UB Basketball

Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill ahead of UB Bulls games in NCAA Tournament. March 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 22, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - All aboard the hype train! University at Buffalo Men's and Women's Basketball teams each kick off their action in the NCAA Tournament this weekend. Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill among the many restaurants in the area expected to be packed for today's matchups. Owner Paul...
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UB Women's Basketball pose in front of Alumni Arena as they prepare to head to Connecticut for the NCAA Tournament. March 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
March 19, 2019 - 5:20 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The University at Buffalo's Men's and Women's basketball teams embarked to their respective towns for the first round matchups of the NCAA Tournament. Both teams left the north campus on Tuesday afternoon as Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown proclaimed March 19, 2019 as "UB Bulls...
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Brendan Keany
March 18, 2019 - 10:53 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Sunday, it was the UB men's team that learned their seeding in the NCAA Tournament. On Monday, the women had the chance to celebrate their back-to-back birth in college basketball's big dance. However, most of the drama was taken out of their celebration thanks...
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March 17, 2019 - 10:24 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The University at Buffalo men's basketball team heads into the NCAA Tournament as the sixth seed in the West Region. @UBmenshoops are the #6 seed in the West Region. They will play the winner of the Arizona St. vs. St. John’s play-in game in the first round in Tulsa...
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University at Buffalo Men's Basketball Coach Nate Oats on March 12, 2018 before Buffalo's trip to Boise for the NCAA Tournament (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
March 14, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Cleveland, OH (WBEN) UB men's basketball coach Nate Oats has signed a five year contract extension, shortly after the Bulls defeated Akron in the MAC tournament quarterfinals. The new contract makes Oats the highest paid coach in the Mid-American Conference with an annual salary of $837,000 which...
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AP Photo
November 09, 2018 - 8:30 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBEN/AP) — Maybe that big upset in the NCAA Tournament was only the beginning for Buffalo. CJ Massinburg had 43 points and 14 rebounds as the Bulls stunned another power program Friday night, beating No. 13 West Virginia 99-94 in overtime. Buffalo opened eyes back in March when...
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USATSI
March 16, 2018 - 2:49 am
BOISE (WBEN) - Head Coach Nate Oats pretty much said what every Western New Yorker thought after UB earned their first NCAA Tournament victory. "I felt like we had a shot," Oats began. "I didn't think we were going to win it like that." 89-68. A 21-point blowout. According to ESPN, 18 percent of...
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Tom Puckett
July 21, 2017 - 4:52 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) A UB basketball player has been suspended after police say he assaulted a woman Tuesday night. Quate McKinzie faces additional charges after police say he tried to contact the victim. City of Tonawanda Police Captain Fred Foels says McKinzie's altercation "began verbally and...
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