dempseypost Here are a few that were really interesting: CU star Alec Burks said he was seriously thinking of transferring after the coaching change: "I was 70-80 percent gone" But coach Tad Boyle's trip to MO to talk 2 Burks' family was key: "He calmed me down. I listened to what he had to say. And I believed him." Coach Boyle and players say the insinuation CU leaving the Big 12 makes the conference stronger is a motivating factor Boyle: "We have to play with a chip on our shoulder. We are Colorado basketball. We have everything we need here to be successful."