1-on-1 with Austin Dufault

Colorado’s Austin Dufault, front, gets a rebound against California’s David Kravish during the semifinals of the Pac-12 tournament in Los Angeles on March 9. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

On Monday night, I spent 20 minutes chatting over the phone with Colorado senior forward Austin Dufault. The 2008 Killdeer High School graduate and former North Dakota Mr. Basketball winner leads his team into their first NCAA tournament game since 2003 when they face UNLV at 8 p.m. Thursday at The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M.

Below is our complete interview. In bold is a brief overview of the questions I asked Austin. Make sure to check out my feature story on Dufault in Wednesday’s edition of The Dickinson Press.

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