(8) Colorado Buffaloes

Record: 23-11 How they got here: At-large bid Strengths: Colorado picked up wins Kansas, Georgia, Oregon, Harvard and Stanford. The Buffaloes have three players averaging at least 14 ppg -- guard Spencer Dinwiddie, forward Josh Scott and guard Askia Booker. Colorado is making its third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance and is aiming for its first Sweet 16 run since 1963. Weaknesses: Teams with aggressive defenses have rattled Colorado, with the team scoring 60 points or less during six losses. Colorado managed just 43 points against Arizona during a loss in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament.
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