McMurtree has recently taken over as head coach of UB’s boxing club. She is a product of the club and was trained by the original founder, Dean Eoannou. She became the club’s first National Golden Glove champion under the direction of Eoannou.read more >>
Eight years ago, an unknown linebacker from Florida who played only one year of high school football received just one offer to play Division-I FBS from UB.
That player, Khalil Mack, took to the game quickly.
He went on to become an All-American, the NCAA’s all-time leader in forced fumbles, and most recently, the NFL’s defensive player of the year.
This fall, there will be another Mack in UB’s linebacking corps.read more >>
Billian is determined to maximize his own potential in just one sport: track and field. The Olympics are nothing more than a dream for most people. But for Billian, the Olympics are an obtainable goal.read more >>
This weekend Bryan Lantry will compete again in NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the No. 11 seeded wrestler in the 133-pound weight class and has his sights set on becoming an All-American by finishing in the top eight.read more >>
The Bulls will be competing at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships in St. Louis, Missouri from March 16 to 18. Fellow sophomore wrestlers Kyle Akins and Jake Gunning are joining Lantry. The three qualified earlier this month at the MAC tournament and now have their sights set on March 16.read more >>
The Bulls were hoping to become the first team to ever win the MAC tournament three years in a row. But that ended abruptly when eventual champion Kent State defeated Buffalo 68-65 in the first game of the weekend.read more >>
The No. 7 seeded Buffalo Bulls (22-10, 10-9 MAC) lost to the No. 6 seeded Toledo Rockets (24-8, 13-6 MAC) 72-65 in the semifinals of the MAC women’s basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena Friday afternoon. The Rockets had the lead for over 30 minutes in the game, including a double digit lead for over five minutes of game time.read more >>
The Bulls saw their quest for a conference three-peat come to an end in a physical game that featured 56 total fouls and 75 free throw attempts.read more >>
Mason Miller and gold medals is like peanut butter and jelly – a perfect fit.
Starting his freshman year, sophomore swimmer Mason Miller has racked up gold medals in multiple events.read more >>
Thursday, the Bulls will play in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Mid American Conference Championship against Kent State.read more >>
The No. 7 seed Buffalo Bulls (22-9, 11-8 Mid-American Conference) upset the No. 2 seed Ball State Cardinals (21-10, 14-5 MAC) 69-65 in the MAC tournament quarterfinals Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH. The Bulls led for most of the game but never pulled away. The game featured eight different ties, but the Bulls never relinquished the lead after going ahead early in the second quarter.read more >>
Former UB football standout and current NFL linebacker Khalil Mack’s younger brother LeDarius Mack has committed to UB football, UB Athletics confirmed with The Spectrum on Wednesday.
LeDarius is currently a sophomore at ASA College in Miami and plays linebacker. Last season, he totaled 24 tackles, 1.5 sacks and an interception for ASA.read more >>
Two men’s basketball players picked up individual postseason awards in the Mid-American Conference.
Sophomore Dontay Caruthers was named the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year and sophomore forward Nick Perkins was named sixth man of the year.read more >>
The Mid-American Conference announced its postseason honors on Monday afternoon, and three Bulls picked up awards.
Senior guard Blake Hamilton headlined the list picking up an All-MAC second-team selection.read more >>
Senior guard JoAnna Smith was held to just two points on three field goal attempts in the first half against Bowling Green.read more >>
Baseball (4-5, MAC 0-0)
The Bulls played in another three game road series over the weekend against the James Madison Bulldogs (7-2). On Friday the Bulls won 13-8, with junior shortstop Ben Haefner, sophomore first baseman Andrew Taft, and senior second baseman Brian Dudek all having home runs.
The Bulls continued on Saturday losing 14-6 to the Bulldogs, letting up eight runs in the sixth inning.read more >>
Before the baseball team plays its first home game on Apr. 7, they will have traveled 5,859 total miles to play non-conference opponents.
Due to the unforgiving winters of Buffalo, the Bulls are forced to spend much of the spring semester juggling classes and constant travel.read more >>
UB head wrestling coach Josh Stutzman says that when it comes to wrestling, the Mid-American Conference is a powerhouse.
There are 34 wrestlers participating in the MAC currently ranked within the top 25 of their weight class in the nation.
Three programs are ranked in the top 25 team rankings.read more >>
Men’s Basketball (15-4, MAC 9-7)
The Men’s Basketball team lost the annual blackout game on Friday 89-83 to the Akron Zips (23-6, MAC 13-3). The game drew a large crowd because of the hype around the team and the free t-shirts.read more >>