A year after the awkwardness of Tad Boyle's squad sitting in his house waiting for an NCAA bid that never came (say, anyone going to eat all these jalapeno poppers? I'll just take them home) the Buffs made sure there would be no such drama this year.
They weathered four full games in less than 70 hours, a putrid stretch of offense in the title game, and rode a stellar 14 seconds of defense (and crazy support from the C-Unit CU student section ) to capture the Pac 12 crown. Let's take Kobe's jersey while were here and grab some In-And-Out Burgers before we leave this piece, bitches.
As we said over on Twitter: New conference, new trophy.
Now we await where the Buffs will be seeded and if they will square off versus a traditional hoops school, a mid major, or in a weird convergence, Peyton Manning.
In the meantime there's the little matter of the SG Brackets Challenge '12. The fifth edition of the contest sees us going all soft. No Mummys, no Count Chocula, no Hulk Hogan, nary a cape in the house. The loser between Commish CH and five time Slushy Gutter Winner TW will have to do absolutely nothing except bear the shame.
The winner of the Bracket Challenge gets the honor of being hailed and referred to as the Ultimate Hoops God here on the SG for one full year. Sign up is easy, Yahoo ID is all that is needed, invite anyone and everyone, hoops knowledge not required and in fact is shunned.
YAHOO SLUSHY GUTTER BRACKETS 2011
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