Head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats has announced the signing of three players for the 2019-20 season, who all signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday. Included in the class are James Rojas, Durey Cadwell, and Andre Allen.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team passed its first test as a nationally-ranked program, defeating a solid Southern Illinois squad, 62-53, at SIU Arena on Monday night. It was the Bulls’ first game since being ranked 25th in the latest Associated Press poll.
Coming off a career night in Buffalo’s win over nationally-ranked West Virginia, UB senior guard CJ Massinburg has been named the MAC East Player of the Week, the Mid-American Conference announced on Monday morning.
The Bulls will conclude their two-game road trip on Monday night with a tough road battle at Southern Illinois. Both the Bulls and Salukis played nationally ranked competition on Friday night with Buffalo taking down #13 West Virginia, while SIU had both first and second half leads at #2 Kentucky. This is the first all-time meeting between these schools, but they will see each other once again on Dec. 15 when SIU comes to Alumni Area.
Behind a career night from CJ Massinburg, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team had the statement win of the college basketball season on Friday night as the Bulls picked up their first ever win over a ranked opponent with a 99-94 overtime victory at #13 West Virginia. Massinburg set the Buffalo school record for points in a road game with 43, while adding 14 rebounds.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team will begin a tough two-game road trip on Friday night when they head down to Morgantown, WV to face the West Virginia Mountaineers. This will be the first meeting between the two teams since they met in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, UB’s first ever appearance in the Big Dance.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team used a 21-4 second half run to pull away from the visiting St. Francis Red Flash as the Bulls won their 2018-19 season opener on Tuesday night, 82-67. It is the fifth straight year that Buffalo has won its season opener.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team will officially open their 102nd year of men’s basketball on Tuesday when they host St. Francis. The Bulls are 55-46 all-time in season openers and they are 23-12 in home openers since moving into Alumni Arena. Buffalo opened the year with a 97-50 win in their lone exhibition game against Daemen on Oct. 26.
University at Buffalo senior guard CJ Massinburg was named the preseason Big 4 Player of the Year, it was announced on Friday afternoon in advance of the official start of the college basketball season. Joining Massinburg on the All-Big 4 First Team are fellow seniors Nick Perkins and Jeremy Harris.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team received plenty of preseason praise on Tuesday morning as the Mid-American Conference announced their preseason poll and preseason All-League Teams. Buffalo was picked to finish first in the MAC East, receiving all 35 first-place votes, while CJ Massinburg, Nick Perkins, and Jeremy Harris were all named to the league’s preseason All-League Team.
Friday night started with the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team celebrating their 2017-18 season by raising their championship banner to the rafters and by the time it was over, the 2018-19 squad had fans excited about a repeat performance come March. The Bulls dominated the visiting Daemen Wildcats, 97-50, as UB led by double figures for almost the entire night.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team opens the 2018-19 season on Friday evening with an exhibition against Daemen College. This is the fourth straight year that the Bulls and Wildcats will meet in exhibition action. Dating back to last season, this will be the third straight game against a team with the nickname, Wildcats (Arizona, Kentucky, Daemen).
Fans will have their first chance to meet the 2018-19 men’s and women’s basketball teams on Thursday night as the Division of Athletics will host Bulls Madness at Alumni Arena to help kickoff Homecoming Weekend on campus.
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.