Colorado extends Payne through 2027-28

Colorado Athletic Director Rick George announced the contract extension of women’s basketball coach JR Payne on Thursday.  The five-year extension comes fresh off the Buffaloes’ first Sweet 16 appearance in 21 seasons and will keep Payne under contract through the 2027-28 season.  “JR Payne has done an outstanding job with our basketball program,” George said. “I have a lot of

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Colorado Search Update…

The search to replace Linda Lappe as the head women’s basketball coach at Colorado is winding down.  I have heard that the group of finalists has been narrowed from four to two.  It sounds like the final two are: Jamie White: Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Fresno State JR Payne: Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Santa Clara

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Assibey Promoted to Assistant at Colorado

Julian Assibey has been named an assistant coach for the University of Colorado women’s basketball program, head coach Linda Lappe announced on Tuesday. Assibey spent the 2014-15 season as the team’s video coordinator, breaking down game and practice video while assisting with scouting reports and Colorado’s basketball camps. He replaces Jenni Benningfield who resigned earlier

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