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UB men's hoops to play Miami (FL) in NCAA Tourn.

Posted at 6:50 PM, Mar 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 07:56:25-04

Next stop: Providence, Rhode Island.

The University at Buffalo men's basketball team learned on Sunday they are the No. 14 seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament.  The Bulls' first-round opponent is No. 3 Miami (Florida).  The Bulls and Hurricanes will play on Thursday in Providence at 6:50 p.m.

UB earned their spot in "the big dance" by topping Akron in Saturday's Mid-American Conference Championship game.

Buffalo is 20-14 overall.  They went 10-8 in the MAC..

Miami is 25-7 overall.  They went 13-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference and lost to Virginia (No. 1 seed in Midwest Region) in the ACC semifinals.

 

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