LINK A few choice paragraphs: Said Higgins, whose rep as Colorado's most versatile men's hoopster now might have a serious challenger: "It was like 'wow' . . . he's going to definitely help us. He walked in and the first time we played against each other, I knew definitely he was going to start." When Relphorde, a native Chicagoan, arrived in June (he took two classes to get acclimated academically), he said he sensed a collective hunger for improvement among his teammates. "That's one thing we talk about a lot . . . all the guys from last year, (say) it's just time for this program to step up," he said. "Just looking at how a lot of the athletics this year may be struggling a little bit, the ones that normally are up, we feel like this is the perfect time for CU basketball to kind of pick it up and give fans something they can come out to and watch a win and get this school back on the map - especially in basketball."