2011–12 Buffalo Bulls men's basketball team

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2011–12 Buffalo Bulls men's basketball
Buffalo Bulls logo.svg
CIT, Second Round
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division East Division
2011–12 record 20–11 (12–4 MAC)
Head coach Reggie Witherspoon (13th season)
Assistant coach Kevin Heck
Assistant coach Jordan Gleason
Assistant coach Turner Battle
Home arena Alumni Arena
Seasons
2011–12 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Akron 13 3   .813     22 12   .647
Buffalo 12 4   .750     20 11   .645
Ohio 11 5   .688     29 8   .784
Kent State 10 6   .625     21 12   .636
Bowling Green 9 7   .563     16 16   .500
Miami 5 11   .313     9 21   .300
West
Eastern Michigan 9 7   .563     14 18   .438
Toledo 7 9   .438     19 17   .528
Western Michigan 6 10   .375     14 20   .412
Ball State 6 10   .375     15 15   .500
Central Michigan 5 11   .313     11 21   .344
Northern Illinois 3 13   .188     5 26   .161
2012 MAC Tournament winner
As of March 23, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Buffalo Bulls men's basketball team represented the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bulls, led by 13th year head coach Reggie Witherspoon, played their home games at Alumni Arena and were members of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 20–11, 12–4 in MAC play to finish in second place in the East Division. They lost in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament to Ohio. The Bulls received an invite to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament where they defeated American in the first round before losing to Oakland in the second round.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Tony Watson Guard 6–2 185 Junior West Palm Beach, Florida
3 Jarod Oldham Guard 6–3 185 Sophomore Decatur, Illinois
4 Richie Sebuharara Guard 6–1 160 Junior Vestal, New York
5 Zach Filzen Guard 6–3 185 Senior Northfield, Minnesota
10 Corey Raley-Ross Guard 6–3 190 Sophomore Charlotte, North Carolina
12 Javon McCrea Forward 6–7 245 Sophomore Newark, New York
21 Mitchell Watt Forward 6–10 225 Senior Goodyear, Arizona
22 Auraum Nuiriankh Guard/Forward 6–5 200 Sophomore Baltimore, Maryland
24 Dave Barnett Guard/Forward 6–5 215 Senior East Aurora, New York
25 Xavier Ford Forward 6–7 210 Freshman Colorado Springs, Colorado
30 Titus Robinson Forward 6–7 201 Senior Charlotte, North Carolina
32 Raphell Thomas-Edwards Forward 6–5 230 Freshman Leicester, England
33 Cameron Downing Center 6–9 260 Sophomore Tulsa, Oklahoma
44 Will Regan Forward 6–8 230 Sophomore Williamsville, New York

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
11/11/2011*
7:00 PM
Saint Peter's W 72–65  1–0
Alumni Arena (2,623)
Amherst, NY
11/16/2011
7:00 PM
Cornell W 68–59  2–0
Alumni Arena (1,731)
Amherst, NY
11/19/2011*
12:30 PM
at Princeton L 53–61  2–1
Jadwin Gymnasium (1,715)
Princeton, NJ
11/22/2011*
7:00 PM
Canisius W 94–59  3–1
Alumni Arena (2,122)
Amherst, NY
11/30/2011*
7:00 PM, FS Ohio
at Dayton W 84–55  4–1
UD Arena (12,215)
Dayton, OH
12/03/2011*
7:00 PM
St. Bonaventure L 60–66  4–2
Alumni Arena (3,882)
Amherst, NY
12/07/2011*
7:00 PM, TWCSN
at Niagara W 82–74  5–2
Gallagher Center (2,061)
Lewiston, NY
12/10/2011*
7:00 PM, TWCSN
Youngstown State W 80–72  6–2
Alumni Arena (1,611)
Amherst, NY
12/20/2011*
9:00 PM, BYUtv
at BYU L 78–93  6–3
Marriott Center (9,632)
Provo, UT
12/28/2011*
7:00 PM
at Temple L 85–87 OT 6–4
Liacouras Center (4,161)
Philadelphia, PA
01/04/2012*
7:00 PM
Buffalo State W 111–59  7–4
Alunmi Arena (719)
Amherst, NY
01/07/2012
7:00 PM, TWCSN
Kent State W 66–65  8–4
(1–0)
Alumni Arena (2,386)
Amherst, NY
01/11/2012
7:00 PM
at Ohio L 52–60  8–5
(1–1)
Convocation Center (6,284)
Athens, OH
01/14/2012
6:00 PM, STO
at Miami (OH) L 51–52  8–6
(1–2)
Millett Hall (1,528)
Oxford, OH
01/18/2012
7:00 PM
Akron W 82–70  9–6
(2–2)
Alumni Arena (3,095)
Amherst, NY
01/21/2012
4:00 PM
at Bowling Green W 68–66  10–6
(3–2)
Stroh Center (2,120)
Bowling Green, OH
01/24/2012
7:00 PM, TWCSN
Eastern Michigan W 65–47  11–6
(4–2)
Alumni Arena (2,154)
Amherst, NY
01/28/2012
11:00 AM
at Northern Illinois W 74–59  12–6
(5–2)
Convocation Center (1,427)
DeKalb, IL
02/01/2012
7:00 PM, TWCSN
Ball State W 73–57  13–6
(6–2)
Alumni Arena (2,112)
Amherst, NY
02/04/2012
7:00 PM
at Toledo W 72–65  14–6
(7–2)
Savage Arena (4,099)
Toledo, OH
02/08/2012
7:00 PM
at Central Michigan W 66–62  15–6
(8–2)
McGuirk Arena (933)
Mount Pleasant, MI
02/11/2012
6:00 PM, STO
Western Michigan W 59–57  16–6
(9–2)
Alumni Arena (4,561)
Amherst, NY
02/14/2012
7:00 PM, STO
at Kent State L 71–76  16–7
(9–3)
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (2,622)
Kent, OH
02/18/2012*
1:00 PM, ESPNU
South Dakota State
ESPN BracketBusters
L 65–86  16–8
Frost Arena (5,378)
Brookings, South Dakota
02/22/2012
7:00 PM
Ohio L 77–88  16–9
((9–4))
Alumni Arena (2,925)
Amherst, NY
02/25/2012
3:00 PM
Miami (OH) W 84–74  17–9
(10–4)
Alumni Arena (3,645)
Amherst, NY
02/29/2012
7:00 PM
at Akron W 74–70  18–9
(11–4)
James A. Rhodes Arena (3,875)
Akron, OH
03/03/2012
2:00 PM, STO
Bowling Green W 68–64  19–9
(12–4)
Alumni Arena (4,015)
Amherst, NY
MAC Tournament
03/09/2012
9:30 PM, STO
(2) vs. (3) Ohio
Semifinals
L 74–77  19–10
Quicken Loans Arena (8,513)
Cleveland, OH
CollegeInsider.com Tournament
03/14/2012*
7:30 PM
at American
First round
W 78–61  20–10
Bender Arena (256)
Washington, D.C.
03/17/2012*
2:00 PM
at Oakland
Second round
L 76–84  20–11
Athletics Center O'rena (1,685)
Rochester, MI
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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