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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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Jon Simon
November 24, 2018 - 7:05 pm
The UB Men’s Basketball team improved to 5-0 on Saturday afternoon with a 76-49 win over the Marist Red Foxes at Alumni Arena. The No. 22 Bulls leading scorer C.J. Massinburg made his return to the lineup after missing last Wednesday’s 110-71 win over Dartmouth. The senior guard sprained his MCL...
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Brayton Wilson
March 21, 2018 - 12:57 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) - The University at Buffalo has found their replacement for Allen Greene as director of athletics. University President Satish K. Tripathi announced Wednesday that Mark Alnutt will take over as U.B.'s athletic director effective April 11. We are so excited to have Mark join...
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March 17, 2018 - 8:08 pm
Nick Lozanovski reporting: @Nick_Lozanovski The University at Buffalo's men's basketball season ended Saturday at the hands of the Kentucky Wildcats. The Bulls fall one game short of reaching the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history after their 95-75 loss to the Wildcats at the Taco Bell...
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Ryan Gates
March 08, 2018 - 7:01 pm
The University at Buffalo has rewarded the 2018 MAC Coach of the Year with a new five-year contract. The contract will run through the 2023 season. Oats has led the Bulls to one of the most successful campaigns in program history with a 24-8 record so far this season. With 15 wins in the MAC, the...
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Brayton Wilson
March 07, 2018 - 10:32 am
It was quite the 2017-18 season for the University of Buffalo's men's basketball program. The team went 23-8 overall this season, which included a 15-3 conference record to finish as the Mid-American Conference regular season champion for the first time in school history. The Bulls will begin their...
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Ryan Gates
March 05, 2018 - 3:40 pm
The Mid-American Conference announced their all conference teams Monday afternoon and the Bulls were represented by several players. C.J. Massinburg and Nick Perkins were each named First Team All-MAC as juniors. Massinburg, in his third year with the Bulls, posted his most successful campaign in...
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February 20, 2018 - 11:48 pm
Kyle Powell reporting @DatDude_KP The U.B. Bulls Men's Basketball team suffered only their third Mid-American Conference loss of the season on Tuesday night as the RedHawks from Miami (OH) played comeback to drop the Bulls by a final score of 84-81. Buffalo's five-point edge at halftime was wiped...
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