Team preview: Colorado

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 5, 2003, 8:09 PM ET
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With four starters back from a NCAA Tournament team, excitement is building in Boulder.

The Buffaloes, who made their first NCAA appearance since 1997 before bowing out to eventual Elite Eight team Michigan State, are good enough to make consecutive Big Dance appearances for the first time in coach Ricardo Patton's nine-year tenure.