With five-star incoming freshman Cody Williams and TCU transfer Eddie Lampkin Jr. joining an already strong core, this upcoming season is expected to be fruitful for the Colorado men’s basketball program.
The Buffs are landing on various preseason top 25 rankings and if they can stay healthy, head coach Tad Boyle’s squad should make some noise in their final Pac-12 season. An NCAA Tournament run would also be welcomed ahead of Colorado’s return to the Big 12.
On Monday, CU men’s basketball announced its finalized 2023-24 nonconference schedule, which includes trips to Daytona Beach, Brooklyn and Fort Collins.
Take a deeper look at who the Buffs will be facing in nonconference play:
Nov. 6: vs. Towson
2022-23 record: 21-12 (12-6 Coastal Athletic Association)
Notable: Reached 20 wins for the second consecutive season in 2022-23
Nov. 10: vs. Grambling State
2022-23 record: 24-9 (15-3 SWAC)
Notable: Hosted and beat Colorado 83-74 last season
Nov. 14: vs. Milwaukee (home component of Sunshine Slam)
2022-23 record: 22-12 (14-6 Horizon League)
Notable: Lost to Colorado 65-54 in 2021
Nov. 20: Richmond (Sunshine Slam)
2022-23 record: 15-18 (7-11 Atlantic 10)
Notable: Won the Atlantic 10 Conference in 2021-22
If Colorado beats Richmond, the Buffs would play either Florida State or UNLV in the Sunshine Slam Beach Bracket championship game on Nov. 21.
Nov. 26: vs. Iona
2022-23 record: 27-8 (17-3 MAAC)
Notable: Won the MAAC last season before falling to UConn in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
Nov. 29: at Colorado State
2022-23 record: 15-18 (6-12 Mountain West)
Notable: 2022 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award finalist Isaiah Stevens is returning to CSU for a fifth season
Dec. 10: Miami (NABC Brooklyn Showcase)
2022-23 record: 29-8 (15-5 ACC)
Notable: Fell to eventual champion UConn in the Final Four last season
Dec. 15: vs. Northern Colorado
2022-23 record:12-20 (6-12 Big Sky)
Notable: Lost to CU 88-77 last season
Dec. 21: vs. Utah Tech
2022-23 record: 14-19 (5-13 WAC)
Notable: Lost to both Washington and Arizona last season
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