UB basketball player receives national recognition

Nick Perkins UB Bulls
Posted at 12:07 PM, Mar 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-11 13:16:13-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — University at Buffalo's Nick Perkins has been named the Sixth Man of the Year by sports website Bleacher Report.

The Bulls' Senior Forward has nine games with more than 20 points. No other reserve in the nation has more than six, according to Bleach Report. He averaged 14.8 points per game.

The Mid-American Conference Tournament begins this week and the UB men and women have both earned byes to the quarterfinal round.