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Jenkins Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Buffalo

Head coach Jim Whitesell has completed his coaching staff with the addition of Hunter Jenkins as assistant coach. Jenkins most recently served as assistant coach at junior college powerhouse Odessa CC. This past season, Odessa went 28-7 and 14-2 in the WJCAC, one of the top junior college conferences in the nation. The Wranglers advanced

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Buffalo promotes Whitesell to Head Basketball Coach

Jim Whitesell, the University at Buffalo’s associate head coach for the last four seasons, has been named the 14th head men’s basketball coach in school history, athletic director Mark Alnutt announced on Saturday afternoon. “After conducting a national search and talking with some of the brightest college basketball minds across the country, it was clear to

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Daily Dirt – 3/29/19

A bunch of things to wrap up a busy week… An early name at Buffalo is Tennessee associate head coach Rob Lanier. The former head coach at Siena (2001-05) is a Buffalo native who has also been an assistant at Texas, Florida, and Virginia. Will have more names soon. I can confirm that Clemson graduate

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Alabama Names Nate Oats Men’s Basketball Coach

University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced on Wednesday that Nate Oats has been named head coach of the Crimson Tide men’s basketball program. Oats, who was named the 2018 and 2019 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Coach of the Year and is one of 11 finalists for the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s College

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Buffalo’s Oats inks 5-year extension

The University at Buffalo and men’s basketball coach Nate Oats have agreed to a new five-year contract through the 2024 season, Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced today. The new contract makes Oats the highest paid coach in the Mid-American Conference with an annual salary of $837,000 which includes a base salary of $612,000 and

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Oats Signs New Five-Year Contract at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo and head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats have agreed on a new five-year contract, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Wednesday. The new deal will keep Oats on the UB sidelines through the 2020-21 season. “Nate’s first year at the helm was an overwhelming success. The efforts of he and

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Buffalo Hires DBO

First-year head coach Nate Oats has announced the addition of Adam Bauman as Director of Basketball Operations, finalizing his staff for the upcoming season.  Bauman comes to UB after spending the last three years as Video Coordinator at Mississippi State. The Pontiac, Ill., native oversaw all video coordination for men’s basketball at Mississippi State, while

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