The coaches of the Buffalo men’s basketball team, in collaboration with Coaches vs. Cancer week, donned lime-green Nike sneakers on Tuesday night against Ball State and will wear them in their game on Saturday night as well.
The color lime-green was chosen in honor of head coach Nate Oats’ wife, Crystal, who is currently battling non-Hodgkin’s double-hit lymphoma.read more >>
Various media outlets reported Wednesday that Warde Manuel, who served as Buffalo’s AD before White, accepted the same position at the University of Michigan – ending his nearly four-year tenure at the University of Connecticut.read more >>
Returning starters, short or long, have spent time on the injured list. Some of the key sharpshooting recruits aren’t panning out to what they’re supposed to be.
But that’s not the case for one junior college transfer transfer. Junior Blake Hamilton – a wing by trade – has played multiple positions on the floor and considers himself a matchup nightmare.read more >>
Even though most students were away from campus, that didn’t stop some of UB’s athletes from shining in their respective sport over winter break. The Spectrum has compiled a list of some of the top moments in UB Athletics that occurred over the winter break.read more >>
The Bulls (11-9, 4-3 Mid-American Conference) and their up-tempo defense was the difference maker as they defeated the Ball State Cardinals (13-7, 4-3 MAC) 76-64 on Tuesday night in Alumni Arena. The Bulls have picked up three wins in their last four games and are now above .500 in conference play once again.read more >>
Sophomore point guard Lamonte Bearden is expected to return to the starting lineup for the men’s basketball team Tuesday night after missing two games and coming off the bench in Buffalo’s last game. Bearden suffered a foot injury before the Bulls’ (10-9, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) victory over Central Michigan on Jan. 16.read more >>
Johnson will be able to medically redshirt this season and return to the Bulls next fall for his final year of eligibility. Per NCAA rules, if an injured player has not yet redshirted, and has played less than 20 percent of their team’s season, the season won’t count against the player’s four years of eligibility.read more >>
The Bulls (10-9, 3-3 MAC) would not recover from that not-so-welcome surprise either, as they saw their two-game winning streak snapped with a 91-71 loss to Western Michigan (8-11, 2-4 MAC) Saturday. The 91 points are the most Buffalo has allowed so far in conference play.read more >>
Behind a career game by Hamilton and an all-around excellent rebounding effort, the Bulls picked up their second consecutive conference victory with a 77-60 victory over Miami Ohio in Oxford, Ohio Tuesday night.read more >>
The Bulls (9-8, 2-2 MAC) defeated Central Michigan (9-8, 2-2 MAC) Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena with a vintage performance by Skeete, who filled in for injured sophomore guard Lamonte Bearden.read more >>
The Bulls (8-8, 1-2 MAC), despite grabbing 49 rebounds, turned the ball over 23 times and shot less than 40 percent in a 81-69 loss to Eastern Michigan (10-6, 2-1 MAC) Tuesday night in Ypsilanti, Michigan.read more >>
The Bulls (8-7, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) defeated Kent State (10-5, 1-1 MAC) 76-67 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center in Kent, Ohio Friday.read more >>
Akron (12-2, 1-0 MAC) defeated Buffalo 75-71 in Alumni Arena Tuesday night in front of an announced crowd of 2,226. The win ends Buffalo’s eight-game conference winning streak from last season, which included a win over Akron in the MAC Tournament Semifinals.read more >>
Eastern Michigan (10-2, 1-0 MAC) defeated Buffalo 67-56 Saturday at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The Bulls shot 32 percent from the field and went 5 of 21 from the beyond the arc. Buffalo’s two-game winning streak was snapped.read more >>
Both the men's and women’s teams ended the non-conference schedule with convincing victories Tuesday night. The men’s squad (7-6) defeated Delaware (5-6) 99-79 in Alumni Arena while the women (8-3) defeated Sacred Heart (2-9) 66-53 in Fairfield, Connecticut.read more >>
VCU (6-5) defeated the Bulls (6-6) 90-69 at the Siegel Center in Richmond, Virginia Tuesday. The 21-point loss against the Rams was the third time in five games that the Bulls have lost by 20 points or more. The Bulls have one more game left before beginning Mid-American Conference play.read more >>
The fall 2015 semester for UB Athletics had many highs and lows.
The program took some steps toward its lofty goal of being “America’s next big-time college athletics brand,” while taking some steps back with departures in the process. These moments helped shape the landscape of the current state of UB Athletics, while progressing toward the future of the program.
The Spectrum ranked the top-10 moments in UB Athletics during the fall 2015 semester.read more >>
With 14 freshmen on the roster, the Bulls (4-2, 0-1 Mid-American Conference) are set on getting several of them onto the mat to give them their first taste of college wrestling. Stutzman has been pleased with the performance of his young talent thus far.read more >>
It’s games like Sunday that make you realize this team needs major help in the post. Buffalo controlled the game in the first half, but then it allowed nearly 30 rebounds in the second half, nine on the offensive glass. Players like Baccas would have prevented a performance like that.read more >>