Both teams are fighting for early positioning in the Pac 12. Furthermore, Colorado has an opportunity to improve its 1-1 record against ranked teams with this matchup against Arizona. The Buffaloes currently sport a record of 10-2 and playing their first Pac 12 game Meanwhile, the Wildcats have a record of 12-0 and this is also their first conference game. RPI ranks the Buffaloes at No. 4 and the Wildcats at No. 9. Last season, the Buffaloes went 2-1 against the Wildcats. Over the past four years, Colorado has a record of 2-2 against Arizona, including 0-1 at McKale Center. StatSmack! Colorado is better than Arizona The Colorado blocks leader (Andre Roberson) has more blocks than the Arizona blocks leader (Brandon Ashley). Boulder isn't as congested as Tucson (population is significantly lower). The Colorado basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Arizona (43% vs 20%). More violent crime happens in Tucson so be careful if you visit (when compared to Boulder -- according to the FBI). CU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTOAAndre Roberson3212122222B+Josh Scott281361111B+Askia Booker321542102BS. Dinwiddie311443113CXavier Johnson19640012CSabatino Chen23421101D+Jeremy Adams9210001D+Eli Stalzer12211001D+Xavier Talton9211001D+S. Harris-Tunks9220001D+Ben Mills5130001D+Beau Gamble3210000 Arizona PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTOB+Solomon Hill301353212B+Nick Johnson291343202BMark Lyons271323103BKevin Parrom22952101BBrandon Ashley23971012B-K. Tarczewski22661012C+Grant Jerrett17641111CJordin Mayes14411101C-Gabe York6311000C-Angelo Chol10220001D+Max Wiepking3210000D+Jacob Hazzard2000000D+Q. Crawford2000000D+Drew Mellon2000000 Originally posted by Fight CU Click here to view the article.