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UB football loses to Ball State 31-21

10/15/16 9:40pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

With just over three minutes left in the third quarter, Ball State sophomore running back James Gilbert broke away from Buffalo’s defense on an 80-yard rush.

After failing to capitalize on their best start of the year, the Buffalo Bulls (1-5, 0-2 Mid-American Conference) fell to the Ball State Cardinals (4-3, 1-2 MAC) 31-21, in front of 16,092 people at UB Stadium Saturday. Gilbert had 264 yards along with two touchdowns and led the Cardinals. Sophomore quarterback Riley Neal also contributed two rushing touchdowns for Ball State as well as 212 yards in the air.

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UB men’s soccer looks to move past Akron loss, keep postseason hopes alive

10/13/16 12:45pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

Last Friday, the UB men’s soccer team (8-3-1) had their worst loss of the season, losing 4-0 on the road against rival Akron.

Akron was the first ranked team the Bulls played this season and on Saturday they will take on West Virginia, another team receiving NSCAA Coaches Top 25 votes. Following a 7-0-0 start to the season, Buffalo has stumbled of late and for a team hoping to make its case for a possible at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, it’s gut-check time.

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The edge: Buffalo vs. Ball State preview

10/13/16 12:39pm | By Sports Desk

The Buffalo Bulls (1-4, 0-1 Mid-American Conference) head into Saturday’s game against the Ball State Cardinals (3-3, 0-2 MAC) 1-8 in the all-time series. The Bulls’ only win came in the 2008 MAC championship game. It has been five years since the last time the two programs played.

The Spectrum has the scouting report on which team has the edge.

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Sophomore linebacker Khalil Hodge matures into leadership role on UB football's defense

10/08/16 10:44pm | By BRIAN LARA

Defensively, sophomore middle linebacker Khalil Hodge, a JUCO transfer from California, already appears to be in full command as a leader on defense. Despite just entering the program this year and only being a sophomore, Hodge has already taken on the role of Mike linebacker in UB’s defense. He is the quarterback of UB’s defense and he has thrived as the defensive playcaller thus far for Buffalo.

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UB football looks to turn season around going into MAC play

10/08/16 10:43am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

After a 1-3 start to the season, the UB football team looks to turn it around in conference play.

The Bulls open up their Mid-American Conference play when they host Eastern division foe Kent State (1-4, 0-1 MAC) on Saturday. The team is hoping to capitalize on a fresh start after the underwhelming start in their four game non-conference slate.

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UB football loses to Boston College 35-3

10/02/16 5:28pm | By DAN PETRUCCELLI

The UB Bulls (1-3) entered Saturday afternoon 1-25 against Power Five schools. They left 1-26, outplayed by ACC school Boston College in all three facets of the game.

The Boston College Eagles (3-2) dominated most of the game, winning 35-3 on a misty Saturday at BC's Alumni Stadium. Graduate transfer quarterback Patrick Towles led the Eagles with 234 yards through the air along with two touchdowns. The Bulls were held to their lowest offensive output in 18 years in Division I, with just 67 total yards on the day. Senior running back Jordan Johnson was held to 13 yards on seven carries. Freshman quarterback Tyree Jackson completed 9 of 21 for 42 yards.

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UB Bulls pull off upset, beat Army 23-20

09/25/16 1:00pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Saturday night, the UB Bulls (1-2) called on sophomore kicker Adam Mitcheson when the game was on the line. Mitcheson lined up 33 yards from the goal posts. It was overtime and the game was tied 20-20. The snap was clean and he kicked the ball for everything it was worth.

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