Bulls' NCAA debut ended by crucial plays in loss to WVU

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Bobby Hurley kept coming back to a play or two that cost his Buffalo Bulls dearly in their NCAA debut. ''It came down to a couple of very crucial plays that went against us,'' the Bulls coach said of his team's 68-62 loss to fifth-seeded West Virginia in the teams' tournament opener on Friday. There was one play in particular that stuck out. Tarik Phillip hit...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillip's clutch 3 seals deal for WVU, 68-62 over Buffalo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Tarik Phillip hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down, adding the clinching points as fifth-seeded West Virginia held off No. 12 Buffalo 68-62 on Friday in their NCAA Tournament opener. The Mountaineers (24-9) advance to Sunday's game against the winner of 13th-seeded Valparaiso (28-5) and No. 4 Maryland (27-6). Devin Williams...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillip's clutch 3 seals deal for No. 5 WVU over No. 12 Buffalo

  Tarik Phillip hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down, adding the clinching points as fifth-seeded West Virginia held off No. 12 Buffalo 68-62 on Friday in their NCAA Tournament opener. The Mountaineers (24-9) advance to Sunday's game against the winner of 13th-seeded Valparaiso (28-5) and No. 4 Maryland (27-6). Devin Williams, who led the Mountaineers...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 Buffalo falls at the end to No. 5 West Virginia, 68-62: 2015 NCAA Tournament

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A Tarik Phillip 3-pointer with 30 seconds to play and no time on the shot clock lifted the West Virginia Mountaineers to a 68-62 victory over the Buffalo Bulls in the first game of the Columbus Midwest...
Via The Plain Dealer
9 days ago

Buffalo Bulls introduced as Buffalo Bills at Friday’s NCAA Tournament game

Welp, this is pretty funny. The Buffalo Bulls are playing in the NCAA Tournament today. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness PA guy just introduced the team as the Buffalo Bills before a quick correction to #UBBulls. Believe this qualifies under...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything you need to know about Friday's Columbus Regional: NCAA Tournament 2015 (poll, photos)

The Buffalo Bulls get a chance to make their mark in the NCAA Tournament when they play West Virginia and coach Bob Huggins.
Via The Plain Dealer
9 days ago

Not Being Bullish on UB

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 21: Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Buffalo Bulls reacts against the Manhattan Jaspers during the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at Barclays Center on December 21, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images) Confession: When UB clinched the MAC, I had no idea they were that close to going to the dance prior to...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 NCAA Tournament is a start to 'branding' the Buffalo Bulls

Buffalo Bulls coach Bobby Hurley felt pressure to win the MAC Tournament.
Via The Plain Dealer
10 days ago

Buffalo Bulls Aiming To Be This Year’s 12-5 NCAA Tournament Upset

The No. 12 Buffalo Bulls will be looking to tally their ninth straight straight-up victory when they tip off against the No. 5 West Virginia Mountaineers in the Round of 64 as 4.5-point underdogs in March Madness betting action this week. Friday afternoon’s Bulls vs. Mountaineers game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus will be one of four closely watched No. 5 vs. No. 12 seed matchups...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

MBB NCAA Preview: Midwest Region #5 West Virginia vs. #12 Buffalo

Set-up On Friday afternoon, the NCAA Midwest Region roars along with with the #5 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (23-9) facing off against the #12 seed University of Buffalo Bulls (23-9). The Mountaineers are a 4.5 point favorite, according to some folks who have an interest in that sort of thing. The winner of this game will likely play 8th ranked and 2nd seeded Maryland in the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

MAC champion Buffalo Bulls rewarded with a NCAA Tournament draw against West Virginia

Good scheduling on the road helps Buffalo from the MAC get a No. 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament and a matchup with West Virginia.
Via The Plain Dealer
14 days ago

Buffalo wins MAC tourney, sends coach Bobby Hurley back to NCAAs

  Bobby Hurley climbed the ladder and snipped strands off the net like he'd done so many times before. Once an icon in March, he's back in the NCAA Tournament -- now as a coach. The bratty point guard on two national title teams with Duke, Hurley guided Buffalo to its first Mid-American Conference Tournament championship on Saturday night, an 89-84 win over top-seeded Central Michigan...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Hurley back in NCAAs as Buffalo wins MAC title

CLEVELAND (AP) Xavier Ford and Shannon Evans scored 18 points apiece as Buffalo, coached by March Madness icon Bobby Hurley, earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament by beating top-seeded Central Michigan 89-84 in the Mid-American Conference championship on Saturday night. The second-seeded Bulls (23-9) earned their first league title and the automatic NCAA bid that comes with...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Michigan suffers a Buffalo knockout, 89-84: MAC Tournament 2015

