2016-2017 Buffalo Bulls

2016-2017 Buffalo Bulls Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
41 Brock Bertram Fr C 6-11 250 Mar 10, 1998 Apple Valley (MN) United States Apple Valley High School
22 Dontay Caruthers So G 6-1 195 Jul 23, 1995 Rochester (NY) United States East High School
2 Willie Conner Sr F 6-5 200 May 6, 1993 Chicago (IL) United States Crane High School
10 Graham Dolan Fr G 6-5 172 Mar 13, 1998 Williamsville (NY) United States Williamsville South High School
0 Blake Hamilton Sr F 6-6 205 Oct 26, 1994 Pasadena (CA) United States Pasadena High School
31 Raheem Johnson Sr F 6-10 235 Oct 12, 1991 Detroit (MI) United States Romulus High School
1 James Jones Fr SG 6-4 177 - Chicago (IL) United States Bogan High School
3 Davonta Jordan Fr PG 6-2 185 May 12, 1997 Melbourne (FL) United States Florida Air Academy
4 David Kadiri Sr FC 6-8 210 Jan 26, 1995 Beltsville (MD) United States Coolidge High School
5 C.J. Massinburg So SG 6-3 170 Apr 14, 1997 Dallas (TX) United States South Oak Cliff High School
24 Quate McKinzie Fr PF 6-8 195 May 22, 1997 Burgaw (NC) United States Harrells Christian Academy
33 Nick Perkins So PF 6-8 225 Oct 15, 1996 Detroit (MI) United States Milan High School
23 Christian Pino Jr G 5-7 145 Oct 3, 1994 Detroit (MI) United States Romulus High School
42 Nikola Rakicevic So G 6-5 185 Jan 14, 1997 Smederevo Serbia N/A
34 Ikenna Smart So F 6-10 225 Sep 23, 1995 Greensboro (NC) United States New Garden Friends School

Recent Buffalo Bulls History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 17-15 (11-7) 2nd (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 20-15 (10-8) 3rd (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 23-10 (12-6) 1st (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 19-10 (13-5) 3rd (MAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 14-20 (7-9) 7th (MAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 20-11 (12-4) 2nd (MAC) 4th Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 19-14 (8-8) 7th (MAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2009-2010 18-12 (9-7) 3rd (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 21-12 (11-5) 1st (MAC) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2007-2008 10-20 (3-13) 12th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 12-19 (4-12) 10th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 19-13 (8-10) 8th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 23-10 (11-7) 2nd (MAC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 17-12 (11-7) 5th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 5-23 (2-16) 13th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A

2016-2017 Buffalo Bulls Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Blake Hamilton NABC All-District (14) First Team
Blake Hamilton All-MAC Second Team
C.J. Massinburg All-MAC Honorable Mention
Dontay Caruthers MAC Defensive POY
Dontay Caruthers MAC All-Defensive Team
Nick Perkins MAC Sixth Man of the Year
Blake Hamilton MAC Player of the Week (East) (Mar 6, 2017)
Blake Hamilton MAC Player of the Week (East) (Feb 6, 2017)

2016-2017 Buffalo Bulls Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Caruthers C. Massinburg W. Conner B. Hamilton D. Kadiri
Rotation       N. Perkins R. Johnson
Rotation       Q. McKinzie  
Lim PT C. Pino N. Rakicevic   I. Smart  
Lim PT D. Jordan J. Jones      

2016-2017 Buffalo Bulls Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Blake Hamilton 32 30.4 17.5 6.2 4.4 1.0 0.5 3.5
C.J. Massinburg 24 32.4 14.5 5.6 2.8 0.6 0.1 2.0
Willie Conner 32 31.2 13.0 2.8 1.1 0.5 0.3 1.8
Nick Perkins 32 25.8 12.4 6.7 0.7 0.3 0.8 2.3
David Kadiri 31 16.2 5.7 4.1 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.5
Dontay Caruthers 32 22.1 5.1 2.2 2.3 1.8 0.1 1.4
Quate McKinzie 17 15.3 4.2 4.2 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.5
Ikenna Smart 31 12.8 3.4 3.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.6
Raheem Johnson 26 9.7 3.3 2.9 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.7
Nikola Rakicevic 21 8.6 2.6 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4
Davonta Jordan 31 14.5 2.5 1.8 2.6 0.7 0.1 1.5
James Jones 14 5.9 2.0 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2
Christian Pino 7 2.7 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.6

2016-2017 Buffalo Bulls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Nate Oats Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Buffalo, 2014 to 2015)
Jim Whitesell Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (St. John's, 2013 to 2015)
Bryan Hodgson Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Lindsey Hunter Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Golden State Warriors, 2013 to 2014)
Allen Greene Athletic Director 2016-2017 N/A
Adam Bauman Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Video Coordinator (Mississippi State, 2012 to 2015)
Tom Fox Video Coordinator 2016-2017 N/A
Brian Bratta Head Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A
Andrew Bliz Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A