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Nightmare at Niagara: Green, Tanksley to transfer

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According to Buffalo News’ Niagara basketball beat writer Bob DiCesare, the Purple Eagles’ worst nightmare is about to come true.

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You’re invited: March Madness bracket party

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Who will make it to the big dance?

Join Medaille College and the Pan American Grill for their March Madness Bracket Party taking place from 4 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 14.

According to…

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Tsuj’s Ten: Return of Juan’ya, Canisius back to earth

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At some point, a hot team will probably come back down to earth, showing vulnerabilities in a surprising loss.

Jim Baron’s Canisius squad suffered through that harsh realization a week ago in a 66-45 pummeling at the hands of the Fairfield Stags. Court-side…

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Big 4 Basketball: Bulls vs Purple Eagles - LIVE BLOG

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Final— Player of the Game honors go to Will Regan, who led the Bulls in scoring with a career-high 26 points.

—————Final, UB wins 77-67 over Niagara—————

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Tsuj’s Ten: Rising, falling in Big 4 basketball

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We’ve reached December of the college basketball season, and the Big 4 teams are sailing through their non-conference schedules, eager to start conference play—the contests that truly matter.

Ideally, teams are firing on all cylinders by the onset…

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Mitchell Watt lands in an NBA mock draft

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Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum, Pau Gasol…Mitchell Watt? According to NBADraft.net, one of the web’s leaders in NBA Draft predictions, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball star…

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Tsuj’s Ten: College basketball, 2/3

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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1) East beats West: The University at Buffalo Bulls played their best half of basketball of the season Wednesday night at Alumni Arena. In the game’s final 20 minutes, UB struck for 44 points on 16-25 shooting (7-10 from three) to put away…

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Defense-first affair expected at Alumni tonight

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Riding a four-game conference win streak, the Buffalo Bulls return home to Alumni Arena for a 7 p.m. match-up tonight against the Ball State Cardinals (12-7 overall, 4-3 in MAC). The teams are headed in different directions: Buffalo has found balance, patience and…

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Tsuj’s Ten: College basketball, 12/27

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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I hope glorious, relaxing and enlightening holidays were had by all. Admittedly, I spent most of my Christmas Day eating and watching the NBA, which doesn’t really do a ton of good for the Tsuj’s Ten college basketball blog. Nothing says “holiday”…

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Tsuj’s Ten: College basketball, 12/20

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The University at Buffalo’s men’s basketball match-up tonight against BYU brings back Jimmer nostalgia. One year ago, when the #16-ranked Cougars stormed into Alumni Arena and escaped with a 90-82 victory, Jimmer Fredette scored 28 of his 34 points in…

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Champion Flyers provide stiff test for Bulls

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Considering the rise of Boise State, TCU and Houston in college football and Butler, Gonzaga and San Diego State in basketball, the line has really been blurred between mid-major and high-major schools—is there really still a gap in competitiveness?

The…