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Buffalo the #12 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament Midwest Region: Links Roundup

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Weeks like this, when I actually have enough material to do a links roundup, let alone one every two days, are few and far between. Read up on what the world is saying about the Bulls now that their tournament path is revealed:

NCAA picks, from first-round upsets to the title game. | : Will Leitch Article
Small School Player to Watch: Justin Moss, Buffalo. He's the MAC Player of the Year who nearly averaged a double-double, but you'll want to cheer for him because he was diagnosed with serious heart ailment before his freshman year and, after transferring from Toledo to Buffalo, has become a potential NBA draftee.

Tournament Challenge update - ESPN
With the 12-over-5 seeds such as a popular upset pick, here are the number of brackets picking each of the 12 seeds in the Round of 64: -- Stephen F. Austin (over Utah): 28.1 percent -- Buffalo (over West Virginia): 26.1 percent -- Wyoming (over Northern Iowa): 20.8 percent -- Wofford (over Arkansas): 16.1 percent

NCAA Midwest Region preview - Men's College Basketball - ESPN

Dark horse: Teams making their first trip to the NCAA tournament generally don’t fit in this category, but the Buffalo Bulls could be an exception.

No. 5 WVU to Face Buffalo in NCAA Tournament - WVU Football, WVU Basketball, News - Mountaineer Sports

Mountaineers will play Friday in Columbus against the Bulls in the same region as undefeated No. 1 Kentucky.

Win Your Pool: Here's Some Tips on How to Fill Your Bracket - ABC News

UPSET WATCH: Many will pick 12th-seeded Buffalo over 5th-seeded West Virginia, with good reason.

Putting the bracket in order: Ranking the field 1-68 -

49.Buffalo: The Bulls will be a popular 12-over-5 pick against WVU. Bobby Hurley, yes, of Duke fame, coaches the Bulls, who are in the NCAAs for the first time.

WVU gets No. 5 seed, will play No. 12 Buffalo in 1st round of NCAA Tournament | TribLIVE

MAC champion Buffalo Bulls rewarded with a NCAA Tournament draw against West Virginia |

Good scheduling on the road helps Buffalo from the MAC get a No. 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament and a matchup with West Virginia.

NCAA Tournament preview: No. 5 West Virginia Mountaneers vs. No. 12 Buffalo Bulls | NCAA Basketball | Sporting News

Look for Buffalo's Bobby Hurley to get paid, not leave: MAC Tournament 2015 (photos) |

The speculation is Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley is gone at the first big offer he gets. But he could very well stay at UB and quickly become the big fish in the Mid-American Conference.

NCAA bracket predictions 2015: Pick Kentucky to win it all -

Round of 32: Kentucky vs. Cincinnati Buffalo vs. Maryland Kansas vs. Wichita State Notre Dame vs. Texas

2015 NCAA Tournament Midwest Region: Instant Analysis | CollegeBasketballTalk

Remember, the Bulls, who are coached by Bobby Hurley, gave Kentucky all that they could handle in Lexington back in November.

Midwest Region: Can anyone upset Kentucky? Don’t count out Maryland - The Washington Post

The good news is that, until Saturday, Maryland had won all its close games this season. Assuming they get past Valpo, the Terrapins will play Buffalo or West Virginia. They should pull for the Mountaineers for two reasons: Their guards should handle WVU’s pressure, and Buffalo is coached by Bobby Hurley, meaning it will get all the calls.


Go Bulls