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Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Jaret Patterson surpassed his record-breaking 298-yard performance against BGSU last year.

The UB football all-decade team

Coming off a 31-9 victory over Charlotte in the 2019 Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl, the Bulls are poised to reach even greater heights in the coming decade. Before they can get there, it’s important to look back at the players who shaped the 2010s.

Sophomore guard Ronaldo Segu on the perimeter setting up an offensive play against Nazareth.

Bulls round-up

Black Friday Night Lights The Bulls football team (7-5, 5-3 MAC) took to the field Friday in their 49-7 win against Bowling Green (3-9, 2-6). Prior to the match-up, Buffalo became bowl eligible and was looking to solidify its chances of being selected. 

Redshirt senior defensive end Alex Highsmith rushes the quarterback during a 38-22 win over Old Dominion.

Get to know an opponent: Charlotte

Coming off a 49-7 win over Bowling Green, the Bulls travel to Nassau to take on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl on Dec. 20. The 49ers are 7-5 following a 38-22 victory over Old Dominion.

Jayvon Graves, Guard for the UB Men's Basketball team, talks about his hopes and inspirations.

A quiet leader

Jayvon Graves doesn’t say much. He doesn’t have to. Despite his reserved personality, Graves has filled a leadership void left by 2019 men’s basketball alumni CJ Massinburg, Nick Perkins and Jeremy Harris.

Running back Jaret Patterson holds a defender off him.

Buffalo accepts invite to Bahamas Bowl

For the fourth time in program history, the Bulls are going bowling. Buffalo (7-5, 5-3) accepted an invitation to the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl, which was announced on Sunday. UB will take on Charlotte (7-5, 5-3) of Conference USA in Nassau on Dec. 20.

Setter Scout McLerran raises the ball. UB's volleyball season came to an end Friday night after a loss to Bowling Green in the quarterfinals.

Volleyball loses in quarterfinals

UB volleyball had a sad end to its season in the Mid-American Conference championships this week. The Bulls came out at full force and swept Akron 3-0 in the opening round of the tournament on Thursday night. This was the Bulls’ first MAC Tournament win since 2009. 

Senior guard Antwain Johnson shoots a 3-pointer during practice at Alumni Arena. Johnson has scored 41 points for the Bulls this season.

‘We struggled together’

On the final night of the Bulls’ record-breaking 2018-19 men’s basketball season, the players walked off the court with their heads down and their hopes dashed. But nobody was more frustrated than Gabe Grant and Antwain Johnson, two members of the team who had no impact on the final outcome.

Toledo sophomore running back Bryant Koback breaks a tackle during a 28-21 victory over BYU.

Get to know an opponent: Toledo

Coming off a 30-27 loss to Kent State, the Bulls return home to Amherst to take on the University of Toledo Wednesday. The Rockets are 6-4 following a 31-28 loss to Northern Illinois.

Sophomore forward Adebola Adeyeeye shoots a jumper.

Women’s basketball defeats Columbia 82-75

UB women’s basketball (4-0) defeated Columbia (1-3) 82-75 Friday night, fighting against a tough opponent. Columbia came out shooting 70% from the field and 80% from three in the first quarter. Buffalo then ramped up its defense, holding Colombia to 37% from the field for the reminder of the game. 

The Bulls storm UB Stadium during an early game this season.

Stampede stats: Bulls collapse in the fourth quarter, fall to Kent State

Kent State (4-6, 3-3 MAC) defeated UB football (5-5, 3-3 MAC), 30-27 Thursday night. The Bulls dominated the Golden Flashes throughout the game before collapsing in the fourth quarter.    Kent State has allowed the most rushing yards in the MAC, giving up 253.9 yards per game and Buffalo attacked that weakness, rushing for 245 yards Thursday.

Senior defensive end Chuck Harris tries to push through the Delaware State offensive line. The Bulls handily beat Delaware State 48-10 last season.

Jaguars sign Chuck Harris to practice squad

Former UB football defensive end Chuck Harris signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad Monday. Harris was a two-time All-MAC selection. He had 45 total tackles, 6.5 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in 2018, en route to first-team All-MAC honors. This spring, he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Chicago Bears, but was released on final cut day.

Golden Flashes players huddle around their coach for instructions.

Get to know an opponent: Kent State

Buffalo is 5-4 entering the Kent State game. The Bulls defeated Robert Morris, Temple, Akron, Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan. They lost to Penn State, Liberty, Miami (OH) and Ohio so far this season. Here’s what to expect when the Bulls take on the Golden Flashes Thursday:

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