UB Men's Basketball

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Jon Simon
April 08, 2019 - 3:38 pm
University at Buffalo Athletic Director Mark Alnutt officially introduced Jim Whitesell as the Bulls’ new men’s basketball head coach on Monday morning. The news broke on Saturday morning that Whitesell would become the 14th head coach in program history, replacing Nate Oats, who left for the...
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Jon Simon
March 27, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Just a few days after their historic 32-4 season came to a close with a loss to Texas Tech in the NCAA Tournament, the University at Buffalo men's basketball team suffered another loss. Bulls head coach Nate Oats has officially been hired by the University of Alabama to be the next head coach of...
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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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Derek Kramer
March 16, 2019 - 7:56 am
Cleveland continues to treat the University at Buffalo Bulls very well as of late. Both the men's and women's basketball teams advanced to the Mid-Atlantic Conference Tournament finals on Friday, with both teams beating Central Michigan to move on. The men's team (30-3), 18th-ranked in the nation,...
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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 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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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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