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When Nate Oats and his family purchased a home on Grand Island last summer, it included a dock with a boat cover that fit a 50-foot yacht and was more than enough to fit a 300-horsepower, triple-hull pontoon boat the family owned. "It's big enough, so we could have the team out," the former University at Buffalo men's basketball coach told The News last summer of the bo…

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Javan White, a 6-10 forward/center, is visiting the University at Buffalo on a recruiting trip, according to his Instagram story. White is a graduate transfer who spent last season as a grad student at Clemson, his only season with the Tigers. He entered the transfer portal in late March and has one season of eligibility remaining. White played in 31 games with two s…

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The University at Buffalo men's basketball program has granted releases to three junior college players who signed National Letters of Intent last fall, The Buffalo News has confirmed. Andre Allen, a 6-foot-9-inch forward for Arizona Western; Jamestown native James Rojas, a 6-7 forward from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College; and Durey Cadwell, a 6-5 guard from Daytona…

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The University and Buffalo pulled off the daily double with victories by the men's and women's basketball teams in the NCAA Tournament. Those games -- much to the chagrin of UB supporters -- were played at the same time Friday, with the men beating Arizona State, 91-74, in Tulsa and the women beating Rutgers, 82-71, in Storrs, Conn. So, what do the TV networks have i…

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The University at Buffalo men's basketball team will face Texas Tech in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday in Tulsa. UB, the sixth seed, beat 11th-seeded Arizona State on Friday, and Texas Tech, the No. 3 seed, downed No. 14 Northern Kentucky. Overhaul: Texas Tech made the Elite Eight last season, but lost six of its top eight scorers from that team. The …

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The #HornsUp spirit was all over Buffalo on Friday leading into the University at Buffalo basketball teams' games in the NCAA Tournament. Among those wishing UB well were Bills quarterback Josh Allen, Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, Sabretooth, Celery and Bills coach Sean McDermott, who showed some deft shooting touch in a video tweeted by the Bills. …

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Andre Allen, a 6-9 forward for Arizona Western, signed with the University at Buffalo in the fall. In showing some March Madness and UB spirit, Allen posted a short video on Twitter showing the UB insignia being shaved into his head. Allen averaged 10.1 points and 5.7 rebounds for Arizona Western this season and was eighth in the conference with a field goal perc…

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CLEVELAND — Whether it was a win or a loss in the conference title game, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team was going to make the NCAA Tournament. The Bulls won the Mid-American Conference tournament championship with an 87-73 win against Bowling Green on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena. The MAC tournament winner earns an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournamen…

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CLEVELAND – The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team clinched two more trophies, a day before the Bulls set foot on the court in the MAC Tournament. The MAC on Wednesday announced Nate Oats as the MAC coach of the year, and CJ Massinburg as the conference player of the year. In Oats’ fourth season at the helm at UB, the Bulls are 28-3 and won the regular-seaso…

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The first thing Darrell Barley noticed about Dontay Caruthers was his swagger. As a sixth-grader in Rochester, Caruthers possessed a certain confidence that came through each time he talked about basketball. It shined even more when he talked to Barley, the head coach at East High, about how he played. Lindsey Hunter noticed that confidence, too, when he worked with …

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 Graham Couch from the Lansing State Journal in Michigan, has been an advocate of the University at Buffalo men's basketball team from the jump. Couch had UB ranked as No. 6 in the Associated Press poll after the Bulls beat preseason No. 13 West Virginia in the season opener and his positioning helped UB get into the Top 25 in the first poll of the regular season. Couch…

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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…