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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Christian Laettner doesn’t need the 24-second video, which has been replayed nearly 1.1 million times on YouTube alone, to revisit the pinnacle of his career. And the iconic photo, the one with his arms raised in victory and his mouth agape? He has a framed copy stashed away in storage. In a world in which perception of Laettner doesn’t agree …

Bucky and Sully

Mere hours after Bucky Gleason's blog detailed Bobby Hurley's departure from the University at Buffalo, "The Bucky & Sully Show" discussed who was at fault for the blow to the Bulls' program after its first NCAA Tournament appearance. Was the decision simply financial, as Hurley is expected to receive roughly $1.5 million per year over the life of his contract at Ariz…

Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins apparently won't be sending Jay Bilas a Christmas card this year. Bilas, the ESPN hoops analyst and former Duke University player, was among the many who predicted the 12th-seeded University at Buffalo would defeat fifth-seeded West Virginia. "I'm going to have really lost my mind when I start paying attention …

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Justin Moss wishes University at Buffalo's next basketball season began tomorrow. UB's breakthrough campaign ended Friday afternoon in Nationwide Arena, where it succumbed to West Virginia, 68-62, in the NCAA Tournament. "We lost, but I think we gained a lot of people's respect for how good of a program we are and how good we can be," Moss said. "Everyb…

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The West Virginia Mountaineers are relentless. They lead the nation in steals and offensive rebounds. You know who the University at Buffalo could use Friday afternoon? Turner Battle. "Oh, I don't know!" Battle said by phone Friday from Louisville. "Shannon Evans is doing a hell of a job, a great job. He's making No. 11 look really good right now." Ef…

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The University at Buffalo has been a chic upset pick in March Madness brackets. President Obama has UB beating West Virginia here in Nationwide Arena on Friday afternoon. ESPN analysts Jay Bilas and Joe Lunardi also have UB winning. So does CBS Sports analyst Wally Szczerbiak. What about comedian Will Ferrell? UB. Somehow, Kermit the Frog has a bracket…

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Doom flashed through Justin Moss' mind when he torqued his right ankle at the end of practice a week ago. On the afternoon the Mid-American Conference named him its basketball player of the year and two days before the University at Buffalo played in the MAC semifinals, he limped off the court. "It was one of those moments where you're, like, 'I can't b…

University at Buffalo big man Justin Moss expects to be 100 percent for the Bulls' first-ever NCAA Tournament game on Friday against West Virginia. "It's a lot better," Moss said late Tuesday morning of his sprained right ankle, which limited his explosiveness last weekend during the Mid-American Conference Tournament. "I've been getting treatment the past couple days." …