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Enes Kanter speaks at 2018 Muslim Student Association Banquet

04/22/18 10:45pm | By NATHANIEL MENDELSON

Knicks center Enes Kanter uses his NBA platform to do more than play basketball.

He speaks against political leaders, such as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his actions as leader of Kanter’s native country.

At the Muslim Student Association’s annual banquet on Saturday, Kanter discussed his NBA experiences in relation to being Muslim and why his faith is so important to him.

Kanter advocates for human rights and free speech, despite being labeled as a dangerous figure in Turkey.

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UB men’s basketball falls to Akron Zips 89-83

02/25/17 12:05pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Zips came away with the 89-83 win in front of a rowdy crowd of 6,598 Friday night at Alumni Arena. The Zips had five players finish in double digits. Senior Isaiah Johnson led the way with 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting and six rebounds. Senior wing Blake Hamilton led the way for the Bulls. He finished with 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Buffalo had eight assists but turned the ball over 15 times in the game.

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UB men’s basketball defeated by Kent State 77-69

02/22/17 2:22pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls’ (15-13, 9-6 Mid-American Conference) win streak came to an end Tuesday when they lost 77-69 to the Kent State Golden Flashes (16-12, 8-7 MAC) at Alumni Arena. The Bulls collapsed in the second half and were outscored 45-36. Kent State was led by senior forward Jimmy Hall with 26 points and 10 rebounds. Senior guard Deon Edwin had five steals and 10 points.

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The Rundown: Week in UB Athletics

02/20/17 1:36pm | By Sports Desk

Over the weekend, the Bulls (0-5) traveled to Hammond Louisiana and competed in the Southeastern Louisiana Tournament to start the season. On Friday, the Bulls played a doubleheader, losing 9-1 to the Southeastern Louisiana Lions (6-2) and then losing 4-0 to the Morehead State Eagles (4-4). On Saturday, the Bulls played another doubleheader, this time losing 12-3 to the UT Arlington Mavericks (5-4), and then losing 12-3 to the Alcorn State Braves (3-2).

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UB women’s basketball routs Akron

02/18/17 9:43pm | By JUSTIN BYSTRAK

UB jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first four minutes of the game and held Akron to 13 points in the first half, in which they shot just 6 of 34 from the field and went 0-10 from beyond the arc. The Bulls led by as many as 44 points midway through the third quarter and their consistent full court pressure defensively flustered Akron, causing them to hoist up prayer shots with just seconds left on the shot clock.

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UB basketball wins sixth straight game

02/18/17 9:37pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The men’s basketball team (15-12, 9-5 MAC) rolled to their sixth straight win Saturday as they beat the Miami (OH) RedHawks (10-17, 3-11 MAC) 71-58 at Alumni Arena. Senior wing Blake Hamilton led the way with 23 points and shot 5-of-7 on three-pointers. Sophomore Dontay Caruthers added 12 points, 7 assists and three steals. Buffalo struggled shooting a bit in the first half but found their touch in the second.

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UB baseball 2017 season preview

02/15/17 10:45pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

UB’s baseball program has had a tough run the past few seasons.

Last season, the team finished 21-31, 8-16 Mid-American Conference, after struggling through growing pains and injuries last season, The Bulls have not had a winning season since 2013.

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UB Wrestling turns the corner

02/15/17 10:02pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

 John Stutzman doesn’t just want a team that competes in the Mid-American Conference, he wants a team that can win it all.

The Bulls are in the middle of a resurgence and just set a program record when they defeated Northern Illinois for their fourth MAC dual win of the season.

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Rundown: This week in UB Athletics

02/12/17 9:40pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Men’s basketball (13-12, 7-5 Mid-American Conference)

Buffalo’s men’s basketball team continued its win streak this week when they picked up two more victories against the Northern Illinois Huskies and Bowling Green Falcons.

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UB women’s basketball falls at home to Northern Illinois

02/12/17 6:26pm | By JUSTIN BYSTRAK

For three quarters, UB women’s basketball (16-7, 6-6) held Northern Illinois (17-6, 10-2) and their No. 3 scoring offense in the country in check.

The Bulls entered the fourth quarter leading 65-60 before the Huskies ripped off 16 consecutive points to start the fourth quarter, opening up a lead they would never relinquish.

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The Rundown: Weekend in UB Athletics

02/06/17 1:41pm | By Sports Desk

UB men’s basketball defeated Ball State (15-8, 6-4) 96-69 Friday in a nationally televised game at Worthen Arena. It was the third straight game in which the Bulls scored 90 points, the first time they have done that since the ’94-’95 season.

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The Rundown: Winter break

02/02/17 12:26pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Women’s basketball (15-5, 5-4 Mid-American Conference)

After starting the season hot and jumping out to a 10-0 start, the Buffalo Bulls women’s team faced their first taste of defeat this season when they fell to Harvard 74-62 in their second game after Christmas.

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Best Super Bowl 51 prop bets

02/02/17 12:25pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

How long will the National Anthem be? Under/over two minutes and nine seconds.

It may seem like a long song, but most Super Bowl performances of the Star Spangled Banner only go a little over two minutes.

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Spectrum Super Bowl predictions

02/02/17 12:15pm | By Sports Desk

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is one the greatest defensive minds the NFL has ever seen. He and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia will have their hands full on Super Bowl Sunday. The Falcons boast the seventh highest scoring offense in NFL history.

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The rundown: Past week in UB Athletics

01/23/17 11:32am | By Sports Desk

The Buffalo Bulls men’s basketball team got things back on track this week with their second victory of 2017. They defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes (9-9, 1-4 MAC) 82-69 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. The game included many large runs from both teams and finished with the Bulls on a 23-5 run.

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