 2 .600 No coach
109 1903-04  Ind 4 3 .571 No coach
110 1902-03  Ind 2 4 .333 No coach
111 1901-02  Ind 3 1 .750 No coach