Wes Clark named “Transfer of the Year”

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Buffalo guard Wes Clark moves the ball against Arizona during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. Buffalo won 89-68. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

After becoming eligible in December, Wes Clark played the final 26 games for UB and his impact was immediate.

The senior helped power the Bulls to the Mid-American Conference Championship and to their first win in the NCAA Tournament win in the First Round victory over #4 Arizona.

On Tuesday, he was honored with the Riley Wallace Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top transfer.

Clark, who first played for head coach Nate Oats at Romulus High School, played at Missouri before transferring to Buffalo.

He averaged 14.6 points per game.  In the MAC Championship, he scored 26 points and named the tournament MVP. He continued to play at an elite level in the NCAA Tournament, scoring 25 points in the Bulls’ victory over Arizona and had 26 in their loss to Kentucky.

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