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Colorado (8-4) and Utah (3-9) Square Off

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    Bragging rights will be on the line at Coors Events Center on Saturday as Colorado hosts Utah in a Pac 12 showdown. It all starts at 6:00 EST and you can catch it on ROOT.
    With just a few games played, this might set the tone for the conference campaign for both teams. The Buffaloes come in at 8-4 overall and this is their first Pac 12 game. Meanwhile, the Utes have a record of 3-9 and this is also their first conference game. While Colorado is 6-1 playing at home, Utah has a road record of 0-5. According to the RPI rankings, the Buffaloes are ranked #84 and the Utes are #311. Colorado has won four of its last five games.
    Colorado can find a statistical key edge in two areas. The Buffaloes boast an advantage in rebounding, 38 per game to 29 per game. Colorado also leads in scoring, 70 pts/game to 58 pts/game.StatSmack! Colorado is better than Utah

    • The Colorado blocks leader (Andre Roberson) has more blocks than the Utah blocks leader (Jason Washburn).
    • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Colorado has a stronger schedule than Utah this season (SOS Rank: #50 vs #169).
    • Colorado can actually jump, with more rebounds (38.0 per game vs 29.6 per game) than Utah this season.
    • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Colorado has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Utah (2 vs 0).
    Get more Utah StatSmack

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