In their last outing, behind 27 points and 9 rebounds from C.J Wilcox, the Huskies defeated Stanford 65-60 on January 12th. He leads the team with 19.0 points per game. For the Buffaloes, Josh Scott finished with 18 points and 9 rebounds in the 78-75 loss to UCLA on January 12th. He contributes 6.1 rebounds per game in addition to his 13.4 points per game. A key area of strength for Colorado is free throw rate at 45.9, which ranks 1st in their conference (and 9th nationally).
- The Washington assist leader (Abdul Gaddy) has more assists than the Colorado assist leader (Spencer Dinwiddie).
- Washington has a much better Kiplinger In-State Ranking than Colorado (#10 vs #85).
- Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Washington has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Colorado (9 vs 3).
- We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Washington has had more players drafted by the NBA than Colorado (9 vs 2).
- Washington is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Washington is 77.9 inches compared to 76.6 inches for Colorado.
- Washington takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Colorado (6 vs 2).
- AP voters think more highly of Washington and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Colorado (79 vs 2).
- Abdul Gaddy is ranked 5th in the Pac 12 in assists.
- Washington has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (58% vs 84%).
- Washington has a much better Kiplinger Out-of-State Ranking than Colorado (#20 vs #97).
- We just win. Washington has more wins over the last 5 years than Colorado (124 vs 94).