Despite it being the reining Mid-American Conference champions, Buffalo men’s tennis
head coach Lee Nickell thinks his team has “outshined [its] expectations” so far this season.
After a conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance, the team lost two of its best
players to graduation and another who quit the team to become a model in Europe.
Needless to say, Nickell wasn’t sure what to expect from his team this season.
Yet with four games left in the regular season, the Bulls (9-5, 2-1 MAC) are winners of
four of their last five matches and looking to continue their positive momentum into the MAC
“I think we’ve definitely outshined our expectations,” Nickell said.read more >>
The Bulls’ prosperous history of running backs has been evident for the better part of a decade. It started with current NFL backs James Starks and Branden Oliver, and continued last season with All-Mid-American Conference back Anthone Taylor.
Now, the starting job is in the hands of Jordan Johnson, a local product from Sweet Home High School that has been waiting his turn to take over the starting job.read more >>
Last season, Sobieraski played third base and performed well at the plate. He finished fourth on the team in batting average (.265) and led the team with four home runs as a freshman. Near the end of the regular season, he received some time on the mound with 10.1 innings pitched.read more >>
There's something about the allure of the youth movement. Some of the best players in the league aren’t even 25 yet. There’s still so much potential in these young rosters that may or may not break out this year.
So this season will be interesting. Who will prevail: the veterans who have been in these situations before or the young players who are primed to take over the game?read more >>
The World Series is just as open as ever. Half of the league, including the defending champion Kansas City Royals, could make the World Series this year. While the MVP awards seems destined for a handful of players, the Cy Young awards are always pretty random.
Let’s talk about the predictions for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of The Year and World Series.read more >>
But UB Athletics must understand Syracuse will always be New York’s college team. People know about Syracuse athletics, despite the fact it’s located in a city with a population of less than 150,000. Most people around the country have no clue about UB Athletics, despite the fact it plays in a city with a population of more than 250,000.read more >>
The Buffalo baseball team understands the season doesn’t really begin until Mid-American Conference play begins.
The non-conference schedule will not get a team into a conference tournament.read more >>
The NL is stacked with young talent, elite pitching and future All-Stars on nearly every team. These young studs are spread all across the league – making for even matchups and thrilling storylines throughout the year.
But which teams will be playing through October?read more >>
Despite a league full of potential playoff teams, here are the five teams that I believe will make it to October, with a chance to represent the National League in the World Series.read more >>
The Mid-American Conference has granted Raheem Johnson a medical hardship waiver and the senior forward will get one more year of eligibility.
Johnson missed all but one game this past season. After missing the early party of the season with a foot injury, Johnson scored four points and grabbed seven rebounds against Iowa State on Dec. 7 before re-injuring his foot and missing the rest of the season.read more >>
The Major League Baseball season will start on April 3 with the New York Mets facing the Kansas City Royals. To kick off the baseball season, I wanted to provide some predictions on who will make the playoffs, who will win the major awards and who will ultimately walk away with a World Series championship.
Let’s start with the American League playoff teams.read more >>
If you predicted Josh Donaldson to take home MVP honors or no-name Dallas Keuchel to win the Cy Young, you are probably lying.
Last season was one of the most unpredictable years in the MLB’s American League in quite some time. Players that weren’t even on the radar before the season now enter as some of the hottest storylines to follow for the 2016 season.
There will always be fresh talent ready to amaze the baseball crowds. It’s just a matter of whom.
Here are my predictions for the 2016 AL playoff teams.read more >>
One of the hottest teams on campus, the women's tennis team is currently riding a four-game winning streak, including a pair of victories over the weekend to start MAC play.read more >>
Felisha Legette-Jack’s alma mater’s run to the Final Four is aspiring the Buffalo women’s basketball team head coach and her players, who recently just completed their own conference championship season and improbable run to the NCAA Women’s Tournament.read more >>
Most wrestlers spend their first year living in the heart of Governors Hall, at the request of head coach John Stutzman. According to Stutzman, it’s been a tradition since he was a wrestler at UB in the mid-1990s.read more >>
And it should be the only rumor he wants to hear as well.
I don’t understand why Marshall, even with his rich résumé in the NBA, would leave Mid-Major Buffalo just yet. I’ll say that again. Marshall, a 15-year veteran who has played with some of the NBA’s greatest, should stay at a program that reached just its second-ever postseason appearance.
You bet it.read more >>
The men’s ice hockey team defeated Penn State 4-2 this past Sunday to win its first-ever National Collegiate Hockey Association Championship.read more >>
Buffalo men’s basketball assistant coach Donyell Marshall will be hired as an assistant coach at Rutgers, according to a report from CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
A UB Athletics spokesperson said Wednesday afternoon that Marshall is still on staff with the Bulls.
Marshall has ties with Rutgers new head coach Steve Pikiell, as they both played at UConn. Pikiell was also an assistant coach for UConn during Marshall’s college career.read more >>
On Monday, students, media, alumni and fans gathered in the Student Union for a rally to celebrate both teams’ conference tournament championships and NCAA Tournament appearances. Players, coaches and President Satish Tripathi were present, while members of the administration, including Athletic Director Allen Greene, were not present due to a planned vacation.read more >>