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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.

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UB football falls to Miami 35-24

11/12/16 9:28pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

In their final home game of the year, the Bulls (2-8, 1-5 Mid-American Conference) were defeated by the Miami RedHawks (5-6, 5-2 MAC) 35-24 at UB Stadium. Bulls redshirt freshman quarterback Tyree Jackson finished the day 12-of-27 for 96 yards before being pulled with a leg injury late in the third quarter. Miami sophomore defensive back De’Andre Montgomery finished the game with two defensive touchdowns, scoring both within five minutes of each other.

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UB Men’s soccer readies itself for MAC Tournament rematch with Bowling Green

11/07/16 11:32am | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

UB men’s soccer traveled to Bowling Green this weekend knowing that a win would make them the regular season Mid-American Conference Champions and give them home field advantage in the MAC Tournament.

It would have snapped Akron’s 11-year streak of winning the MAC regular season title.

UB (11-3-3, 2-1-2 MAC) played Bowling Green (9-5-4, 2-0-3) to a 0-0 tie in a Saturday night slugfest.

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UB football falls to Ohio 34-10

11/04/16 11:55am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The UB football team (2-7, 1-4 Mid-American Conference) outgained the Ohio Bobcats (7-3, 5-1 MAC) on offense but early mistakes cost them and they fell 34-10 at Peden Stadium. Bobcats’ freshman quarterback Quinton Maxwell was the star of the game with 236 passing yards, 50 rushing yards and three total touchdowns.

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The Akron win, the next four weeks and the future of UB football

10/30/16 5:21pm | By MICHAEL AKELSON

This Thursday at UB Stadium, we saw something out of UB’s football team that we hadn’t seen in weeks: fight.

Coming into Thursday as a 17.5-point home underdog against a good Akron team (5-4, 3-2 Mid-American Conference), Buffalo played their best game of the season, not only scoring an upset win, but doing it in dominating fashion.

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UB football upsets Akron 41-20

10/28/16 10:58am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

On Thursday night, senior running back Jordan Johnson finally looked like the unstoppable force many expected him to be when coming into the season.

The senior running back set a program record with 282 rushing yards as well as finding the end zone twice, as the Buffalo Bulls (2-6, 1-3 Mid-American Conference) came away with the 41-20 upset win against the Akron Zips (5-4, 3-2 MAC) on a wet Thursday night at UB Stadium. Buffalo snapped their four-game losing streak as they secured their first conference victory of the season.

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UB women’s soccer qualifies for MAC Tournament

10/28/16 10:21am | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

UB Women’s soccer (7-7-5, 4-4-3) played their most important game of the year Thursday afternoon against Akron. If they lost, their season could have been over.

Even in the cold rainy weather, the Bulls played at 100 percent from the first minute to the end. With the win, Buffalo finished the season 7-0-3 at home.

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UB men’s soccer looks to finish the job with three games remaining

10/26/16 8:10pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

There’s an old adage in sports that good teams can win ugly. Last Friday, through the rain and cold, Buffalo men’s soccer played an ugly game against Mid-American Conference rival Western Michigan and managed to come out with a 1-1 tie despite being “outworked,” according to head coach Stu Riddle’s.

With Buffalo (9-3-2, 1-1-1) trailing 1-0 in the 90th minute, senior forward Russell Cicerone went up in the box with less than a minute left in the game and snatched life from the jaws of death as he knocked a header into the net off a cross from senior defender Alec Fisher.

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UB football prepares for Akron

10/26/16 8:07pm | By DAN PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (1-6, 0-3 Mid-American Conference) are struggling to find their first conference win and things aren’t going to be any easier this week.

After Saturday’s 44-7 loss to the Northern Illinois Huskies (2-6, 2-2 MAC), the Bulls host east division foe, the Akron Zips (5-3, 3-1 MAC), on Thursday night at UB Stadium.

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UB football dominated by Northern Illinois 44-7

10/23/16 10:26am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (1-6, 0-3 Mid-American Conference) looked outmatched Saturday as they were dominated by the Northern Illinois Huskies (2-6, 2-2 MAC), 44-7 at Huskie Stadium. The Huskies were led by senior quarterback Anthony Maddie who led the team in both rushing and passing. He finished 16-of-29 for 199 yards and a score through the air. He also had 125 yards and four touchdowns on the ground. Bulls freshman quarterback Tyree Jackson threw four interceptions in the game, two of them intercepted by junior cornerback Mayomi Olootu Jr.

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Playoff mode: UB’s women’s soccer looks to generate momentum

10/19/16 6:49pm | By BRIAN LARA

The UB women’s soccer team looks to close out the rest of the season with three wins so they’re ready for the playoffs.

“[These games] are huge for us cause, we’re kind of in playoff mode,” said head coach Shawn Burke.

The women’s soccer team (6-7-3, 3-4-1 Mid-American Conference) has been a pretty successful program in these past few years with a new coach at the helm.

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