Quick Hits: Bulls face late-season road trips as playoffs loom
Published: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013 20:10
The men’s and women’s basketball teams will participate in “Bulls Madness” on Friday at 7 p.m. in Alumni Arena. The event will feature team introductions, a three-point contest and a slam-dunk contest. It is free to UB students, and the doors open at 6 p.m.
Volleyball (16-5, 4-4 Mid-American Conference)
The Bulls go on a Michigan road trip this weekend as they face Central Michigan (9-11, 3-5 MAC) on Friday and Eastern Michigan (12-11, 2-6 MAC) on Saturday.
The Chippewas and Eagles are at the bottom of the MAC West standings, and a weekend sweep could go a long way in securing the Bulls’ playoff hopes.
Women’s Soccer (5-8-2, 2-6 MAC)
The Bulls are desperate for a late-season conference turnaround as they enter their final three games of the season. If they are going to make a playoff push, they cannot afford to lose any more games.
They will travel to Eastern Michigan (9-6-1, 6-2 MAC) on Friday and Western Michigan (7-4-4, 5-1 MAC) on Saturday.
The Eagles and Broncos are among the top teams in the conference.
Men’s Soccer (3-9-3, 1-3 MAC)
After a 3-1 non-conference victory over Gannon on Wednesday night, the Bulls will travel to Belmont (4-8-2) on Saturday for another non-conference matchup.
This will be the Bulls’ last non-conference match of the season. Buffalo has two conference matches remaining.
Swimming and Diving
Both the men and women’s teams will open their dual-meet schedules this weekend with home matchups.
The men will host Cornell on Friday afternoon. Last season, they won 10 of 16 contests in the non-scoring event.
The women will open their conference schedule with a meet against Toledo on Saturday. Toledo finished sixth last season at MAC championships, one spot behind the Bulls.