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Men's Basketball Releases 2009-10 Schedule

Bulls open season against Vermont on November 15

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BUFFALO, NY The University at Buffalo men's basketball team has released its schedule for the 2009-10 campaign. The defending regular season co-champions of the Mid-American Conference will open the season on November 15 against Vermont at Alumni Arena.

Following the Bulls' opener with the Catamounts, they will hit the road for a pair of games against Navy on Nov. 19 and Towson on Nov. 21. UB returns home to face Canisius (Nov. 24) in the first of two straight home games. They will host Army on Dec. 3.

The Bulls will play at Big Ten foe Purdue on Dec. 5 and Niagara on Dec. 9 before returning home to host Buffalo State on Dec. 12. A first-ever game at Wisconsin-Green Bay awaits the Bulls on Dec. 22.

Buffalo will close out the month of December by playing at the UCF Holiday Classic in Orlando. The Bulls will play Jacksonville on Dec. 29 and face either UCF or Liberty on Dec. 30.

The Bulls open Mid-American Conference action at home against Miami (OH) on Jan. 9 in the first of five straight games against East Division foes. On January 28, UB will play Ball State at Alumni Arena to begin a stretch of six games against teams from the West Division.

Buffalo will host Kent State on a nationally-televised game on Feb. 13. The game will tip off at noon and air on ESPNU.

UB will again participate in Bracket Buster Saturday on February 20. Again this season, the game will be played on the road.

After hosting Ohio in the regular season home finale on Feb. 27, the Bulls will travel to Miami (OH) to close out the regular season on March 4.

The Mid-American Conference Tournament begins on March 7 with first round games being played on campus sites. The remainder of the tournament will be played at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena starting on March 11.

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10/16/2009
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