Big 12 Basketball Recap: San Francisco Dons Down Colorado, Somewhere Chris Webber's Smiling

Hello Chris Webber. After the University of San Francisco's Rashad Green hit a game-tying, driving lay-up with 1.7 second left in overtime, the Colorado Buffaloes called a timeout. Problem was that they didn't have any. The Dons Michael Williams calmly stepped up to the free throw line and sank the two technical free throws, giving USF an 83-81 overtime win at War Memorial Arena in San Fran.

The Colorado Buffaloes (1-2) were supposed to be a two-headed scoring machine this season. Alec Burks and Cory Higgins were tabbed to carry the Buffs on their shoulders. Points haven't been an issue for the duo, but Higgins has been ice cold shooting so far this season.

Higgins ended up leading the Buffs in scoring, registering 29 points, but did so on just 8-23 shooting after starting the game 1-9 from the field. Burks ended the game with 28 points.

This is an unacceptable loss for a Colorado team with high preseason expectations. If you are trying to compete in a rough Big 12, with the goal of trying to impress the NCAA tournament committee into offering an at-large bid, you simply cannot lose to the San Francisco Dons. No offense intended to the Dons, but if you are going to lose to a team from the WCC, they better have Gonzaga scribbled across their chests.

Angelo Caloiaro led the Dons in scoring with 26 points.

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