Fans will have the opportunity to buy discounted tickets for the upcoming 2017-18 basketball season as the Division of Athletics will be holding their annual flash sale on Wednesday. Online sales will begin at 6am, while the UB ticket office will be open from 9am to 5pm.
The longtime dream of an on-campus fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo will soon be a reality. University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Friday that the university has secured the services of Rochester-based LeChase Construction as the general contractor and New York-based architecture firm CHA for the project.
Raheem Johnson became the fourth member of last season’s senior squad to sign a professional contract as he signed with Michelon Etha Engomis Nicosia in Cyprus. With the signing, all four scholarship senior from last year have earned their college degrees and signed professional contracts.
Another University at Buffalo men’s basketball player has signed a professional contract as Willie Conner signed with G.S.L Faros out of Larissa, Greece. The club plays in the top league in Greece, the Greek Basket League.
Former University at Buffalo men’s basketball player David Kadiri has signed his first professional contract, as he will join the Manchester Giants. Kadiri, who played two seasons for the Bulls, left his mark helping UB to an NCAA Tournament, while earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.
In conjunction with Experience, a mobile commerce, ticketing, and data solutions company, UB Athletics has introduced the all-new MoBULL Pass, the most flexible ticket program for Buffalo Bulls fans! With the MoBULL Pass you can purchase a 10-ticket package or a 30-ticket package, with the flexibility to use the tickets on your own terms at home football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball games, wrestling and concerts during the 2017-18 season.
Three more pieces of the University at Buffalo men’s basketball schedule fell into place on Monday afternoon as the Big 4 announced their games against each other in a collective release put out by UB, Canisius, Niagara, and St. Bonaventure.
University at Buffalo men’s basketball standout Blake Hamilton has signed his first professional contract, as he will play for BK Ventspils in Latvia this upcoming season. The club competes in the Latvian Basketball League, the Baltic Basketball League, and the Champions League.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team will rekindle one of their oldest rivalries this season as the Bulls will make the two hour trip to Syracuse University on Dec. 19 for a non-conference game at the Carrier Dome. This will be the first meeting between these two schools since Dec. 30, 2001.
University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats has named Jamie Quarles as assistant coach. Quarles was a long-time assistant coach at Augusta University where he was most recently named one of the Top 10 Young Professionals To Watch by Augusta Magazine.
The NCAA released annual Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Thursday afternoon and nine UB programs had perfect single-year rates for 2015-16, while men’s tennis continues to lead the charge with a perfect four-year rate.
University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats has announced the addition of Montell McRae for the upcoming 2017-18 season. An athletic big man from South Plains Junior College, McRae will have two seasons of eligibility remaining for the Bulls.
The UB Athletics Coaches Caravan will be hitting the road again this spring, making two stops in New York and one in Washington D.C. Fans will have an opportunity to meet and interact with athletic director Allen Greene, football head coach Lance Leipold, men's basketball head coach Nate Oats, women's basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack as well as other members of the UB coaching staff.
True Blue, the official student section of the University at Buffalo, has advanced to the Final Four of the NCSSA Student Section of the Year contest. They finished second nationally in the Sweet 16 round, which concluded on Friday.
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Senior Blake Hamilton has been named to the NABC All-District 14 First Team, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced on Wednesday morning. District 14 is comprised of the entire Mid-American Conference.
There won’t be a third straight Mid-American Conference title for the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team as the third-seeded Bulls were upset by Kent State, the six seed, 68-65, in a very physical affair in the quarterfinals of the MAC Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night.
The Bulls look to defend their Mid-American Conference Title yet again as Buffalo opens up Mid-American Conference Tournament play on Thursday night when the third-seeded Bulls face the sixth-seeded Golden Flashes in the Quarterfinals. This will be the fifth time that the two teams are meeting in the MAC Tournament. UB and Kent State are two of the hotter teams in the league as Buffalo heads to Cleveland having won eight of their last 10 and Kent State enters Thursday winners of seven of their last eight.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team earned a pair of individual postseason honors on Tuesday morning as redshirt sophomore Dontay Caruthers was named the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year, while sophomore Nick Perkins was named the league’s Sixth Man of the Year.
The Mid-American Conference announced their postseason honors on Monday afternoon as senior Blake Hamilton was named to the All-MAC Second Team, while sophomore CJ Massinburg was named Honorable Mention and redshirt sophomore Dontay Caruthers was named to the league’s All-Defensive Team.
For the fourth straight year, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has secured a bye in the Mid-American Conference Tournament as the Bulls clinched the number three seed in the upcoming conference tournament with an 80-68 win over Bowling Green.
The Bulls close out the regular season on Friday evening when they host Bowling Green with MAC Tournament implications very much in play. Buffalo enters the game in a five-way tie for second place with Ohio, Kent State, Ball State, and Western Michigan. A win on Friday night will ensure the Bulls of a bye to the Quarterfinals in Cleveland. Entering Friday night, the Bulls can still finish anywhere from the second to sixth seed in the MAC Tournament.