Big 4 Basketball Classic to feature Buffalo Braves-themed uniforms

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Big 4 Basketball Classic will pay homage to the city’s NBA days, with all four teams wearing Buffalo Braves throwback style uniforms for the event.

The Niagara and St. Bonaventure matchup will feature uniforms from the early years of the Braves, with diagonal stripes on the jerseys from the 1971-73 seasons. The Canisius vs. UB game will include uniforms with the Columbia-blue style from the end of the team’s run in Buffalo.

This will mark the first college basketball doubleheader between Western New York’s four Division I schools since 1998. The games are scheduled for November 29th at the First Niagara Center. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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