Buffalo will begin a two-game road trip on Tuesday night at Northern Illinois, a stretch where five of the next seven games will be on the road. UB had won 13 straight against NIU until the Huskies claimed the last meeting, a 90-88 overtime contest in DeKalb last year.
Behind 52 combined points from seniors CJ Massinburg and Nick Perkins, the #16 University at Buffalo men’s basketball team won their 20th straight game at Alumni Arena with a 77-65 victory over Eastern Michigan. With the win, UB improves to 17-1 on the season and 5-0 in league play.
University at Buffalo men’s basketball coach Nate Oats will compete in the Infiniti “Timeout For the Win” Challenge. This year, 48 basketball coaches nationally will participate in taking a “TIMEOUT FOR THE WIN” (#TIMEOUTFTW) to defeat our collective rival – Cancer.
Buffalo will matchup with Eastern Michigan for the second time this season on Friday night as the Bulls won the first meeting 74-58 on Jan. 8 in Ypsilanti. Senior Montell McRae finished with a career-high 18 points. UB is currently in a stretch with five of the first six games against the MAC West.
The nationally-ranked University at Buffalo men's basketball team returns to Alumni Arena on Friday night for a matchup against Eastern Michigan that will air across the country on ESPNU. The Bulls are ranked #16 and are just one of two remaining undefeated team's in the Mid-American Conference.
The #16 ranked Buffalo Bulls had to overcome an early 11-point deficit on the road Tuesday night as the Bulls remained undefeated in Mid-American Conference play with an 88-79 win over Western Michigan. Senior Jeremy Harris led the Bulls with 22 points and 11 rebounds as UB improved to 16-1 on the season and 4-0 in league play.
University at Buffalo senior guard Jeremy Harris has been named the MAC East Co-Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. It is the fifth time a UB player has been honored this season.
The nationally-ranked University at Buffalo men’s basketball team outscored Miami (OH) by 20 points in the second half, defeating the RedHawks, 88-64, in front of 6,177 fans at Alumni Arena. The crowd was the ninth largest in the current arena configuration. The win was the 19th straight at home for the Bulls as they improve to 15-1 on the year and 3-0 in league play.
The Mid-American Conference announced on Friday afternoon that the University at Buffalo men’s basketball game at Bowling Green will move to Friday, Feb. 1 and it will air live at 8pm on CBS Sports Network.
Buffalo closes out a two-game homestand on Saturday afternoon as UB plays its first game against MAC East competition against Miami (OH). The Bulls are one of just four MAC teams to enter the weekend with an undefeated 2-0 record, joining Bowling Green, Central Michigan, and Northern Illinois.
Senior CJ Massinburg has been named to the midseason watch list for the Lute Olson Award, which is given to the nation’s top player, while both Massinburg and senior Nick Perkins have been named to the midseason watch list for the Lou Henson Award, which is presented to the nation’s top mid-major player.
The #19 University at Buffalo men’s basketball team scored 65 points in the second half on Tuesday night, shooting 62.2% from the field in a dominating 110-80 win over Toledo in what was a rematch of the 2018 MAC Championship game. The Bulls are now 14-1 on the year and 2-0 to begin MAC play.
For the first time in over three weeks, the Bulls will return to Alumni Arena to open a two-game homestand. First up is a rematch of the 2018 MAC Championship game as the Bulls host the Toledo Rockets. UB and Toledo combined to go 26-2 during non-conference play. This will mark the second straight year that Toledo is the first MAC opponent to play inside Alumni Arena.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team used a 12-0 first half run as they defeated Eastern Michigan 74-58 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. The UB defense held Eastern Michigan to just 33.3% shooting as the Bulls improved to 13-1 on the season. It is the best start through 14 games since Buffalo won 14 straight to open the year in 1930-31.
Buffalo opens Mid-American Conference play on Friday night at Eastern Michigan, the third straight year the Bulls have opened against the MAC West. At #20 in the country, UB becomes the highest ranked team ever to play at the Convocation Center and the first ranked program since #21/#22 UMass on Dec. 3, 2013. Both Michigan and Michigan State have played at EMU, but were unranked at the time.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team used a 24-3 first half run as the Bulls defeated their cross-town rivals Canisius on Saturday night, 87-72. It was the first time in six years that the Bulls had played a game at the Koessler Athletic Center and it was their first win at the KAC since 2010.
The Bulls will continue their four-game road trip right down the road on Saturday night as Buffalo faces Canisius in its final Big 4 and non-conference test of the year. UB had it’s 11-game winning streak snapped last Friday at Marquette, but the Bulls are still ranked in the Top 25 and looking to end 2018 and non-conference play on a high note against the Golden Griffins.
University at Buffalo senior guard CJ Massinburg has been named the MAC East Player of the Week, the Mid-American Conference announced on Monday. This is the second honor for Massinburg and the second straight week a Buffalo player has been honored.
The 20th ranked Marquette Golden Eagles shot 80% from three-point range and got 45 points from All-American candidate Markus Howard as they handed the #14 Buffalo men’s basketball team their first loss of the season, 103-85.
University at Buffalo senior guard CJ Massinburg has been named one of just 20 players nationally to the Oscar Robertson Midseason Watch List, which is awarded to the nation’s top player at the end of the season. The list was put together by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
For the first time in program history the Bulls will face a nationally-ranked opponent, while they are ranked themselves, Friday night when UB heads to #20 Marquette. The Bulls are 11-0 and one of just nine undefeated teams left in the nation as of Thursday morning. Buffalo is coming off of a 71-59 win at Syracuse on Tuesday evening, their first win over the Orange in over 55 years. Friday night is Buffalo’s second to last non-conference game and their final one before a brief Christmas break.
The #14 ranked Buffalo Bulls outscored Syracuse 39-23 in the second half on Tuesday night, allowing the Orange to shoot just 27.6% from floor as Buffalo defeated Syracuse, 71-69, in front of 18,260 people at the Carrier Dome. The victory over Syracuse was Buffalo’s first since 1963. UB remains undefeated on the season improving to 11-0.
The Bulls will head to the Carrier Dome for the second straight season on Tuesday evening when the Bulls face Syracuse. UB is ranked #14 in the nation by the Associated Press and is still undefeated at 10-0, while Syracuse is coming off a home loss to Old Dominion on Saturday afternoon, knocking the Orange from the AP poll, where they were in a three-way tie for 25th.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team remained unbeaten on Saturday afternoon as the Bulls picked up their 10th straight win with a 73-65 win over Southern Illinois. The victory clinched the season sweep of the Salukis as these two teams met in Carbondale on Nov. 12. The Bulls, who are currently ranked 14th in the country, will now take their 10-0 record to Carrier Dome on Tuesday evening.
Winners of nine straight, Buffalo looks for their 17th straight win at home, dating back to last season, when the Bulls host Southern Illinois at Alumni Arena. The 16 straight home wins by Buffalo is currently the seventh longest streak in the nation. Saturday will mark the second meeting this season between the Bulls and the Salukis with Buffalo claiming a 62-53 win in Carbondale back on Nov. 12..
For the fifth straight week, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has climbed up in the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulls checked in at a program-best 14th in the country. Following the 80-62 win at St. Bonaventure on Saturday, the Bulls also rose to 15th in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll.