BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado men's basketball will welcome its former Big 12 rival Kansas back to Boulder during the 2021-2022 season, the school announced on Monday.
CU released its non-conference schedule and a visit from the Jayhawks on Dec. 21 highlights the slate.
Kansas last came to the CU Events Center in December of 2013 as the No. 6 ranked team in the country. The Buffs beat future NBA stars Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embid behind a buzzer-beater from Askia Booker, 75-72. Fans stormed the court after the win and chaos ensued.
Colorado will hope for a similar atmosphere this winter, as the school also announced on Monday morning a return to full capacity at events this year.
The other highlights of the schedule include a visit from Tennessee on Dec. 4 and NCAA Tournament team Eastern Washington on Dec. 8.
The times and television schedule will be released later this summer, along with CU's full Pac-12 schedule.
The non-conference schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, Nov. 9 MONTANA STATE BOULDER
Saturday, Nov. 13 NEW MEXICO BOULDER
Monday, Nov. 15 MAINE BOULDER
Friday, Nov. 19 Southern Illinois St. Thomas, U.S. VI
Nov. 20 or 21 Duquesne/Northeastern St. Thomas, U.S. VI
Monday, Nov. 22 TBA St. Thomas, U.S. VI
Sunday, Nov. 28 *STANFORD BOULDER
Wednesday, Dec. 1 *at UCLA Los Angeles, Calif.
Saturday, Dec. 4 TENNESSEE BOULDER
Wednesday, Dec. 8 EASTERN WASHINGTON BOULDER
Friday, Dec. 10 MILWAUKEE BOULDER
Saturday, Dec. 18 CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD BOULDER
Tuesday, Dec. 21 KANSAS BOULDER
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