After a string of cancellations and rescheduled opponents, UB men’s basketball finally hit the court for the first time Friday afternoon.
The Kent State Golden Flashes are a different beast, and bring new challenges to a Buffalo team that has made the first three weeks of the season look easy.
On Tuesday, UB men’s basketball announced it will open the season against Towson and Army West Point as a part of “Bubbleville” at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT.
Following their performances against Bowling Green, the Mid-American Conference awarded twin brothers Jaret and James Patterson with East Division Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 23.
On Monday, UB announced both the men’s and women’s Nov. 25 basketball games against Gannon won’t be played due to positive COVID test results and subsequent contact tracing within Gannon’s Tier 1 personnel.
On Nov. 19, the Mid-American Conference announced the preseason men’s basketball honors with UB senior guard Jayvon Graves named to the preseason All-MAC First Team and junior forward Josh Mballa named to the second team.
On Friday, UB men’s basketball announced three of its games will air on national television and have been moved to Friday night slots.
The UB women’s basketball team is less than a week away from starting its long awaited 2020-21 season. UB will play Gannon University, a tough Division II program, in an exhibition game on Nov. 25 at home to get the season rolling.
On Tuesday, UB announced the men’s basketball team will open their season at home against Gannon on Nov. 25 pending approval from the New York State Department of Health. This will be the first time these teams face off since the Mideast Tournament in 1990-91.
UB defeated Bowling Green 42-17 in Ohio on Tuesday evening. Junior running back Jaret Patterson set a school record with 301 rushing yards.
Alex Brown and Justin Weiss return to preview UB's Week 3 matchup with the Bowling Green Falcons and recap the Bulls' impressive 42-10 victory over Miami (OH). They also discuss the upcoming “Bubbleville” men's basketball tournament.
Coming off a career-best performance against Miami (OH), UB quarterback Kyle Vantrease was named Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week Nov. 16. Vantrease is the second straight UB player to earn the award this season following teammate Jaret Patterson last week.
On Wednesday, UB announced the men’s basketball team will square off against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 19. This will be the third time in four years the Bulls have played Syracuse.
UB defeated Miami (OH) 42-10 behind strong games from Antonio Nunn, Kevin Marks and Malcolm Koonce.
Junior running back Jaret Patterson picked up right where his 2019 season left off, as he was named Mid-American Conference East Division Co-Offensive Player of the Week Nov. 9. Patterson shared the award with Miami (OH) quarterback A.J. Meyer, who threw three touchdown passes in relief for injured starter Brett Gabbert.