The Buffalo Bulls will make their first NCAA Tournament appearance as MAC champion after defeating Central Michigan on Saturday, 89-84.
Via The Plain Dealer
15 days ago

Akron Zips have little to offer late in 68-59 loss to Buffalo: MAC Tournament 2015

For the 10th straight season the Akron Zips were in the MAC Tournament semifinals, but came up short in falling to the Buffalo Bulls.
Via The Plain Dealer
16 days ago

Buffalo downs Akron 68-59, advances to MAC championship

CLEVELAND (AP) Xavier Ford scored 17 points with 11 rebounds and Buffalo overcame a foul-plagued performance by Mid-American Conference player of the year Justin Moss to beat Akron 68-59 on Friday night in the tournament semifinals. The second-seeded Bulls (22-9) will face top-seeded Central Michigan in the championship for the MAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Chippewas...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bearden gives Buffalo 77-75 win over Bowling Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Lamonte Bearden's jumper with 15 seconds left lifted Buffalo into a share of the Mid-American Conference East Division title with a 77-75 win over Bowling Green on Friday night. Buffalo (21-9, 12-6), which won its sixth straight, and Kent State (21-10, 12-6) finished the regular season tied for the top spot. Bowling Green (19-9, 11-6) finished the regular season...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo holds off Kent State 71-65

KENT, Ohio (AP) Shannon Evans scored 21 points and had six assists Saturday and Buffalo beat Kent State 71-65 to tie the Golden Flashes for second place in Mid-American Conference East Division standings. Jarryn Skeete and Lamonte Bearden scored 14 apiece for the Bulls (19-9, 10-6). Skeete hit four straight 3-pointers and Buffalo led 12-7 then pulled ahead 28-18 after a 3 by Evans...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bulls “Mop Guy” To Be Featured On Promotional Shirt For Next Game

Remember that “Mop Guy” that nearly got crushed during a fast break? If you don’t, let us refresh your memory. The near-disastrous collision occurred late January during a game between Buffalo and Kent State when he ventured onto the court to mop up a wet spot. Thankfully, the collision was averted. End of story, right? Wrong. The Buffalo athletic [&hellip No visits...
Via No Coast Bias
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bulls Mop Boy Nearly Trampled On Fast Break

A Buffalo Bulls mop boy was almost trampled when the Bulls got a fast break against the Kent State Golden Flashes.
Via Gamedayr
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video of the Buffalo Bulls mop boy almost trampled on a fast break is hypnotic

Buffalo Bulls junior Rodell Wigginton stole the ball to start a fast break on Friday against the Kent State Golden Flashes...much to the surprise of Buffalo's mop boy. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mop boy nearly trampled during fast break (VIDEO)

Mop boys usually clean under the basket when the players are at the other end of the court but, sometimes even they can't help but get caught up in the action. Buffalo Bulls junior Rodell Wigginton stole the ball to start a fast break on Friday against the Kent State Golden Flashes. As he drove to the hoop, this mop boy left a little sweat of his own behind. Dangerous? Yes. But...
Via The Other Paper
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo has big first half, gets by Northern Illinois 82-63

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Justin Moss scored 18 points Wednesday night as Buffalo doubled Northern Illinois' score by halftime and hung on for an 82-63 victory. Buffalo (11-4, 2-1 Mid-American) had a 42-21 lead at the break and held its edge between 14 and 27 points during the second half. Jarryn Skeete scored 14 points, Shannon Evans added 13, Rodell Wigginton 12 and Lamonte Bearden 11...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers Basketball Preview: Buffalo Bulls edition

The Matchup: Buffalo Bulls (7-2) at No. 6 Wisconsin (11-1)When: Sunday, Dec 28; 7pm CTWhere: Madison, WI; Kohl CenterTV: BTNRadio: Badger Radio NetworkLast Meeting: N/AAll-Time Series: First Meeting Projected Starting Lineups: Buffalo G Shannon Evans – So. 6-1 170 (14.8 ppg, 5.3 apg) G Lamonte Bearden – Fr. 6-3 160 (9.0 ppg, 4.1 apg) G Jarryn Skeete – Jr. 6-3 170 (10...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo holds off Drexel 80-70

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Justin Moss scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Buffalo to an 80-70 win over Drexel on Tuesday night. Jarryn Skeete added 14, Rodell Wigginton and Xavier Ford had 12 apiece, and Lamonte Bearden 11 for Buffalo (6-2). The Bulls were just 2 of 9 from 3-point range in the first half but finished 6 of 18. It was Moss' fourth consecutive double-double as...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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