After being down as much as 15 points, the UB Bulls rallied to defeat Eastern Michigan 80-70 to start their three-game homestand off with a win.read more >>
On Thursday, head coach Shawn Burke announced his four-player class, three of whom are from New York and one from Ontario, for the 2016 season. The Bulls added Kara Daly, a forward from nearby Orchard Park, Mairead Martin of Mahopac, New York, Adrianna Van Cuyck, a midfielder from Walworth, New York and Gurjeena Jandu, a defender from Mississauga, Ontario.read more >>
Buffalo played a sound defensive game, defeating the Bobcats (17-4, 9-1 MAC) 51-43 at Alumni Arena Wednesday night. The game was also a joyous occasion for head coach Felisha Legette-Jack, as the win was her 200th career victory as a head coach.read more >>
Lance Leipold announced his 15-player recruiting class, consisting of seven offensive players, seven defensive players and a punter, at Alumni Arena on National Signing Day Wednesday.read more >>
The Bulls (13-9, 6-3 Mid-American Conference) shut down one of the top teams in the MAC with a 90-78 victory over Northern Illinois (16-6, 5-4 MAC) on Tuesday night at the Convocation Center in Dekalb, Illinois. Buffalo handed the Huskies their first loss at home this season and held them to 38.6 percent shooting from the field.read more >>
There was an estimated $119 million placed two years ago in Las Vegas sportsbooks, and slightly declined last year to $116 million. The number is expected to stay around that range this Sunday for Super Bowl 50, with another $4 billion in bets coming from illegal bets like Super Bowl boxes and illegal bookmakers all across the country.read more >>
But what seems like a detrimental blow to a program is actually not that crushing to the offensive side of the ball.read more >>
UB commit Max Bortenschlager officially changed his commitment yesterday, as he opted to commit to the University of Maryland. Bortenschlager tweeted yesterday that he was “excited and thankful to say” that he was an officially committing to the University of Maryland.read more >>
Recapping the week in UB Athleticsread more >>
On Jan. 22, the Bulls (8-7, 1-4 Mid-American Conference) defeated the No. 21 team in the country, Old Dominion (4-8, 0-3 MAC), 19-17. While it was the team’s eighth victory of the 2015-16 season, it was a win that provided Buffalo with its first conference victory in more than three years and its first win over a ranked opponent since a victory over No. 12 Nebraska in 2010.read more >>
It was the three-point shot that kept the Buffalo women’s basketball team in the matchup for the first 39 minutes and 59 seconds of the game.
And in that one remaining second, the very shot that almost ended the Bulls’ losing streak turned out to be the team’s demise.read more >>
Both the men and women look to starting winning streaks on the road this weekend.read more >>
The Buffalo men’s basketball team is sitting at 11-9 overall and 4-3 in Mid-American Conference play. The women’s team is 10-8 overall, 2-5 in MAC play and in the midst of a four-game losing streak. Clearly, both teams will need to make adjustments to make it to Cleveland, come March and have any amount of success there.read more >>
Weidman, a native of Long Island, has had a lifelong dream to hear his walk-up music as he jogs down the ramp and into the octagon at the world’s most famous arena located in the heart of New York City. But that opportunity has yet to come due to ban on of mixed martial arts (MMA) in New York State.read more >>
The coaches of the Buffalo men’s basketball team, in collaboration with Coaches vs. Cancer week, donned lime-green Nike sneakers on Tuesday night against Ball State and will wear them in their game on Saturday night as well.
The color lime-green was chosen in honor of head coach Nate Oats’ wife, Crystal, who is currently battling non-Hodgkin’s double-hit lymphoma.read more >>
Various media outlets reported Wednesday that Warde Manuel, who served as Buffalo’s AD before White, accepted the same position at the University of Michigan – ending his nearly four-year tenure at the University of Connecticut.read more >>
Returning starters, short or long, have spent time on the injured list. Some of the key sharpshooting recruits aren’t panning out to what they’re supposed to be.
But that’s not the case for one junior college transfer transfer. Junior Blake Hamilton – a wing by trade – has played multiple positions on the floor and considers himself a matchup nightmare.read more >>