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Athletic Director Allen Greene to leave UB

01/19/18 10:46am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Allen Greene will be leaving UB to become the athletic director at Auburn University beginning in February. Greene has been the athletic director for Buffalo since November 2015 and served as an associate athletic director prior to that, under his predecessor, Danny White.


Gridiron Report Card

10/09/17 11:31am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (3-3, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) played in one of the longest games in the history of college football on Saturday. They fell 71-68 in a game that lasted seven overtimes, tying the NCAA record and setting the MAC record for most overtimes in a game. The 139 combined points were the highest point total in an FBS game ever.


Soccer team loses 1-0 to Kent State

10/09/17 12:20am | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The Bulls (5-6-2, 3-2-1 MAC) had momentum coming into Sunday’s home game against Kent State, the defending MAC champions.

But the team had issues connecting passes from the start and ended the game with multiple turnovers. The Kent State Golden Flashes (9-5-1, 5-1-0 MAC) had their own issues getting things going. The Bulls lost 1-0 in a low scoring affair with little action to speak of.


UB breaks ground on new field house

10/08/17 11:51pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

UB President Tripathi, Director of Athletics Allen Greene and others used commemorative blue and white shovels and hard hats to break ground on a ceremonial mound of dirt representing the start of the field house construction Saturday afternoon.


The game that wouldn’t end: UB Bulls lose war of attrition, 71-68 to Western Michigan

10/08/17 12:23am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls went to war with the Western Michigan Broncos Saturday night in a game that lasted over four and a half hours. The hard-fought battle extended past regulation and lasted seven overtimes, tied for the most in NCAA history.

The teams traded four straight touchdowns to open up overtime, before a Buffalo fumble from the WMU 2-yard line almost jeopardized everything. The Broncos recovered and got the ball to UB’s 12-yard line to set up a 29-yard field goal attempt. Freshman kicker Josh Grant missed out on his opportunity to be the hero when he kicked the ball to the left of the uprights and kept the Bulls’ hopes alive.


A Fleet of MAC Trucks

10/05/17 12:59pm | By CHRISTOPHER SMITH

When football teams generate a winning culture, key figures often go unnoticed. Position players secure the headlines but 1567 pounds of force on the line secure victories.

The Buffalo Bulls (3-2, 1-0 Mid-American Conference) offense has been superb as of late and much of the credit goes to the offensive line.


The edge: Buffalo vs. Western Michigan

10/04/17 8:34pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (3-2, 1-0 Mid-American Conference) are in the midst of a three game win streak as they head into their homecoming game this week against the Western Michigan Broncos (3-2, 1-0 MAC). Last year, this matchup went poorly for Buffalo and they lost 38-0 in front on a national audience on College GameDay.

But these are extremely different teams from last season.


Collecting dust: UB rowing club continues to wait for decision from athletics on cut Division-I team's equipment

10/01/17 11:06pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

Every morning that former UB Division-I rower Natalie Howk arrives to her new club rowing team's practice, she sees her old team’s equipment -- worth tens of thousands of dollars -- going unused.

“That is really good equipment that we could be using, and it is really horrible that the university isn’t doing anything with it,” said Howk, a sophomore speech and hearing science student.

After UB cut the rowing team along with three other Division I teams last year, the equipment was left at the UB boathouse on Tonawanda Creek to be stored until the athletics department made a decision about what to do with it.


The Spectrum's Q&A with Athletic Director Allen Greene

09/28/17 9:47am

UB’s athletic department recently announced plans to begin building a field house on campus. The facility will be a total of 92,000 square feet and cost $18 million. It will be located just past the north end zone of UB Stadium. The Spectrum interviewed Athletic Director Allen Greene about the field house announcement.


Undersized is the perfect size

09/28/17 9:25am | By JEREMY TORRES

Emmanuel Reed is a redshirt sophomore seizing the moment, something his father instilled in him since he was young. Prior to this season, Reed hadn’t rushed for more than fifty-yards total. This year, Reed is the leading rusher on the team, amassing 240-yards in the Bulls first four games.


UB’s Judo family

09/25/17 11:24pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The wrestling room in Alumni Arena transforms on Sunday afternoons. Wrestling is replaced with the martial art of Judo and the coaches with two black belt senseis. There they teach the discipline to any UB student who desires to learn.


Gridiron Report Card: Breaking down the Bulls 34-31 win over FAU

09/24/17 11:13pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (2-2) had a fantastic showing Saturday night as they got on their first winning streak in almost two years. New head coach Lane Kiffin and his Florida Atlantic Owls (1-3) came in with some hype but Buffalo was ready for them. The Bulls jumped out to a 14-0 lead. The Owls rallied back and the had things tied at half but the Bulls never trailed in the game.


Next man up: UB football pulls out 34-31 win against FAU

09/24/17 1:48pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (2-2) took control early Saturday night against the Florida Atlantic Owls (1-3) and jumped to a 14-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game.

The Bulls came out hot but it looked like it was about to all come crashing down when redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyree Jackson left the game right before half.


Fantasy Foresight: Fantasy football picks for week three

09/22/17 10:39pm | By JEREMY TORRES

It’s week three of the NFL season, and there’s been some really bad football as of late. Seven teams failed to put up more than ten points in week two, so choosing the right players to have breakout games is crucial. With stagnant offenses, fielding a competitive team this week will be based on match-ups more than ever. Whether you are looking for a week-by-week team to draft or players to be scared of during this week, this is the place for you.


The Edge: Buffalo vs FAU

09/21/17 12:26pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (1-2) are set to finish up their non-conference schedule this week when they host the FAU Owls (1-2) on Saturday evening. Buffalo secured their first win of the season last week as they rolled through FCS opponent, the Colgate Raiders (1-2) and they will look to keep up the momentum this week.


Chipping away at success: UB entrepreneurs prepare launch of their new game "Chip-Down"

09/21/17 10:10am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Bernard Cohen and Joe Ricciardi have found that success is a process with their new business and backyard golf game, Chip-Down. Cohen and Ricciardi, who are both in their fifth year of a combined mechanical engineering and MBA program at UB and launched their business on Kickstarter on Sept. 8 and already exceeded their $12,000 goal. They made a name for their product when they placed second in the Henry A. Penasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition. Before its success, the product had some humble beginnings.