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It took them two overtimes to do it, but the Dayton Flyers ended St. Bonaventure's 14-game home winning streak in Atlantic 10 Conference games, 89-86, Saturday at the Reilly Center. Playing without guards Nelson Kaputo and Jalen Poyser, both out with injury, the undermanned Bonnies needed a superior effort from others. They got it from senior forward Courtney Stockard, wh…

The whole country will be watching as St. Bonaventure welcomes Atlantic 10 rival Dayton to the Reilly Center Saturday afternoon. Tipoff is set for 4:30 p.m. and the game will be broadcast nationally on NBCSN. St. Bonaventure has won the past 14 home games against conference opponents. The Flyers (11-6, 3-1 A-10) will bring a powerful offense to Olean for the 35th …

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CJ Massinburg felt the pressure building within himself. Not just because he played two garden-variety games in the last seven days for the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team, but because he made a few weighty demands of himself in that time. I’ve got to do this, I have to play great, I have to do this. I’ve got to play great. Finally, the senior guard for t…

Losers of three straight, Canisius had to find the motivation that led them to the best record in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference last season. Canisius (6-11, 3-2 MAAC) found the motivation it needed against Quinnipiac (8-8, 3-2 MAAC), which  upset Canisius last season in the MAAC Tournament quarterfinals. This time the results were different as Takal Molson’s…

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Mark Davis, a cornerback from Florida, will join the University at Buffalo football team in its incoming freshman class this fall. Davis announced Thursday on Twitter that he has verbally committed to the Bulls, and he will sign a National Letter of Intent  in February to join UB. He is a 6-foot-2, 175-pound defensive back who, per BigCountyPreps.com, had 22 tackles (16…

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In the waning moments of the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team’s 88-64 win against Miami (Ohio) on Jan. 12, fourth-year coach Nate Oats asked officials to review of an out-of-bounds call that he believed should have given possession to the Bulls. Even with his team leading by more than 20 points, Oats knew his quibble could have implications. If the ball belon…

Canisius forward Dylan McLaughlin (Lancaster) and sophomore forwards Eric Cooley and Justin Kendall and defenseman Noah Delmas of the Niagara are among 81 players nominated for the 2019 Hobey Baker Award in men's hockey. The first phase of fan balloting runs now through March 4. Fans can cast their vote daily by going to hobeybaker.com/vote. Following the conclusion of P…

Saint Michael's College (Vt.) senior Derek Cheatom (Park) was named to the Northeast-10 Conference weekly honor roll for the fifth time this season. Cheatom averaged 18.0 points, over two games last week including a 70-64 win over the College of Saint Rose. He is averaging 17.1 points and 6.1 rebounds while shooting 42.3 percent. That includes a 35.7 mark from 3-point ran…

St. Bonaventure (6-11, 2-2 A-10) went scoreless the last 3:28 of the first half, fell behind by 14 and lost to Rhode Island, 75-63, in Atlantic 10 Conference men's basketballa the Ryan Center in Kingston, R.I. Like Bona, the Rams are 2-2 in confernce play and 9-7 overall. Two free throws by LaDarien Griffin left the Bonnies one behind, 21-20, with 3:28 left in the half. L…

The University at Buffalo men's basketball team has won 19 straight home games. The UB women haven't done that badly either. UB is 29-6 in games in Alumni Arena going back to the 2016-17 season and 17-5 against Mid-American Conference teams at home during that same stretch. Wednesday night, the Bulls (9-4, 1-1 MAC) will take on Ball State (6-9, 1-2). UB is 3-2 at home …

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The collective exhale of the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team was almost audible after C.J. Massinburg hit a 3-pointer in the final 90 seconds of an 88-79 win Tuesday at Western Michigan. The Bulls finally created some breathing room against Western Michigan, a persistent and pugnacious team that outworked UB on the boards in the first half…

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Kyle Lofton watched a livestream of the ceremony from his dorm room in late May, a week after the freshman point guard began summer classes at St. Bonaventure. The Periscope feed offered a window into a small banquet at a tiny private school in Connecticut, where his former teammates at Putnam Science Academy commemorated their 2018 national prep school title. Mustangs …

Rider and Iona, two heavyweights in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men’s basketball, came to Western New York over the weekend and won three of four games against Canisius and Niagara. The first-place Rider Broncs (9-7, 4-0 MAAC) completed their WNY sweep with an impressive 104-84 rout of Niagara (8-9, 1-3 MAAC) before 936 on Sunday afternoon at the Gallagher Center. …

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The University at Buffalo men's basketball team moved up three spots to No. 16 in the latest Associated Press basketball rankings released Monday. UB (15-1) has 625 points, 63 behind No. 15 Marquette, the lone team to beat the Bulls this season. UB is 39 points ahead of No. 17 North Carolina State. The Bulls have won 19 consecutive home games after an 88-64 win again…