Coach Bobby Hurley taking Buffalo dancing for the first time

Bobby Hurley was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA tournament in 1992 as a point guard at Duke. He’s going back to the tournament 23 years later as head coach at Buffalo.

Hurley’s Bulls earned their first trip to March Madness after winning the Mid-American Conference tournament Saturday night 88-84 over a Central Michigan team they had lost to twice in the regular season. The Bulls will enter the tournament on an eight-game winning streak.

Buffalo won 19 games last season in Hurley’s first year as coach. The Bulls won thier 23rd game of the season Saturday. Six players scored in double figures for the Bulls, including all five starters. Xavier Ford and Shannon Evans each scored 18 points. Will Regan also came off the bench to score 10 for the Bulls. Buffalo made 10 3-pointers and nearly 50 percent of its shots to make school history.

Central Michigan got 27 points from junior guard Chris Fowler and the Chippewas also made 50 percent of their shots.

Written by Nick Endress

Nick Endress

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