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'Harder, better, faster, smart-er': Basketball player recovers from injury

11/20/17 1:53am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Ikenna Smart suffered from the latter. The junior forward had soreness in his back that nagged him last season. Six feet 10 inches and 241 pounds is a lot of body to support with a bad back. Smart had surgery on his back during the offseason and is expected to return to the court for the Bulls by the end of December. He plans on being better than he was a season ago now that he’s healthy.

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The Rundown: This week in UB Athletics

04/02/17 10:02pm | By Sports Desk

Baseball (8-16, 1-2 Mid-American Conference)

The Bulls played the Kent State Golden Flashes (17-8, 5-1 MAC) in a three-game road series, going 1-2 over the weekend.

The first game was on Saturday, where the Bulls lost 9-1.

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Men’s rugby club talks about their trip to Las Vegas

03/30/17 9:55am | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The Oakland Raiders aren’t the only team who made the move to Las Vegas in 2017.

The men’s club rugby team took their annual trip to Las Vegas to play in the Las Vegas 7’s Invitational a few weeks ago in what club president Jake Oppenheim called, “one of the greatest experiences of [his] life.”

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LeDarius Mack hopes to follow in his brother Khalil Mack’s footsteps for UB football

03/30/17 9:39am | By MICHAEL AKELSON

Eight years ago, an unknown linebacker from Florida who played only one year of high school football received just one offer to play Division-I FBS from UB.

That player, Khalil Mack, took to the game quickly.

He went on to become an All-American, the NCAA’s all-time leader in forced fumbles, and most recently, the NFL’s defensive player of the year.

This fall, there will be another Mack in UB’s linebacking corps.

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Bulls prepare themselves for nation's top wrestlers

03/13/17 1:32pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The Bulls will be competing at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships in St. Louis, Missouri from March 16 to 18. Fellow sophomore wrestlers Kyle Akins and Jake Gunning are joining Lantry. The three qualified earlier this month at the MAC tournament and now have their sights set on March 16. 

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