Book Review: Bracketology

Review by Budd Bailey Basketball fans have learned a new word over the past several years: bracketology. If you were trying to define it, you’d say it is the study…

Following the Aggies

By Budd Bailey There are all sorts of interesting stories out there when it comes to NCAA basketball tournament. I had the chance to follow one of them relatively closely,…

More Madness than usual

By Budd Bailey At least the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament is half as long as the first round. It’s tough enough to follow four games in one…

The Madness begins

By Budd Bailey In some ways, it’s the best sports morning of the year. It might be the most romantic, too. The players, coaches and fans of 64 men’s college…

Getting ready for Madness

By Budd Bailey Gentlemen, start your madness. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament gets underway this way. We here in Buffalo are lucky enough to be involved in it again this…

Niagara hockey downs Canisius

By Budd Bailey As the playoffs approach in March, the pecking order in the Atlantic Hockey Association is quite clear. It’s as clear as mud. Entering the weekend’s play, the…

Niagara surprises Iona

By Budd Bailey Not too many Hall of Fame basketball coaches have turned up at the Gallagher Center at Niagara University for a game over the years. Even fewer Hall…

UB puts up a clunker

By Budd Bailey It was easy to determine what happened Friday night in the men’s basketball game between the University at Buffalo and Ohio University at Alumni Arena. The Bulls…

UB has a finishing kick

By Budd Bailey It was the first time all night that the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team had reason to be nervous. The Bulls had been in control throughout…