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Colorado would not have had the success that they have experienced over the last two years without Andre Roberson (ESPN.com) doing his thing.
The 6'7" 210-pound forward has led the Buffs in rebounding in both of his first two seasons: 7.8 rpg as a freshman and 11.1 rpg as a sophomore, shattering Burdette Haldorson's 57-year-old single-season rebounding record at CU with 401 boards (dalilycamera.com).
Roberson ranked second in the nation—trailing only Kansas' Thomas Robinson, a consensus All-America selection—in defensive rebounding percentage (29.6, as calculated by Ken Pomeroy, kenpom.com), and fifth in the nation in rebounds per game average.
This past season, he also led the team in scoring (11.6 ppg).
When Roberson goes for at least 10 points and 10 rebounds, it's good news for Colorado. In his 25 double-doubles, CU is 20-5.
If Roberson leads the Buffs to the NCAA Tournament again this year, it will be the first time that CU has gone in consecutive seasons since 1962-63.