NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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Jon Simon
March 23, 2019 - 2:36 am
The first round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament came to a close on Friday with 16 more teams advancing to the Round of 32. The hometown Buffalo Bulls got a huge win over their former head coach. A pair of 12-seeds and a 13-seed advanced with upset victories. All three one-seeds that were in...
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Howard Simon
March 22, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Handling the pressure of being a six-seed and a favorite in their NCAA first round matchup with Arizona State was no problem at all for the University at Buffalo. The Bulls were trailing the 11th-seeded Sun Devils 14-10 with 12:46 left in the first half when they put their game into high gear. A 21...
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Jon Simon
March 22, 2019 - 2:28 am
The first day of March Madness lived up to its name on Thursday afternoon as the NCAA Tournament officially began with an action-packed 16-game slate. We saw a number of double-digit seeds advance, a few top-seeded teams get put on upset alert, and a few drubbings as well. There was also triple-...
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Jon Simon
March 21, 2019 - 3:37 pm
The six-seed University at Buffalo Bulls were the last team in the 2019 NCAA Tournament to discover who their first-round opponent would be. Late Wednesday night, the 11-seed Arizona State Sun Devils defeated fellow 11-seed St. John’s in the final First Four play-in game to earn the opportunity to...
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Jon Simon
March 21, 2019 - 3:17 am
The final two First Four teams advanced in the NCAA Tournament on Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio. The 11-seed Arizona State Sun Devils and the 16-seed North Dakota State Bison both kept their respective seasons alive with close victories. The Bison defeated fellow 16-seed North Carolina Central in...
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Jon Simon
March 21, 2019 - 2:36 am
There may not be a bigger March Madness tradition in America than filling out a bracket. Every year, millions of people make their predictions, and in most cases, they compete against friends, family, co-workers, etc. A handful of WGR staff members decided to partake in the annual festivities...
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Jon Simon
March 20, 2019 - 8:42 am
The 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson Knights and 11-seed Belmont Bruins punched their respective tickets to the Round of 64 in the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night. The Knights trailed 16-seed Prairie View A&M by seven points at halftime, but out-scored the Panthers 48-35 in...
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Jon Simon
March 18, 2019 - 4:39 pm
The 2019 NCAA Division-I Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off on Tuesday night in Dayton, Ohio with a pair of first four matchups. The other two First Four contests will be played in Dayton on Wednesday night; all four games can be heard on ESPN 1520 and will be on truTV. Tuesday night’s double-...
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Brian Koziol
March 17, 2019 - 10:16 pm
Here are some of my initial thoughts on the University at Buffalo's men's basketball team before their first round game on Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I could argue that the Bulls should have been given a five-seed, based upon the historical reference to their season. They won 31 games, the most...
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Kyle Powell
March 17, 2019 - 7:10 pm
The University at Buffalo men's basketball team (31-3, 16-2 MAC) is officially a six-seed in the West Region of the upcoming NCAA Tournament. They are scheduled to play on Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma against the winner of Arizona State and St. John's. The Bulls are heading to Tulsa, OK as the #6 seed...
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