Former University at Buffalo men’s basketball standout Jeremy Harris has signed a contract to play professional basketball overseas. Harris will suit up for Atomerőmű SE, a top division team in Hungary for the 2019-20 season.
ESPN Events has revealed the bracket for the 12th annual Charleston Classic, to be played Nov. 21, 22 & 24 at TD Arena in Charleston, SC. The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team will play UConn first in the final game of the evening on Nov. 21 at either 9 or 9:30 pm. That game will air live on ESPNU.
Head men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell has announced the addition of University of Cincinnati transfer LaQuill Hardnett to the University at Buffalo men’s basketball program. Hardnett redshirted this past season with the Bearcats.
Former Eastern Michigan strength and conditioning coach Sean Conaty has been named the Director of Sports Performance for Olympic Sports. In his current role, he will also work day to day with the men’s basketball and volleyball programs.
Former University at Buffalo women’s soccer player Carissima Cutrona and men’s basketball player Dontay Caruthers were the Bulls recipients of the MAC Medal of Excellence Award as announced during an Honors Dinner Ceremony at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel as part of the MAC Spring Meetings.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has been selected to play in the first-ever James Naismith Classic presented by Citi on Nov. 16 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada. Buffalo will face Harvard out of the Ivy League in one of the three games featured on the day.
The invites continue to roll in for the seniors of the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team as Nick Perkins will take part in the Pro Basketball Combine, joining teammates Dontay Caruthers and Jeremy Harris.
For the second straight year the University at Buffalo men’s basketball program will have representation at the Pro Basketball Combine as senior Dontay Caruthers has earned an invite, joining teammate Jeremy Harris. Wes Clark took part in the event.
The Mid-American Conference announced the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight winter sports during this 2018-19 academic season and four University at Buffalo student-athletes made the list. Women’s swimming’s Brittney Beetcher and Olivia Sapio, men’s basketball’s Dontay Caruthers and wrestling’s Derek Spann were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
Head coach Jim Whitesell has completed his coaching staff with the addition of Hunter Jenkins as assistant coach. Jenkins most recently served as assistant coach at junior college powerhouse Odessa CC.
For the second straight year, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball program will have a player take part at the Pro Basketball Combine, as senior Jeremy Harris has earned the invite. Last year, Wes Clark took part in the event.
University at Buffalo head coach Jim Whitesell has announced his first signing for the upcoming season in junior college standout David Nickelberry. A 6-7 wing out of Orlando, FL, Nickelberry played at Trinity Valley CC last season, after spending his freshman season at Memphis.
University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell has announced the addition of veteran assistant coach Angres Thorpe to the coaching staff. Thorpe brings over 20 years of coaching experience, including a previous stop on Whitesell’s staff at Lewis College.
For the first time in school history the University at Buffalo will send multiple players to the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament as rosters were announced Monday for the premier pre-daft showcase event. Seniors CJ Massinburg and Nick Perkins were selected as two of 64 seniors selected for the event.
Jim Whitesell, the University at Buffalo’s associate head coach for the last four seasons, has been named the 14th head men’s basketball coach in school history, athletic director Mark Alnutt announced on Saturday afternoon.
University at Buffalo senior guard Dontay Caruthers was one of 17 players named to the Academic All-MAC Team, the Mid-American Conference announced on Friday morning. Caruthers is UB’s first Academic All-MAC selection since the 2017 season.
Buffalo’s CJ Massinburg has been selected to the 3-Point Championship roster for the 31st annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Minneapolis’ Target Center on Thursday, April 4, Intersport announced today. Massinburg is one of eight men’s college basketball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN at 8 p.m. CT. He was invited to take part in the 3-Point Championship after being recognized as one of the nation’s finest shooters from 3-point territory.
The historic season for the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team came to end on Sunday with a 78-58 loss to third-seeded Texas Tech in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Tulsa’s BOK Center. The Bulls ended the 2018-19 campaign with a 32-4 record, the best in school history.
Sunday will mark the second straight season that Buffalo has advanced the Round of 32 when the Bulls face Texas Tech in Tulsa, OK. The winner advances to the Sweet 16. A win by UB would mark their first ever Sweet 16 appearance.
For the second straight season, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team rather easily defeated an opponent from the Pac-12 Conference in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The sixth-seeded Bulls defeated 11th-seeded Arizona State, 91-74, at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK on Friday afternoon to advance to the Round of 32.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches have announced their All-District honors led by Nate Oats, who was named the District 14 Coach of the Year for the second straight season. Both CJ Massinburg and Nick Perkins earned All-District First Team honors and Jeremy Harris earned All-District Second Team honors.
Buffalo enters the NCAA Tournament as a #6 seed in the West Region, the highest by a MAC program since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. This is the second straight year UB is in the NCAA Tournament and the fourth time in five years. Buffalo is one of just 25 teams that has made four tournaments over the last five year period.