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July 02, 2019 - 5:00 am
Grand Island, N.Y. (WBEN) - Prominent Buffalo-based attorney Paul Cambria has gone through the 'hoops' to call former University of Buffalo men's basketball coach Nate Oats' home...home. Cambria closed on the expansive Grand Island property this week. The nearly 9,000 square foot home on Oakfield...
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April 06, 2019 - 3:43 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo has promoted Nate Oats' top assistant, Jim Whitesell, to take over its men's basketball program. The Mid-American Conference Bulls announced the move Saturday, 10 days after Oats ended his four-year run at Buffalo to become coach at Alabama. Whitesell was associate...
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March 21, 2019 - 5:47 am
DAYTON, Ohio (WBEN/AP) — A freshman guard overcame a frightful fall and helped Bobby Hurley — a two-time champion guard at Duke — get his first NCAA Tournament win as a coach. And he'll be facing the coach who replaced him at Buffalo. Luguentz Dort shook off knee and hip injuries from a hard fall,...
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March 16, 2019 - 10:07 pm
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) — Not a coaching change. Not new players. Not any MAC team has been able to slow this historic run. Buffalo is far and away the class of its conference, the standard bearer, the team raising the bar and maybe one capable of making more noise in the NCAA Tournament. Raging Bulls...
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March 14, 2019 - 3:00 pm
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) — Jeremy Harris touched the blue construction worker’s hard hat sitting before him on the dais and smiled. He earned it. “I’m going to sleep with it tonight,” he said. Buffalo wouldn’t mind if he kept it for another month. Harris, who recently emerged from a puzzling shooting...
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March 08, 2019 - 10:16 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Nick Perkins scored 22 points and No. 19 Buffalo beat Bowling Green 84-73 on Friday night in its regular-season finale for its 26th consecutive home victory. CJ Massinburg scored 15 points, and Jeremy Harris had 10 of his 14 points in the second half to help the Bulls (28-...
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January 29, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - A weather-related power failure caused a delay at halftime during No. 18 Buffalo's home game against Ball State. A large portion of the lights went out inside Buffalo's Alumni Arena Tuesday night, just over three minutes into halftime at around the same time a large flash of...
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December 29, 2018 - 9:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — CJ Massinburg scored 22 points and Nick Perkins added 18 to help No. 21 Buffalo close out its non-conference schedule with an 87-72 victory over Canisius on Saturday night. Jeremy Harris added 17 points and nine rebounds, and Jayvon Graves contributed 10 points as Buffalo...
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December 21, 2018 - 11:21 pm
MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) —After a sluggish first half, Markus Howard shot No. 14 Buffalo out of the unbeaten ranks. Howard scored 40 of his 45 points in the second half as No. 20 Marquette pulled away to hand the Bulls their first loss of the season, 103-85 on Friday night. "Just with how the first half...
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December 18, 2018 - 10:15 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — CJ Massinburg scored 25 points, Jeremy Harris added 18, and No. 14 Buffalo rallied past Syracuse 71-59 on Tuesday night to remain unbeaten. It was the first win over the Orange since January 1963 for Buffalo (11-0), one of only nine undefeated teams of the 353 that play...
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