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University at Buffalo forward Nick Perkins carries plenty of weight on his shoulders. After winning the MAC Sixth Man of the Year last season, he's expected to move to a full-time starting role and excel. That's not just a standard his coach put on him, but all the coaches in the MAC. The Ypsilanti, Mich., native is one of two Bulls picked to the Preseason MAC East firs…

Colleges

Reggie Witherspoon has only been on the University at Buffalo campus a handful of times since the school fired him in 2013. He lives close, just eight minutes away, and used to drive his daughters occasionally when they were students there. Saturday afternoon his visit will hit a bit closer to home, as the 56-year-old head coach will do his craft in the building he spen…

Colleges

Team: Canisius Golden Griffins Affiliation: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach: Reggie Witherspoon, 2nd year (18-16) Last year: 18-16, 10-10 (6th) Reggie Witherspoon did an admirable job in his first season as Canisius's head coach, leading the Golden Griffins to a winning record and a 10-10 mark in the MAAC. As is often the case though with the start of…

Niagara County

Jim Kwitchoff spent a career coaching other people’s kids. As much as he enjoyed it, it’s always great when he has an opportunity to coach his own. Instead of roaming the sidelines as a top aide to Reggie Witherspoon at the University at Buffalo, Kwitchoff is coaching his sixth-grade son, Ty, and the 12U North Tonawanda Nighthawks team that will be competing for …

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…