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Bulls win final home game on senior night

03/03/18 10:33pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The Bulls beat the Bowling Green Falcons 74-38 Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena in its final regular season game of the season and the final game for the team’s senior players.

Katherine Ups and her sister, guard Liisa Ups, center Cassie Oursler, guard Stephanie Reid and forward Mariah Suchan were all honored in a senior night ceremony. All five received honorary framed jerseys after the game.

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The Bulls head to Madeira Beach

03/01/18 4:27am | By Sports Desk

The softball team is heading to the sunny shores of Florida for week three of the 2018 Eastern Michigan University Madeira Beach Spring Invitational starting Friday.

The Bulls (5-7, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) head in having gone 4-0 in the Hampton Classic this past weekend. The team has already won more than half the games they did last season. Here is a breakdown of all five games the Bulls are scheduled for this weekend.

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Cut down the nets

03/01/18 4:26am | By NATHANIEL MENDELSON

The Bulls are the Mid-American Conference regular season champions for the first time in school history.

Buffalo (22-8, 14-3 MAC) hosted the Akron Zips (12-17, 5-12 MAC) on Tuesday night. The Bulls defeated Akron 80-68 in their final home game of the season, which was senior night for three players: forward Gabe Agorioge, guard Wes Clark and junior forward Ikenna Smart. The Bulls secured the number one seed in the MAC conference tournament with the win.

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Wrestling team prepares for the MAC tournament

03/01/18 4:07am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

This weekend, Jake Gunning gets a chance to defend the MAC heavyweight title he won a year ago.

The Bulls wrestling team (5-12, 2-5 Mid-American Conference) heads to Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for the MAC wrestling championships. Gunning, a 285-pound junior, came away from last year’s event with a conference title and will be heading into this year’s event ranked no. 16 in the nation at his weight class. 

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The Bulls’ silver lining

02/26/18 1:53am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Selina Von Jackowski left Saturday’s Mid-American Conference championships with a school record and a silver medal. The junior’s time of 8.40 seconds on the 60-meter hurdles beat the previous school record of 8.44 that stood for five years.

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Buffalo stays strong in second half against Akron

02/25/18 3:36pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Buffalo’s most dangerous shooter this season is whoever has the ball and Saturday was no different.

Six Bulls scored in double-digits as Buffalo took down the Ohio Bobcats 108-82 Saturday afternoon in Alumni Arena. Junior forward Nick Perkins finished with a game-high 21 points and added four boards

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Hemphill sets UB rebound record in win against Ohio

02/25/18 3:35pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The Bulls won 70-53 after struggling against the Ohio Bobcats’ defense in the first half Saturday afternoon. The Bulls set the school win record at 23 with this game.

Junior guard Autumn Jones led the Bulls in scoring with 14 points, all of which came in the second half. Sophomore forward Summer Hemphill set the school record for rebounds with 23 and had 10 points in the Mid-American Conference game.

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Bulls fall short against Redhawks

02/22/18 5:20am | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The Bulls lost Tuesday 84-81 against the Miami (OH) Redhawks to make the Bulls’ away record 7-5 this season.

The Redhawks forced 17 turnovers while freshman guard Nike Sibande shot 7-13 with 21 points Tuesday night.

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Bulls clinch MAC East division

02/22/18 5:07am | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

With their win against Bowling Green Falcons on Wednesday, the Bulls have won the Mid-American Conference East division for the first time since joining the conference in 1998.

The 88-67 win at the Stroh Center Wednesday night is Buffalo’s sixth win in a row.

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Kings of the east

02/19/18 12:44pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The men’s basketball team collected its first championship of the season. Friday’s win gave Buffalo the outright Mid-American Conference East division title for the second time in school history.

The Bulls (20-7, 12-2 MAC) locked a top-four seed and a bye in the MAC tournament, got to 20 wins faster than any team in program history and broke the program record for most three-pointers made in a season during their recent win against the Bowling Green Falcons (16-11, 7-7 MAC). They are also on pace to break the school record for points per game, currently 3.2 points above the 84.1 record.

“Our guys have been saying this team has got something special since back in the summer, so it’s nice that we can get some of those,” said head coach Nate Oats.

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The edge: Buffalo vs Binghamton

02/15/18 3:50am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The wrestling team’s season is coming to a close and it will host its final home dual of the year.

The Bulls (5-10, 2-5 Mid-American Conference) will face off with the Binghamton Bearcats (11-5, 6-1 Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association) Thursday at 7 p.m. in their final match in Alumni Arena this season. Buffalo is coming off a 19-16 loss to the Northern Illinois Huskies (3-9, 1-5 MAC), while the Bearcats beat the Huskies 35-0 this past Friday.

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