Oh, So Close! Buffalo Plays West Virginia Tough, Falls Just Short In ThrillerTarik Phillip hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down, adding the clinching points as fifth-seeded West Virginia held off No. 12 Buffalo 68-62 on Friday in their NCAA Tournament opener.
Huggins, Hurley Dominate Mountaineers-Bulls NCAA MatchupHuggins and his Mountaineers meet the former Duke star's Bulls on Friday in the round of 64 in Columbus.
Upstart Buffalo Happy To Have Tourney-Tested Hurley At HelmLucky charm or not, Bobby Hurley will be wearing his championship ring Friday, when his 12th-seeded Bulls make their tournament debut facing fifth-seeded West Virginia.