• PRO BULLS COMBINE….Nick Perkins Becomes Third UB Player Invited To PBC
    May 16, 2019
    The invites continue to roll in for the seniors of the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team as Nick Perkins will take part in the Pro Basketball Combine, joining teammates Dontay Caruthers and Jeremy Harris.
  • Dontay Caruthers Selected To Take Part In Pro Basketball Combine
    May 15, 2019
    For the second straight year the University at Buffalo men’s basketball program will have representation at the Pro Basketball Combine as senior Dontay Caruthers has earned an invite, joining teammate Jeremy Harris. Wes Clark took part in the event.
  • Savion Gallion Signs National Letter Of Intent
    May 08, 2019
    Head coach Jim Whitesell has announced the addition of Savion Gallion, who has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Buffalo men’s basketball program.
  • Four Bulls Named MAC Distinguished Scholar Athletes
    May 08, 2019
    The Mid-American Conference announced the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight winter sports during this 2018-19 academic season and four University at Buffalo student-athletes made the list. Women’s swimming’s Brittney Beetcher and Olivia Sapio, men’s basketball’s Dontay Caruthers and wrestling’s Derek Spann were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
  • Bulls Sign David Skogman To National Letter Of Intent
    May 06, 2019
    Head men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell has announced the signing of 6-10 center David Skogman to a National Letter of Intent, the second to sign with UB for the upcoming season.
  • Hunter Jenkins Named Assistant Basketball Coach
    May 03, 2019
    Head coach Jim Whitesell has completed his coaching staff with the addition of Hunter Jenkins as assistant coach. Jenkins most recently served as assistant coach at junior college powerhouse Odessa CC.
  • Jeremy Harris Selected To Take Part In Pro Basketball Combine
    April 30, 2019
    For the second straight year, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball program will have a player take part at the Pro Basketball Combine, as senior Jeremy Harris has earned the invite. Last year, Wes Clark took part in the event.
  • Bulls Sign David Nickelberry For 2019-20 Season
    April 22, 2019
    University at Buffalo head coach Jim Whitesell has announced his first signing for the upcoming season in junior college standout David Nickelberry. A 6-7 wing out of Orlando, FL, Nickelberry played at Trinity Valley CC last season, after spending his freshman season at Memphis.
  • Angres Thorpe Named Assistant Basketball Coach
    April 16, 2019
    University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell has announced the addition of veteran assistant coach Angres Thorpe to the coaching staff. Thorpe brings over 20 years of coaching experience, including a previous stop on Whitesell’s staff at Lewis College.
  • Perkins And Massinburg Selected To Participate At Portsmouth Invitational
    April 15, 2019
    For the first time in school history the University at Buffalo will send multiple players to the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament as rosters were announced Monday for the premier pre-daft showcase event. Seniors CJ Massinburg and Nick Perkins were selected as two of 64 seniors selected for the event.
  • Jim Whitesell Named 14th Head Men’s Basketball Coach
    April 06, 2019
    Jim Whitesell, the University at Buffalo’s associate head coach for the last four seasons, has been named the 14th head men’s basketball coach in school history, athletic director Mark Alnutt announced on Saturday afternoon.
  • Dontay Caruthers Named To Academic All-MAC Team
    April 05, 2019
    University at Buffalo senior guard Dontay Caruthers was one of 17 players named to the Academic All-MAC Team, the Mid-American Conference announced on Friday morning. Caruthers is UB’s first Academic All-MAC selection since the 2017 season.
  • CJ Massinburg Named Honorable Mention All-American
    April 02, 2019
    University at Buffalo senior guard CJ Massinburg has been named an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press, it was announced on Tuesday.
  • Nick Perkins Selected To Play In NABC All-Star Game
    April 02, 2019
    University at Buffalo senior Nick Perkins has been selected to play in the NABC All-Star Game, which will take place at US Bank Stadium on Friday, April 5.
  • Jim Whitesell Inducted Into Lewis University Hall of Fame
    March 29, 2019
    Interim head coach Jim Whitesell was inducted into the Lewis University Hall of Fame on Thursday evening celebrating a 12-year run guiding the Flyers to unprecedented levels of success.
