2019 MAC Basketball Tournament presented by Visit Myrtle Beach.com Mid-American Conference Basketball Championships

Quicken Loans Arena
Cleveland, OH
March 13-16, 2019



All roads lead to Cleveland!

Advanced reservations for all games can be made by calling 1-877-UB-THERE or in-person at the Alumni Arena Ticket Office. A credit card can RESERVE your seats for each round & will only be charged if UB continues to play in the tournament.


Game Schedule & Tickets

UB Men - Tournament Bracket
Thursday, March 14 #1 Buffalo vs. #8 Akron
12:00 pm Tickets: $34
Friday, March 15 #1 Buffalo vs. #5 Central Michigan
6:30 pm Tickets: $34
Saturday, March 16 #1 Buffalo vs. #3 Bowling Green
7:30 pm Tickets: $34
UB Women - Tournament Bracket
Wednesday, March 13 #4 Buffalo vs. #5 Kent State
2:30 pm* Tickets: $10
Friday, March 15 #4 Buffalo vs. #1 Central Michigan
11:00 am Tickets: $10
Saturday, March 16 #4 Buffalo vs. #2 Ohio
11:00 am Tickets: $10

*Approximate tip time. Game will start 30 minutes after the completion of previous game.

ATTENTION BULLS FANS that have pre-ordered tickets for tonight’s UB Men’s basketball game at the Q- ARENA at 7:30pm:

The BUFFALO Ticket office will be in the lobby of the Renaissance Hotel between 4pm and 5pm today for anyone that would like to pick up their tickets early. If you do not pick up your tickets at this time --- The Buffalo Ticket table will be set up at the Q-Arena and will start distribution of tickets at 6:30pm.


Children 2 & up need a ticket to enter Quicken Loans Arena

Tickets to the Championship games are available and may be purchased at Quicken Loans Arena. Fans should ask for the Buffalo Bulls sections.


ALL ticket allocations will be based on your Loyalty Point Rank as of Friday, March 1, 2019.  If you’d like to know what your loyalty point rank is or learn more about loyalty point rank, you may contact Bill Breene in the Blue and White Fund Office at 716-645-6808 or breene@buffalo.edu.

There is no maximum number of tickets you can purchase. HOWEVER, based on your loyalty point rank and availability, the max number of tickets you can purchase in the lower bowl will be four (4) tickets.  If there is availability we will do our best to accommodate your request over those 4 tickets in the lower bowl. If we can’t, any additional tickets will be in the club level. 

Tickets are RESEATED every game based on your loyalty point rank. Your seats will NOT be the same seats game to game.

If you are interested in supporting the Men’s and/or Women’s Basketball program click one of the following links below to donate to their Basketball Excellence Fund:

Gates will open 1 hour prior to the first game every day of the tournament.

**NEW Buffalo Ticket Table Location This Year @ Q-Arena***
Due to construction, the north side of the Quickens Loan Arena will be closed during the tournament. The BUFFALO Ticket table will now be located outside of the Southeast Cavs Media Entrance.

Ticket Sales, Will Call and Player Pass List Tickets will all be distributed at this location.

Directions to the Q Arena


Cleveland Pre-Game Fan Party

Southern Tier Brewing Co.

NEW FOR 2019

Southern Tier Brewery Cleveland will serve as the new gathering place for UB Fans. 90 minutes prior to all men's and women's games, join fellow Bulls' fans at UB's new "home away from home".

Southern Tier Brewery Cleveland
811 Prospect Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44115


Official Watch Party Locations

Official Watch Party Locations
Can't make it to the game? Grab your UB friends, get out your best UB apparel and attend a watch party instead! Watch parties are free, and some locations provide free apps and drink specials. No registration required, but feel free to RSVP on Facebook.

Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill
Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill
7800 Transit Road & 1402 Millersport Highway
All Games


New York City
Anchor Bar
327 West 57th St., New York
Saturday, March 16 - Men's Championship
Facebook event page


UB Student Tickets

For the games in Cleveland, UB Athletics will once again be providing FREE tickets to the first 50 UB students in attendance at each game in which UB is participating in. Students can claim their tickets at the UB Ticket Table located outside of the Southeast Cavs Media Entrance of The Q. Students must have their UB ID in order to receive a FREE ticket. If all 50 tickets are claimed for a game, students can still purchase tickets. Tickets are $5 for women’s games and $15 for men’s game.


Watch and Listen

Women's Championship Game
TV: CBS Sports Network
Radio: ESPN 1520 AM
Live Stats

Men's Championship Game
Radio: ESPN 1520 AM
Live Stats


Commit to the 2019-20 Season

Your $50 deposit per seat will guarantee you a seat in Alumni Arena for the 2019-20 season. The schedule, prices, dates, times and opponents are still to be confirmed.

New UB Basketball Season Ticket Deposits

Click here to complete the 2019-20 New Basketball Season Ticket Deposit form and a representative from the UB Athletic Ticket Office will contact you to follow up and complete your request.

UB Basketball Season Ticket Renewals

For all current season ticket holders, commit to the 2019-20 season and renew your season tickets by completing the 2019-20 Basketball Season Ticket Commitment Form.


UB Gear

Become part of the excitement by purchasing a UB Bulls shirt.

Visit www.shopUBbulls.com

Go Bulls!


Hotel Information

Hotels in the area:

Marriott at Key Center
127 Public Square

Hyatt Regency Cleveland
420 Superior Ave.

Radisson Hotel
651 Huron Road

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
24 Public Square



For more information on the MAC Tournament go to https://getsomemaction.com/