Nate Oats

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Howard Simon
March 18, 2019 - 3:13 pm
It used to be the goal for a Big-Four basketball program was to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament. That is no longer the case for the University at Buffalo, which is why the pressure will be on the Bulls come Friday afternoon in Tulsa. However, this is a good thing because it means the standard...
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Kyle Powell
March 14, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Just hours after the University at Buffalo's men's basketball team cruised past the Akron Zips in the MAC Quarterfinals on Thursday, the Bulls and head coach Nate Oats inked a five-year contract extension that will keep the two-time reigning MAC Coach of the Year in Buffalo until 2024. BREAKING...
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Brayton Wilson
March 13, 2019 - 10:21 am
The University at Buffalo's men's basketball program finished the 2018-19 season with one of the best years in school history, but the journey has not ended just yet. The Bulls went 28-3 in the regular season, setting a school record for most wins in a season, and went on to win the MAC regular...
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Jon Simon
February 26, 2019 - 10:43 pm
The 21st-ranked University at Buffalo men’s basketball team (25-3, 13-2) capped off a three-game homestand with a tough 77-64 win over Akron (15-13, 7-8) on Tuesday night at Alumni Arena. With the victory, UB has now won 25-straight games at home dating back to last season, which is the second-...
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Jon Simon
February 23, 2019 - 12:22 am
A record-breaking 6,688 fans were packed into Alumni Arena on Friday night to watch the 25th-ranked University at Buffalo men’s basketball team (24-3, 12-2) take on Kent State (19-8, 8-6). The final score wasn’t as eye-popping as Tuesday’s 114-67 win over Ohio, but the Bulls had another strong...
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Jon Simon
February 19, 2019 - 10:12 pm
Just a day after finding out they still held a spot in the AP Top-25 poll, the 25th-ranked University at Buffalo men’s basketball team (23-3, 11-2) cruised passed the Ohio Bobcats (11-14, 3-10) with a 114-67 victory on Tuesday night at Alumni Arena. The 114 points are the most UB has ever scored...
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Jon Simon
January 30, 2019 - 5:07 pm
University at Buffalo men's basketball head coach Nate Oats has made a name for himself in Western New York over the last few years. With the Bulls currently sitting at No. 18 in the AP poll, he's starting to become a nationally recognized coach as well. Oats is now not only competitng against...
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Howard Simon
January 10, 2019 - 4:03 pm
Impressive or wow. Either one works to describe the first two conference games of the season for the University at Buffalo basketball team. The Bulls rolled into the Mid-American Conference portion of their schedule with a 12-1 record and a spot in the Associated Press Top-25 poll. Then they...
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Jon Simon
December 19, 2018 - 12:12 am
The 14th-ranked UB men’s basketball team fought their way to a 71-59 win over the Syracuse Orange on Tuesday inside the famous Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. The Bulls made a quite a statement with the victory; not only did the Bulls improve to 11-0 and avenge their loss last year to the...
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Jon Simon
December 15, 2018 - 7:41 pm
The 14th-ranked UB Bulls improved to 10-0 on Saturday afternoon with a 73-65 win over Southern Illinois at Alumni Arena. This was the second matchup between UB and the Salukis this season; the Bulls defeated SIU 62-53 in Carbondale, Illinois on November 12th. The first half of the game came down to...
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