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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.


The edge: Buffalo vs. Ball State preview

10/13/16 12:39pm | By Sports Desk

The Buffalo Bulls (1-4, 0-1 Mid-American Conference) head into Saturday’s game against the Ball State Cardinals (3-3, 0-2 MAC) 1-8 in the all-time series. The Bulls’ only win came in the 2008 MAC championship game. It has been five years since the last time the two programs played.

The Spectrum has the scouting report on which team has the edge.


Sophomore linebacker Khalil Hodge matures into leadership role on UB football's defense

10/08/16 10:44pm | By BRIAN LARA

Defensively, sophomore middle linebacker Khalil Hodge, a JUCO transfer from California, already appears to be in full command as a leader on defense. Despite just entering the program this year and only being a sophomore, Hodge has already taken on the role of Mike linebacker in UB’s defense. He is the quarterback of UB’s defense and he has thrived as the defensive playcaller thus far for Buffalo.


UB football looks to turn season around going into MAC play

10/08/16 10:43am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

After a 1-3 start to the season, the UB football team looks to turn it around in conference play.

The Bulls open up their Mid-American Conference play when they host Eastern division foe Kent State (1-4, 0-1 MAC) on Saturday. The team is hoping to capitalize on a fresh start after the underwhelming start in their four game non-conference slate.


UB football loses to Boston College 35-3

10/02/16 5:28pm | By DAN PETRUCCELLI

The UB Bulls (1-3) entered Saturday afternoon 1-25 against Power Five schools. They left 1-26, outplayed by ACC school Boston College in all three facets of the game.

The Boston College Eagles (3-2) dominated most of the game, winning 35-3 on a misty Saturday at BC's Alumni Stadium. Graduate transfer quarterback Patrick Towles led the Eagles with 234 yards through the air along with two touchdowns. The Bulls were held to their lowest offensive output in 18 years in Division I, with just 67 total yards on the day. Senior running back Jordan Johnson was held to 13 yards on seven carries. Freshman quarterback Tyree Jackson completed 9 of 21 for 42 yards.


UB Bulls pull off upset, beat Army 23-20

09/25/16 1:00pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Saturday night, the UB Bulls (1-2) called on sophomore kicker Adam Mitcheson when the game was on the line. Mitcheson lined up 33 yards from the goal posts. It was overtime and the game was tied 20-20. The snap was clean and he kicked the ball for everything it was worth.


Climbing the ladder

09/15/16 12:17am | By MICHAEL AKELSON

UB’s men’s soccer team (6-0-0) continues to prove that not only are they one of the best teams in the Mid-American Conference, but they’re also one of the best in the entire country.

The latest NSCAA Coaches top 25 poll released this Tuesday has the Bulls ranked just outside of the top 25.