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1996-97 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results

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Overall: 22-10, .688 W-L% (52nd of 305)
Conference: 11-5, 2nd in Big 12 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ricardo Patton (22-10)

PS/G: 73.1 (90th of 305) ▪ PA/G: 69.6 (142nd of 305)
SRS: 9.74 (57th of 305) ▪ SOS: 6.24 (66th of 305)

NCAA Tournament: (#9 seed in East)
Won East First Round (80-62) versus #8 Indiana
Lost East Second Round (73-56) versus #1 North Carolina

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
                    18 18 15 15 21 19 18 24

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sun, Nov 24, 1996 REG Drake MVC W 82 80 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Nov 29, 1996 REG N Auburn SEC W 78 72 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 REG N Virginia Tech A-10 W 63 56 3 0 W 3
4 Sun, Dec 1, 1996 REG N Louisville CUSA L 82 92 3 1 L 1
5 Thu, Dec 5, 1996 REG Texas-Arlington Southland W 81 52 4 1 W 1
6 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 REG @ George Mason CAA L 81 85 4 2 L 1
7 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 REG @ Wyoming WAC W 84 68 5 2 W 1
8 Thu, Dec 12, 1996 REG Colorado State WAC W 76 69 6 2 W 2
9 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 REG California-Santa Barbara Big West W 76 55 7 2 W 3
10 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 REG @ Georgia SEC L 52 62 7 3 L 1
11 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 REG @ Missouri-Kansas City Mid-Cont W 82 61 8 3 W 1
12 Mon, Dec 30, 1996 REG Northwestern State Southland W 82 70 9 3 W 2
13 Sat, Jan 4, 1997 REG Nebraska Big 12 W 79 73 10 3 W 3
14 Tue, Jan 7, 1997 REG Missouri Big 12 W 87 78 11 3 W 4
15 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 REG @ Texas Tech Big 12 W 80 78 12 3 W 5
16 Wed, Jan 15, 1997 REG Oklahoma State Big 12 W 78 74 13 3 W 6
17 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 REG Iowa State Big 12 W 70 45 14 3 W 7
18 Tue, Jan 21, 1997 REG @ Baylor Big 12 W 74 70 15 3 W 8
19 Sun, Jan 26, 1997 REG Kansas Big 12 L 68 77 15 4 L 1
20 Wed, Jan 29, 1997 REG @ Kansas State Big 12 W 69 60 16 4 W 1
21 Wed, Feb 5, 1997 REG @ Nebraska Big 12 L 69 77 16 5 L 1
22 Sat, Feb 8, 1997 REG Texas A&M Big 12 W 77 64 17 5 W 1
23 Wed, Feb 12, 1997 REG @ Oklahoma Big 12 L 66 91 17 6 L 1
24 Sat, Feb 15, 1997 REG @ Kansas Big 12 L 74 114 17 7 L 2
25 Wed, Feb 19, 1997 REG Kansas State Big 12 W 67 57 18 7 W 1
26 Sat, Feb 22, 1997 REG Missouri Big 12 W 84 75 19 7 W 2
27 Mon, Feb 24, 1997 REG Wofford Ind W 65 58 20 7 W 3
28 Wed, Feb 26, 1997 REG @ Iowa State Big 12 L 54 65 20 8 L 1
29 Sat, Mar 1, 1997 REG Texas Big 12 W 83 60 21 8 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 CTOURN N Oklahoma Big 12 L 41 55 21 9 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
31 Thu, Mar 13, 1997 NCAA N Indiana Big Ten W 80 62 22 9 W 1
32 Sat, Mar 15, 1997 NCAA N North Carolina ACC L 56 73 22 10 L 1