McCrea lifts Bulls to MAC East Championship
Senior forward scores career-high 34 as Bulls defeat Falcons in regular season finale
The Bulls (19-9, 13-5 Mid-American Conference) defeated Bowling Green (12-19, 6-12 MAC) 88-65 in front of a season high of 5,452 fans in the team’s regular season finale. The victory gives Buffalo its first outright MAC East regular season title.
Locked in at No. 4
Victory over Golden Flashes gives Bulls double-bye in MAC Tournament
Buffalo (17-12, 10-8 Mid-American Conference) defeated Kent State (7-22, 4-14 MAC), 64-51, to clinch the No. 4 seed in next week’s MAC Tournament and a bye to the quarterfinals. Buffalo will play at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, Thursday.
Late high school coach’s perseverance, resilience live on in Sharkey
Kristen Sharkey, a junior forward, is a key player on the women's basketball team and one of the most dominant post players in the conference. Her motivation is her late high school coach, Kathy Snyder, who didn't stop coaching the basketball and field hockey teams when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006. When Sharkey stands back up after getting fouled or elbowed – or even tearing an ACL – it’s Snyder’s toughness coming through her.
More than just super fans
UB supporters in True Blue make noise away from the games, too
They know they're loud. They won't try to argue that. But True Blue transcends some of its other stereotypes.
Quick Hits: Men’s hoops closes out regular season; wrestling, swimming & diving compete in MAC title
The basketball, tennis, softball, baseball and swimming and diving teams are in action this weekend.
A race to the end
Women’s basketball faces must-win game Saturday
The Akron Zips (20-8, 14-3 MAC) defeated the Bulls (16-12, 9-8 MAC), 79-71, at Alumni Arena Wednesday night.
Buffalo falls to Akron, misses opportunity to clinch MAC East
Zips’ early and late runs doom Bulls
Buffalo (18-9, 12-5 Mid-American Conference) lost on the road to Akron (19-11, 11-6 MAC), 83-71, in Akron, Ohio. The Bulls could have clinched the MAC East title with a win.1 comment
Two different types of breaks
While some student-athletes have games, others plan to enjoy time away from the field
After playing in the bitterly cold weather of winter in Buffalo, some athletes will escape frigid temperatures for a week of travel.
All 32 NFL teams scout UB’s Pro Day
Bulls take advantage of Mack-supplied spotlight
Representatives from every NFL team and several CFL teams visited the Buffalo Bills’ Fieldhouse Tuesday to watch a group of 20 players showcase their athleticism – lifting weights, sprinting, jumping and lunging in hopes of impressing professional scouts.
At Pro Day, seniors remind me what made their class stand out
Though I’m glad Khalil Mack is getting everything he deserves, I took particular interest in following some of the other guys Tuesday.