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.
As Mid-American Conference champions, the nationally-ranked University at Buffalo men’s basketball has been placed in the West Region and will head to Tulsa, OK as the #6 seed and they will face the First Four winner of Arizona State and St. John’s on Friday at the BOK Center.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team outscored Bowling Green, 24-8, over the final eight minutes of the game to beat the Falcons, 87-73, and win their second straight Mid-American Conference Championship at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday night. The Bulls have now won four of the last five MAC Championships.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team held off a game Central Michigan squad, 85-81, in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday night. The Bulls will play for their second straight MAC title and fourth in five years tomorrow night.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team cruised to an 82-46 win over Akron in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday afternoon. The top-seeded Bulls never trailed in the 36-point victory.
The Mid-American Conference announced their top individual honors on Wednesday morning and it was a clean sweep for Buffalo as senior CJ Massinburg was named the MAC Player of the Year and Nate Oats earned his second straight MAC Coach of the Year honor.
Seniors Nick Perkins and Dontay Caruthers were both honored by the Mid-American Conference on Tuesday afternoon as Perkins earned his third straight MAC Sixth Man of the Year award, while Caruthers was named the MAC’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second time in three years.