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16  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Bulls lose Navigato on: April 24, 2015, 09:49:32 AM
Give the kid a break. Bradley has been to the dance numerous times including sweet 16s. It has often played in the NIT. The arena is twice the size of ours. True, the current stats for the MVC vs the MAC for teams getting to the dance favor the MAC  and that is ONLY because the MVC has lost teams i.e. Creighton, Butler, etc. Wichita State  with final 4 appearances plays in the MVC. Nate will be a key part of a program re-build. I'm not negative about UB only realistic.   

Butler left the MVC in 1934.

Trolls don't care...
17  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Bulls lose Navigato on: April 24, 2015, 07:55:29 AM
This makes no sense, no sense at all. But if he is getting offers from crap schools and crap schools only, then maybe we are dodging a bullet here.
What happens if he wants to come back after he gets all of these crappy offers?

after all the bad PR we would have to take him back.

What bad PR? A kid with an LOI wanted to look at other schools when the coach left.

Or as I like to call it. Tuesday.
18  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Welp (Evans to Transfer) on: April 21, 2015, 07:12:22 PM
Has anyone else considered that we were part and parcel to something a least a little similar?  Josh Freelove.  Leading scorer at Alabama State, transfers here so he can have a shot at going to the tournament.  Now I don't know about anything more than that, or how he went about leaving, but we're getting burned by the same kind of situation we benefited from in the recent past.

Leaving a school because they are banned from post season play is a bit different.
19  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Football / Re: Season Ticket price on: April 21, 2015, 11:33:21 AM
Bull-In-Exile,
                    I'm not complaining about the $125 price of my ticket, I'm complaining about the jump from $12.86 a game to $20.83 a game. I know for a fact that there is not a big demand for tickets. Not sure what your point about Temple is? I'd gladly pay alot more then $275 if my home game tickets where for: Penn State, Notre Dame, Tulane, UCF, Memphis and Uconn. Again, $125 for season tickets to anything is very reasonable. I would just wait until there was a demand for the tickets before I raised the prices. Not sure what a single game ticket will be? Based on Season Ticket prices I'll guess $25. Charge $25 and get 4K people or charge $10 and get 10K people. The money is the same but 10K looks a lot better on TV.

Not wanting to start an argument. Your points about improving the program are 100% correct. But even with an outstanding field house and facilities, there will be no conference move until we start filling the stadium and you don't fill anything by making it more exspensive.

You think Temple tickets are more in demand? Their attendance rivals ours and they play in an NFL stadium..

Attendance and demand are not always correlative. It depends on how elastic the demand is.
20  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Welp (Evans to Transfer) on: April 20, 2015, 10:19:26 PM
The tweet is gone.

Few things in life are as predictable as that tweet getting deleted...quickly.

Based upon tweets from a former UB athlete it sounds like he was being abused ion twitter.  If he was, it was classless and understandable as to why he took the tweet down.

Abused is a word which gets used far too quickly today.. If he wants to play in the NBA he needs to expect a lot worse than what happened today.
21  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Football / Re: Season Ticket price on: April 20, 2015, 10:06:25 PM
Everyone can complain that UB should have a field house, that they want UB to move to a better conference, that they want xxxx

But those things have to be paid for.

Here is Temple's Season Ticket Pricing (to look at the AAC)

Location   Price
End Zone:   $150
Sideline:   $199
Club Level:   $275

22  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Welp (Evans to Transfer) on: April 20, 2015, 10:01:28 PM
We need to remove those Virginia schools from his blocked list. It's only hurting our perception at this point if it's true. Block ASU though. That's common practice in NCAA sports. You can't let your coach leave you to supposedly "move up" to greener pastures only to have him start poaching your players. That would be an utter joke on Hurley's part.

I've heard there are reasons for the VA school blocks. From someone completely outside of the UB ecosystem. Those of you who follow the annual migration of hoops players in April and see blocks will know what I am talking about.

pleas explain or point us in the right direction

There are usually 3 reasons that a school is blocked

1 - To keep previous coach from poaching talent or to block a school that made inappropriate contact
2 - Conference mate or close rival
3 - Because you may play them in future years..

So you have to assume if a school is blocked it is for one of these reasons or because the AD is a foolish child.  I have no news from anyone in the UB ecosystem, none at all, but I do know that ADDW is not stupid.

