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.
Having already clinched the #1 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament, the Bulls will close out the regular season Friday night at Bowling Green looking to clinch the outright MAC Regular Season title with a win.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team clinched at least a share of the Mid-American Conference Regular Season title on Tuesday night with a huge second half effort as the Bulls defeated Akron, 80-68, at Alumni Arena in their final regular season home game. The Bulls improved to 22-8 with the win and 14-3 in MAC play. The 14 wins are a new program record for MAC victories, while UB finished 14-1 at home, which is tied for the most home victories in school history.
The Bulls close out the home portion of their schedule on Tuesday night when they host Akron at Alumni Arena. With a victory UB will lock up the #1 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament for the first time in school history. A win, paired with a Toledo loss, would give UB the outright MAC Regular Season Title.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team scored 108 points on Saturday afternoon, its most ever in a Mid-American Conference game, as the Bulls defeated Ohio, 108-82, in front of 6,198 fans at Alumni Arena. The Bulls improve to 21-8 on the year and 13-3 in the MAC, tying the program record for conference wins in a season.
The Bulls will begin their final two-game home stand on Saturday afternoon when the Bulls welcome Ohio to Alumni Arena. Buffalo, who has already clinched the MAC East Title, is looking to lock down the #1 seed. UB has already secured a bye to the MAC Tournament Quarterfinals in Cleveland.