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Everyone in Olean is excited to see the St. Bonaventure guard combination of Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley wreck havoc on college basketball again. The top returning scoring duo in Division I basketball was expected to return to action tonight in the opener against Niagara, but an injury in the Bonnies' scrimmage with Alfred could push that back. The status of Adams, the…

Area collegesWednesday’s resultsMEN’S BASKETBALLMonroe CC 96, Niagara CCC 70Genesee CC 81, ECC 70ECC (1-1): Winston Beato Jr. 17 pts, 4 rebsWOMEN’S BASKETBALLMonroe CC 86, Niagara CCC 63NCCC (0-2, 0-1): Shilah Parker 10 pts, 14 rebsECC 77, Genesee CC 62ECC (1-1): Miracle Douglass 21 pts, 4 rebsToday’s gamesMEN’S SOCCERMAAC Semifinals3-Canisius at 2-Rider, 7 p.m.5-Quinnipia…

The University at Buffalo will host the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Northeast Regional Cross Country Championships at the Audubon Golf Course in Amherst on Friday. It will be one of nine regionals this weekend to determine the teams and individuals who will qualify for the NCAA championship meet on Nov. 18 in Louisville. Friday’s women’s 6K race will start at 11 a.m…

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University at Buffalo men’s basketball coach Nate Oats announced the signing of three athletes for the 2018-19 season who make up the highest-rated recruiting class in the school’s basketball history. The early signing period for athletes in all sports except football began on Wednesday. Rivals.com ranks the UB class as the 60th best in the nation and best among the Mid-…

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Team: Niagara Purple Eagles Affiliation: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach: Jada Pierce, 3rd year (16-45) Last year: 8-22, 5-15 (9th) Head coach Jada Pierce has seen Niagara muster eight wins in both her seasons at the helm, finishing in 10th place in conference her first season and ninth last year. Pierce is optimistic that will change. She expects h…

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Team: Niagara Purple Eagles Affiliation: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach: Chris Casey, fifth year (32-96) Last year: 10-23, 6-14 (9th) Niagara has gone four seasons without a winning record. The Purple Eagles made the NIT in 2013, but haven't won more than 10 games in the subsequent four years. On paper, this is the year that changes. The Purple …

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Team: St. Bonaventure Bonnies. Affiliation: Atlantic 10 Conference. Coach: Jesse Fleming, 2nd year (9-20). Last year: 9-20, 4-12 (11th). A year into his tenure as St. Bonaventure head coach, Jesse Fleming's program is very much in transition. His 9-20 record in year one, a 15-win decrease from Jim Crowley's final win total, shows even with recent program succes…

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Team: University at Buffalo Bulls Affiliation: Mid-American Conference Coach: Nate Oats, 3rd year (37-30) Last year: 20-15, 10-8 (3rd) A few years out from the University at Buffalo's first trip to the NCAA Tournament, coach Nate Oats and the Bulls have accomplished something even more elusive than a bid to the big dance: consistent success. It's set a new tone…

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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 …

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In advance of the 2017-18 season, the Big 4 basketball coaches joined The Buffalo News for a conference call on a variety of subjects. Here, UB coach Nate Oats, Canisius coach Reggie Witherspoon, Niagara coach Chris Casey and St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt share thoughts on the size of the NCAA Tournament field: Q: A one-liner from everybody. Is 68 the right number …

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In advance of the 2017-18 season, the Big 4 basketball coaches joined The Buffalo News for a conference call on a variety of subjects. Here, UB coach Nate Oats, Canisius coach Reggie Witherspoon and St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt share thoughts on the FBI investigation into college basketball: Q: The people at the FBI might have a strong opinion on what's going on h…

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In advance of the 2017-18 season, the Big 4 basketball coaches joined The Buffalo News for a conference call on a variety of subjects. Here, Niagara coach Chris Casey, Canisius coach Reggie Witherspoon and St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt share thoughts on scheduling: Question: You are all opening up on separate days. You have Niagara going to Bonnies and UB and Canis…

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In advance of the 2017-18 season, the Big 4 basketball coaches joined The Buffalo News for a conference call on a variety of subjects. Here, Niagara coach Chris Casey, Canisius coach Reggie Witherspoon, St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt and UB coach Nate Oats share thoughts on the rampant growth of transfers: Q: When you talk about transfers, what is the way to negate …

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In advance of the 2017-18 season, the Big 4 basketball coaches joined The Buffalo News for a conference call on a variety of subjects. Here, UB coach Nate Oats and Canisius coach Reggie Witherspoon share thoughts on local recruiting: Q: Nate, now that you've been here for a few years and know the basketball culture, and Reggie can speak to this, too, is it tough when yo…