Step aside, "New York." The name "Buffalo" is reclaiming its place of prominence in the University at Buffalo Bulls sports teams' logo.
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Former NBA and UConn star Donyell Marshall has been hired as the head coach at Central Connecticut State.
After an exciting start to the NCAA tourney on Thursday, Chalk's experts offer an in-depth game-by-game betting breakdown of all 16 games on Friday.
It's no secret that great guard play can be a key component to a deep tourney run. The Hurricanes have that in the duo of McClellan and Rodriguez.
Miami's Ja'Quan Newton throws it up to Davon Reed, who completes the alley-oop in the Hurricanes' win over Buffalo.
Angel Rodriguez had 24 points and seven rebounds as third-seeded Miami held on to defeat No. 14 seed Buffalo 79-72 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
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Miami won this season in part through unobtrusive but cumulatively effective methods like shooting more free throws than the opponent. That held true against Buffalo, as Sheldon McClellan's 10-of-13 performance at the line helped offset 10 made 3s by the Bulls (four by Nick Perkins).
Miami knocks off pesky Buffalo
The 3-seed Hurricanes had five players scoring in double digits, led by 23 from Angel Rodriguez and 20 from Sheldon McClellan in the 79-72 win over the upset-minded Bulls. Box score
Miami trying to pull away from Buffalo
Angel Rodriguez has 18 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals, as the Hurricanes lead the Bulls by 5 with less than four minutes left. Follow live
Miami holds slim lead over Buffalo at half
Buffalo's Lamonte Bearden's layup came just after the buzzer, allowing the 3-seed Hurricanes to keep a 35-33 lead. Buffalo is down 2 despite shooting just 30% from the field. Sheldon McClellan has a game-high 12 points for Miami. Box score
Buffalo leads cold-shooting Miami early
The 14-seed Bulls are just 2-for-12 from 2-point range, but 4-for-8 from beyond the arc for the early 5-point lead midway through the first half over the 3-seed Hurricanes, who are shooting just 33% from the field. Follow live
First Round: Buffalo (14) vs. Miami (3)
The key plays in this game for both teams will come in transition. The Canes average 1.19 points per play in transition, third among major conference teams, while the Bulls average 18.1 transition points per game. Preview
Our three former coaches -- Seth Greenberg, Fran Fraschilla and Dan Dakich -- look at all the matchups, point out strengths and weaknesses and figure out what each team needs to do to advance.
BPI says Buffalo's very beata-bull
The Basketball Power Index projects Miami as a near-lock to get past Buffalo and advance to the second round.
Anyone filling out a bracket wants to know how far certain teams can go. So we give you the dream, and nightmare, scenarios for every NCAA tournament team.
Buckets for days in Buffalo-Miami
Buffalo should run up and down the floor. However, Miami will be happy to join the track meet as it has better and deeper guards. What's the best pick for this matchup? Betting guide (Insider)
Can Buffalo pull off a round 1 upset?
The odds don't look good (6 percent) for the MAC champ to knock off No. 3 Miami. The Bulls' best chance? It might be to launch 3s, but Buffalo is shooting just 33.5 percent from beyond the arc. Giant Killers (Insider)