Colorado men’s basketball team is excelling at the free-throw line, currently ranking fifth in the nation with a free throw percentage of .793. The Buffs' performance at the line has been a key strength, with three players ranking among the top nine free throw percentage leaders in the Pac-12. The team is on pace to achieve the second-highest free throw percentage in its history, trailing only the record set by the 2020-21 NCAA Tournament team.

By the Numbers
  • CU went 48-for-55 at the free-throw line in a recent home split against the Arizona teams
  • CU ranks second among Pac-12 teams with 518 free throw attempts
  • KJ Simpson leads the Pac-12 with a free throw percentage of .896
  • CU’s 21.6 free-throw attempts per game are the most for the program since 2016-17
State of Play
  • Arizona's Pelle Larsson won the latest Pac-12 Player of the Week award
  • Washington State guard Myles Rice was named the Freshman of the Week for the third consecutive week
  • Arizona moved up three spots to No. 5 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25
Bottom Line

The Colorado men’s basketball team is setting a torrid pace at the free-throw line, showcasing an impressive .793 free throw percentage and boasting several top performers in the Pac-12. This strength provides a crucial advantage as the Buffs approach the final Pac-12 trip through Los Angeles, aiming to capitalize on their exceptional performance.