  • CJ Massinburg Selected to 3-Point Championship Roster for the 2019 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships
    March 28, 2019
    Buffalo’s CJ Massinburg has been selected to the 3-Point Championship roster for the 31st annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Minneapolis’ Target Center on Thursday, April 4, Intersport announced today. Massinburg is one of eight men’s college basketball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN at 8 p.m. CT. He was invited to take part in the 3-Point Championship after being recognized as one of the nation’s finest shooters from 3-point territory.
  • Statement Regarding Head Coach Nate Oats
    March 27, 2019
    University at Buffalo athletic director Mark Alnutt has announced the resignation of head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats, who has accepted the head men’s basketball coaching position at Alabama.
  • Bulls Historic Season Ends with Second-Round Loss to Texas Tech
    March 24, 2019
    The historic season for the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team came to end on Sunday with a 78-58 loss to third-seeded Texas Tech in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Tulsa’s BOK Center. The Bulls ended the 2018-19 campaign with a 32-4 record, the best in school history.
  • Bulls Face Texas Tech With Sweet Sixteen Berth On The Line
    March 23, 2019
    Sunday will mark the second straight season that Buffalo has advanced the Round of 32 when the Bulls face Texas Tech in Tulsa, OK.  The winner advances to the Sweet 16.  A win by UB would mark their first ever Sweet 16 appearance.
  • Bulls Cruise to First-Round Win over Arizona State, 91-74
    March 22, 2019
    For the second straight season, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team rather easily defeated an opponent from the Pac-12 Conference in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The sixth-seeded Bulls defeated 11th-seeded Arizona State, 91-74, at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK on Friday afternoon to advance to the Round of 32.
  • Bulls Earns NABC All-District Honors
    March 22, 2019
    The National Association of Basketball Coaches have announced their All-District honors led by Nate Oats, who was named the District 14 Coach of the Year for the second straight season. Both CJ Massinburg and Nick Perkins earned All-District First Team honors and Jeremy Harris earned All-District Second Team honors.
  • Buffalo Opens NCAA Tournament Action Friday Against #11 Arizona State
    March 21, 2019
    Buffalo enters the NCAA Tournament as a #6 seed in the West Region, the highest by a MAC program since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985.  This is the second straight year UB is in the NCAA Tournament and the fourth time in five years.  Buffalo is one of just 25 teams that has made four tournaments over the last five year period.
  • Bulls Set To Head To Tulsa, OK As Highest Ranked MAC School; Will Face Arizona St/St. John’s
    March 17, 2019
    As Mid-American Conference champions, the nationally-ranked University at Buffalo men’s basketball has been placed in the West Region and will head to Tulsa, OK as the #6 seed and they will face the First Four winner of Arizona State and St. John’s on Friday at the BOK Center.
  • Bulls Clutch Down the Stretch to Win Second Straight MAC Title
    March 16, 2019
    The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team outscored Bowling Green, 24-8, over the final eight minutes of the game to beat the Falcons, 87-73, and win their second straight Mid-American Conference Championship at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday night. The Bulls have now won four of the last five MAC Championships.
  • Bulls Hold Off Central Michigan to Advance to MAC Championship Game
    March 15, 2019
    The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team held off a game Central Michigan squad, 85-81, in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday night. The Bulls will play for their second straight MAC title and fourth in five years tomorrow night.
  • UB and Oats Agree To New Five-Year Deal
    March 14, 2019
    The University at Buffalo and men’s basketball coach Nate Oats have agreed to a new five-year contract through the 2024 season, Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced today.
  • Bulls Dominant in 82-46 Quarterfinal Win Over Akron
    March 14, 2019
    The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team cruised to an 82-46 win over Akron in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday afternoon. The top-seeded Bulls never trailed in the 36-point victory.
  • Massinburg And Oats Claim MAC’s Top Honors
    March 13, 2019
    The Mid-American Conference announced their top individual honors on Wednesday morning and it was a clean sweep for Buffalo as senior CJ Massinburg was named the MAC Player of the Year and Nate Oats earned his second straight MAC Coach of the Year honor.
  • Perkins And Caruthers Earn Individual MAC Accolades
    March 12, 2019
    Seniors Nick Perkins and Dontay Caruthers were both honored by the Mid-American Conference on Tuesday afternoon as Perkins earned his third straight MAC Sixth Man of the Year award, while Caruthers was named the MAC’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second time in three years.
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