UB holds send-off for Men’s Basketball team

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – The University at Buffalo invited the community to wish the Men’s basketball team luck as they hit the road for Providence for their first game in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

UB is sending both its Men’s and Women’s basketball teams to the NCAA Tournaments this year, one of 22 schools to do so.

The Men will take on Miami in Providence on Thursday. The Women will play against Ohio State in Columbus on Friday.

Both the Men’s and Women’s teams are going into the tournaments as 14 seeds.

UB hosted a send-off event for the Men’s team on Tuesday morning. That started around 10:30 a.m. at UB’s Alumni Arena.

A send-off for the Women’s team will be held Wednesday afternoon.

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