BOULDER –The University of Colorado women's basketball team triumphed over Northern Colorado, 77-69, to open the season at the CU Events Center on Tuesday.
Senior Kennedy Leonard led the Buffaloes with 30 points, one shy of her career-high. Junior Quinessa Caylao-Do did not miss from the floor until deep into the fourth quarter. She went 7-for-9 from the field, finishing with a career-high 23 points. Northern Colorado's Savannah Smith led all scorers with 32 points, hitting an opponent record eight 3-pointers.
The Buffs will face another in-state opponent Wednesday, November 14th, when Colorado State comes to the CU Events Center. Coverage of the Rocky Mountain Showdown on the hardwood will start at 6:30 p.m. with Buffs Warm-Up on 630 KHOW. Tip for the Buffs and Rams is set for 7:00 p.m.
Hear from Buffs Head Coach JR Payne and Senior Point Guard Kennedy Leonard talk with Cory and Carol after the game.