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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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Jon Simon
March 17, 2019 - 12:11 am
The 18th-ranked University at Buffalo men’s basketball team (31-3, 16-2) took home their second-consecutive Mid-American Conference Tournament championship on Saturday night, defeating Bowling Green (22-12, 12-6) 87-73 in the tournament final at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The victory...
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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
January 18, 2019 - 11:44 pm
The 16th-ranked UB men’s basketball team improved to 17-1 overall and 5-0 in the Mid-American Conference on Friday night with a 77-65 win over Eastern Michigan (8-10, 2-3) at Alumni Arena. The victory over the Eagles was the Bulls’ second this season; they defeated EMU 74-58 in Ypsilanti, Michigan...
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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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March 16, 2018 - 12:15 am
Nick Lozanovski reporting: @nick_lozanovski It is only the first day of the NCAA Tournament, but it may already be the upset of the tournament. The 13th seeded University at Buffalo men's basketball team has stunned the nation, dominating the fourth-seeded Arizona Wildcats on Thursday in Boise,...
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Howard Simon
March 11, 2018 - 10:59 am
Welcome to the golden era of University at Buffalo basketball, and one of the best stretches ever for any Western New York Division I basketball program. We shouldn’t be surprised with U.B.’s MAC Tournament championship. After all, they were the best team in the league. But we should be impressed...
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