Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez says he sees a Colorado team on the verge of breaking through with a victory.
His No. 21 Wildcats (6-2, 3-2 Pac-12) are out to make sure the Buffaloes (2-7, 0-6 Pac-12) put that breakthrough off until after the teams meet Saturday night.
In the Buffs' current five-game losing streak, two of the losses (to California and UCLA) came in double overtime and one was by five points (to Oregon State). Last week against Washington, Colorado was leading until three late third-quarter turnovers.
Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre talks about how much closer the Buffaloes have played teams this year than last, and about the work ethic and attitude of his players, even as the losses mount.