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Arizona State beat St. John's, 74-65, on Wednesday night in the First Four in Dayton, Ohio, to officially set up the matchup that University at Buffalo fans have been looking forward to since the NCAA Tournament brackets were announced Sunday. Former UB coach Bobby Hurley and the Sun Devils face the Bulls on Friday in Tulsa, Okla. Hurley was the one who brought Nate …

Colleges

The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team opens the NCAA Tournament at approximately 4 p.m. Friday in Tulsa, Okla., but the sixth-seed Bulls will find out their opponent Wednesday night. The Bulls (31-3) will face either St. John’s or Arizona State. The Red Storm and the Sun Devils play in a First Four game at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio (Tru TV). The winn…

Colleges

Bobby Hurley's former team, the University at Buffalo, knew it was heading to the NCAA Tournament by virtue of winning the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Hurley's current team, Arizona State, had to sweat things out as an at-large team and were squarely on the bubble. Hurley invited the team over to his house to watch Sunday's Selection Show. And when the Sun Devil…