Former University at Buffalo men’s basketball standout and Mid-American Conference Tournament MVP Wes Clark will continue his playing career in Italy as he has joined Happy Casa Brindisi based out of Brindisi, Apulia. It plays in the first division of the Lega Basket Series.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has another challenging slate in front of them as UB, in conjunction with the Mid-American Conference, announced their 2018-19 schedule on Wednesday morning.
Head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats has announced the addition of transfers Antwain Johnson and Gabe Grant, who have both signed their scholarship agreements to join the Bulls. Both players will sit out the 2018-19 season due to NCAA transfer rules and will have one year of eligibility for 2019-20.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team will return to the Carrier Dome for the second straight year as the Bulls will face Syracuse in a non-conference showdown on Dec. 18. After having not played since 2001, the two teams met last season in a game that Syracuse won late, 81-74.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has been selected to participate in the second annual Belfast Classic in Northern Ireland, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon by the Sport Changes Life Foundation. The event runs from November 29 through December 1 and will be broadcasted nationally across the United States.
University at Buffalo men’s basketball senior Wes Clark has been invited to attend the Professional Basketball Combine presented by HFactor. This is a secondary draft combine designed to give players an opportunity to showcase their talents in hopes of being selected to play professional basketball. Each player who attends has the opportunity to participate in private workouts and scrimmages, do combine testing, and interview for NBA GMs, NBA scouts, G-League personnel and overseas opportunities in what could be a life changing experience.
Head coach Nate Oats has announced the signing of Tra’Von Fagan for the upcoming 2018-19 season. A native of Waterloo, IA, Fagan played last season at Florida Southwestern State College and he will have three years of eligibility left starting next season.
While the current University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has just wrapped up their most successful season in school history, the future continues to look bright for the Bulls as two of their highly-touted signings for next season have made noise throughout their respective 2017-18 seasons.
BUFFALO, NY – Following the most successful season in UB Basketball history, the men's and women's teams will be honored in a postseason celebration on Friday, April 13 at 5:30 pm at Alumni Arena. The event will be emceed by Paul Peck and will include members of the University and the Athletics community. The general public is invited to attend this free event and is encouraged to wear their blue and white.
University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats continued to receive honors on Friday for UB’s record-breaking season as he was named a finalist for both the Skip Prosser Award and the Hugh Durham Award.
University at Buffalo men’s basketball junior CJ Massinburg has been named to the Lou Henson All-America Team, it was announced late Wednesday. The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the nation's top Division I mid-major player.
University at Buffalo’s Wes Clark has been selected to participate in the inaugural Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship. This ground-breaking new event will pit 32 four-man teams consisting of players from every Division I college basketball conference against each other in a three day, 3-on-3 tournament.
The magical season of the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team came to an end on Saturday as the Bulls lost to 5th-seeded Kentucky, 95-75, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Two days after rolling up 89 points in an upset of 4th-seed Arizona, the Bulls struggled at the offensive end against the length and athleticism of Kentucky.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team earned its first-ever NCAA Tournament win in emphatic fashion by beating fourth-seeded Arizona, 89-68, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Taco Bell Arena on Thursday night. The Bulls outscored the Wildcats, 40-20, over the final 16 minutes of the game to earn the victory.
Buffalo opens up NCAA Tournament action on Thursday evening as the 13th-seeded Bulls will face #4 Arizona in Boise, ID. This is Buffalo’s third trip to the NCAA Tournament in the last four years as the Bulls are still looking to claim their first ever win in the Big Dance.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team placed three members on the NABC All-District squad as junior Nick Perkins was named to the First Team and Jeremy Harris and CJ Massinburg were named to the Second Team.
As Mid-American Conference Champions, the University at Buffalo men's basketball team will head to Boise, ID as the #13 seed and will face #4 Arizona in the NCAA First Round. The game will take place on Thursday, March 17 with tip time and channel information still to be decided.
For the third time in the last four years the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team was crowned Mid-American Conference Champions following a 76-66 win over Toledo in the title game at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday night. The Bulls became the first team since Kent State nearly 20 years ago to win three MAC titles over a four-year span.
The top-seeded University at Buffalo men’s basketball team defeated fifth-seeded Kent State, 78-61, in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament on Friday night. The Bulls will play the winner of Toledo and Eastern Michigan tomorrow night for a chance to win their third MAC title in the last four years.
The University at Buffalo and men’s basketball coach Nate Oats have agreed to a new five-year contract, Interim Director of Athletics Kathy Twist announced today. The contract runs through the 2023 season.
Jeremy Harris scored a career-high 27 points and added 10 rebounds to help the top-seeded University at Buffalo men’s basketball team hold off a pesky eighth-seeded Central Michigan squad, 89-74, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday afternoon. It was the Bulls’ school-record 24th win and they will next play the winner of Ball State/Kent State in the semifinals on Friday night.
The Bulls open the 2018 MAC Tournament on Thursday afternoon as the top seed for the first time in school history. UB will face #8 Central Michigan, who advanced to Cleveland following an overtime win on Monday night. UB and CMU last met in Cleveland in 2015 in the MAC Championship Game. Buffalo is looking to become the first #1 seed to win the conference tournament since Western Michigan in 2014.
Third-year head coach Nate Oats earned one of the league’s top honors on Wednesday morning as he was named the 2018 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year. Oats becomes just the second UB head coach to win the award and the first since 2004.
For the second straight year, University at Buffalo junior Nick Perkins has been named the Mid-American Conference Sixth Man of the Year. He becomes the first MAC player to win this award in back-to-back seasons since they began handing this award out in 2003.
University at Buffalo junior guard CJ Massinburg has been named the MAC East Player of the Week, the Mid-American Conference announced on Monday morning. It is the third time this season that Massinburg has been honored and the ninth time that a UB player has won player of the week this year.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team was firing on all cylinders Friday night as the Bulls ended the regular season with a dominating 100-70 win at Bowling Green. The Bulls led wire-to-wire as they claimed their first outright Mid-American Conference Regular Season title.