It breaks down like the "551K" narrative which the news was selling. The idea that white would be petty and low ball Hurley is crap, and it's not crap because I think white is a saint. If ADDW is a self serving greedy bastard but not a fool then he would have paid Hurley every penny he could muster. I talked about it before but we know Hurley was gone this year or next, it was common knowledge.



In this case I don't think White would spitefully want to hurt Evans, there is nothing in it for him. So I suspect any school blocked falls into one of the three categories.
23  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Social Media...good or bad on: April 20, 2015, 09:55:09 PM
It's neither good nor bad. It all depends on how its used in a given instance.

Evans wants to leave he wants to go to ASU he was not getting the response time he hoped for out of White so he vented on Twitter. Snyder covered it very well as did TBN. For the most part Bull Run just gave HT's to those two sources.

The people who really went monkey shaq were the same guys who think White tried to low ball Hurley. The sad clowns who either want UB to fail for the spectacle or have an ax to grind with White.
24  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Just My Opinion, but.............. on: April 20, 2015, 09:19:10 PM
This team is still phenomenal. I think now is the time that we all band together and make sure that our boys realize what they mean to us all. What is the best way to do that?

Evans is a huge guy to lose. Lamonte is now going to be the feature guard and I think that might be a good thing.
25  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Welp (Evans to Transfer) on: April 20, 2015, 09:16:47 PM
We need to remove those Virginia schools from his blocked list. It's only hurting our perception at this point if it's true. Block ASU though. That's common practice in NCAA sports. You can't let your coach leave you to supposedly "move up" to greener pastures only to have him start poaching your players. That would be an utter joke on Hurley's part.

I've heard there are reasons for the VA school blocks. From someone completely outside of the UB ecosystem. Those of you who follow the annual migration of hoops players in April and see blocks will know what I am talking about.
26  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Basketball / Re: Nate Oats Named 13th Head Coach of UB Men's Basketball on: April 20, 2015, 12:21:57 PM
Did we lose track of a few coaches?  Using UB archives website, it looks like Oats isn't the 13th.

I went through the media guide and Oats is 13th.
Looking through now, it appears that UB considers the first few years of UB basketball (1905-1907, 1912-1915) to be "unofficial" years

Yes. UB has always considered 1915 the start of the program.
27  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Football / Re: Spring Game on: April 20, 2015, 12:20:10 PM
McWhinnie was there

http://www.ubbullrun.com/2015/4/18/8449287/buffalo-bulls-spring-game-takeaways-the-lance-leipold-era-begins

Hi

Can we get a report

1- how did we look
2-who stood out
3-what different with new coaching staff
4-comments about the offensive side
5-comments about the defensive side
6-What was the crowd


thanks

go BULLS
28  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Football / Re: WEST SIDE on: April 18, 2015, 10:01:56 PM
Best guess - it's cheaper for them to expand upon what they have on the west side of the stadium right now than to get the funds together to do a much bigger project on the east side.

$10-12k for UB football...plus tickets...wow.

The tough thing is, how much of a market is there in WNY for another big-money expensive ticket sport?  The Bills and Sabres aren't going to get cheaper.  While Buffalo is doing better lately, it's not like there's that much more discretionary money floating around for this.

Maybe they need all this money to cover the future lawsuit when some underage kid gets too hammered at one of the student tailgates behind the arena and gets hit by a car on their way in.

These tickets will eb sold to corporations who can write off a lot of the expense and then use it as a place to take clients/business partners.
29  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Football / Re: WEST SIDE on: April 18, 2015, 04:56:16 PM
I've had 4 seats in Sect. 202 for 7 years. There have been 4th qts when I was only person in the whole section. I was told at the BBQ that it might be over a month before I'll know if I'll be losing my seats. The people who have seats in the middle sections who do not want to pay for the upgrade might be able to take my seats. 7 years! Oh well, the wife is home and it's time to leave for the game. Go Bulls! (just not to sect. 202)


IT sucks but the question is do you want upgrades to UB stadium or every seat except yours in UB stadium?
30  UB Sports / Buffalo Bulls Football / Re: WEST SIDE on: April 18, 2015, 09:43:37 AM
At the BBQ tonight Danny White said that the East Club will still come in the future.

Thanks for that info brook.
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