• Montell McRae To Continue Professional Basketball Career In England
    July 22, 2019
    Former University at Buffalo men’s basketball forward Montell McRae will continue his basketball career across the pond as he has signed with Cheshire Phoenix, a member of the British Basketball League.
  • Harris Signs Professional Contract in Hungary
    July 16, 2019
    Former University at Buffalo men’s basketball standout Jeremy Harris has signed a contract to play professional basketball overseas. Harris will suit up for Atomerőmű SE, a top division team in Hungary for the 2019-20 season.
  • Buffalo Set To Play UConn In Charleston Classic Opener
    July 11, 2019
    ESPN Events has revealed the bracket for the 12th annual Charleston Classic, to be played Nov. 21, 22 & 24 at TD Arena in Charleston, SC. The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team will play UConn first in the final game of the evening on Nov. 21 at either 9 or 9:30 pm. That game will air live on ESPNU.
  • Bulls Cap Off Recruiting Class With Addition Of LaQuill Hardnett
    July 10, 2019
    Head men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell has announced the addition of University of Cincinnati transfer LaQuill Hardnett to the University at Buffalo men’s basketball program. Hardnett redshirted this past season with the Bearcats.
  • Sean Conaty Named Director Of Sports Performance For Olympic Sports
    June 12, 2019
    Former Eastern Michigan strength and conditioning coach Sean Conaty has been named the Director of Sports Performance for Olympic Sports. In his current role, he will also work day to day with the men’s basketball and volleyball programs.
  • Bulls Add Texas Tech Transfer Josh Mballa
    June 07, 2019
    University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell has announced the addition of Texas Tech transfer Josh Mballa.
  • Cutrona and Caruthers Earn MAC Medal of Excellence Award
    May 30, 2019
    Former University at Buffalo women’s soccer player Carissima Cutrona and men’s basketball player Dontay Caruthers were the Bulls recipients of the MAC Medal of Excellence Award as announced during an Honors Dinner Ceremony at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel as part of the MAC Spring Meetings.
  • Bulls Selected To Play In James Naismith Classic In Toronto
    May 28, 2019
    The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has been selected to play in the first-ever James Naismith Classic presented by Citi on Nov. 16 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada. Buffalo will face Harvard out of the Ivy League in one of the three games featured on the day.
  • 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.
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