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August 01, 2018, 10:47:56 AM
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2018-2019 Schedules
« on: August 01, 2018, 10:47:56 AM »
The schedules are released:

Men: http://ubbulls.com/sports/mbkb/2018-19/schedule

Women: St. Bonaventure and MAC only http://ubbulls.com/sports/wbkb/2018-19/schedule


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August 01, 2018, 10:53:13 AM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2018, 10:53:13 AM »
No Purple Chickens listed.  Maybe it hasn't been confirmed yet?

Yet again, except for maybe Southern Illinois, no one big is willing to come here.

August 01, 2018, 12:53:31 PM
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2018, 12:53:31 PM »
No Purple Chickens listed.  Maybe it hasn't been confirmed yet?

Yet again, except for maybe Southern Illinois, no one big is willing to come here.

A home/home in the same season?  You only see that when two teams are not able to find anyone to fill their schedule and they get desperate. 


Sounds like both sides wanted a quality home game.

August 01, 2018, 05:18:27 PM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2018, 05:18:27 PM »
No Purple Chickens listed.  Maybe it hasn't been confirmed yet?

Yet again, except for maybe Southern Illinois, no one big is willing to come here.

Bummed about no Niagara... had to text my sister who's a Niagara alumni and let her know we'll not be able to watch the game together.

Glad they're playing Syracuse again, UB needs to regularly play them in Basketball and Football.

It looks like the national exposure has made a better quality of overall schedule

August 01, 2018, 06:53:57 PM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2018, 06:53:57 PM »
Really like that we play Toledo and EMU twice from the West, projected next best teams after us. RPI boosts!

August 01, 2018, 09:20:40 PM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2018, 09:20:40 PM »
I’m afraid we find ourselves in the same position that the likes of Gonzaga once found themselves, an up and coming mid major that no P5 conference team wants to schedule on the road.  Therefore it is imperative that we play the likes of Syracuse, West Virginia and Marquette (even if it’s on the road). But also find our way into some of these early season tournaments. Which is why I disappointed in the field for this Belfast classic.  But hey it’s exposure. That all said I’m ok with the schedule. Just wish we had better quality teams coming to Alumni. If not a P5 school someone better than a St. Francis.

And we better hope SIU is good, otherwise playing them twice will hurt us in the metrics.

August 02, 2018, 04:41:03 AM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2018, 04:41:03 AM »
2017 we averaged 3791 fans (assuming paid attendance) and made no more than 249,329 in Ticket Revenue. For conversation say each of those tickets were season and each paid $100 in donation, then basketball would have made $48,340 at the most per game in 2017.

Same numbers in 2018, but more home games and lower average attendance, that number falls to $39,453/game in 2018.

Buying a home game these days starts at around 20k and goes up to around 100k so economically it's gonna be hard to bring a team in. I think we need to start getting more 6k crowds and the good home games will follow.
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August 02, 2018, 09:32:40 AM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2018, 09:32:40 AM »
2017 we averaged 3791 fans (assuming paid attendance) and made no more than 249,329 in Ticket Revenue. For conversation say each of those tickets were season and each paid $100 in donation, then basketball would have made $48,340 at the most per game in 2017.

Same numbers in 2018, but more home games and lower average attendance, that number falls to $39,453/game in 2018.

Buying a home game these days starts at around 20k and goes up to around 100k so economically it's gonna be hard to bring a team in. I think we need to start getting more 6k crowds and the good home games will follow.

That is total attendance not paid attendance. They count the students.

You haven't been able to buy a D1 team for $20k for a long time.  $35k is the going rate for a sub 200 team that is local and can bus in.  P6 schools are now paying as much as $120k for a game.

Teams like UB typically use their money from playing a team like Syracuse to buy some games.  Ticket sales don't buy games.  UB is buying games in the tournament.  They get two home games and two neutral games.   

The problem is that Syracuse doesn't pay quality teams what they are worth.  They pay Cornell and Colgate $100k but a good team like Buffalo gets more like $85k because UB really wants the game and could pull an upset.

You can bet Syracuse will not schedule another game if the Bulls win.

SIU is a big game.   

August 02, 2018, 12:42:36 PM
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2018, 12:42:36 PM »
Idk that the Preseason BPI's really tell much, but it's showing Marquette, WV, and Syracuse as a 4,5, and 7 in the overall BPIs. If we can find a way to win even one of those games, that could be a huge boost for us.

Also, they are listing us as 41 in the overall BPI, so we got a little love :)

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/24186505/basketball-power-index-surprise-west-virginia-mountaineers-marquette-golden-eagles

August 02, 2018, 03:49:58 PM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2018, 03:49:58 PM »
Baring injuries, I think that this year we can beat the Bonnies. I'm a little sad that we aren't playing Niagara, I always like to play the big 3, but oh well.

August 02, 2018, 03:56:47 PM
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« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2018, 03:56:47 PM »
Also, why does the schedule on the website say we're playing Southern Illinois twice? Is that a type-o?

August 02, 2018, 04:47:49 PM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2018, 04:47:49 PM »
Also, why does the schedule on the website say we're playing Southern Illinois twice? Is that a type-o?

No...a home and home.  It happens every now and then. I am sure each situation is somewhat unique and not necessarily ideal.
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August 02, 2018, 08:49:51 PM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2018, 08:49:51 PM »
I’m afraid we find ourselves in the same position that the likes of Gonzaga once found themselves, an up and coming mid major that no P5 conference team wants to schedule on the road.  Therefore it is imperative that we play the likes of Syracuse, West Virginia and Marquette (even if it’s on the road). But also find our way into some of these early season tournaments. Which is why I disappointed in the field for this Belfast classic.  But hey it’s exposure. That all said I’m ok with the schedule. Just wish we had better quality teams coming to Alumni. If not a P5 school someone better than a St. Francis.

And we better hope SIU is good, otherwise playing them twice will hurt us in the metrics.

You have had  a couple of excellent years.  Comparing yourself to Gonzaga?   Why would a power 5 team come to play you?  Drop football and try to get in a conference like the A-10 and then you can dream bigger.   You are set up for another good year drop the football and try to make the move now. 

August 02, 2018, 08:51:31 PM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2018, 08:51:31 PM »
Baring injuries, I think that this year we can beat the Bonnies. I'm a little sad that we aren't playing Niagara, I always like to play the big 3, but oh well.

I don’t think you are winning in the RC, but come on down to Olean and enjoy a great atmosphere for the game.

August 03, 2018, 05:31:39 AM
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Re: 2018-2019 Schedules
« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2018, 05:31:39 AM »
Make no mistake about it I am not saying we are what Gonzaga is now. But once upon a time Gonzaga was an up and coming mid major in the same position we are now. Growing pains that come along with winning in a non power conference. And no way should we drop football. At the end of the day football, love it or hate it,  is the biggest money maker.

 


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