With four matchups featuring national heavyweights such as Iowa, UConn, Arkansas and Providence, Buffalo natives were treated to the chaos of “The Big Dance” — right from their backyard.
Before you lock in your bracket or head to KeyBank Center, get to know the best players set to take the court in Buffalo.
Saturday’s matchup against Tennessee will mark the fourth time the Bulls have earned an NCAA Tournament bid under Legette-Jack.
Men’s tennis (2-7) roared into Mid-American Conference play Saturday with a 6-1 win over rival Binghamton (1-11) at the Miller Tennis Center. Women’s tennis (11-3) had the opposite experience Friday — falling to Ivy League competitor Cornell (2-7), 6-1, in Ithaca. The women’s team bounced back with a 7-0 home shutout win over Niagara Monday.
Fans celebrated at Alumni Arena when it was revealed that women’s basketball (25-8) will head to Knoxville, TN for a Saturday matchup against the Tennessee Volunteers (23-8) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Men’s basketball (19-11, 13-6 MAC) fell in heartbreaking fashion to the Akron Zips, 70-68, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland.
Women’s basketball (23-8, 16-4 MAC) defeated Western Michigan (16-14, 10-10 MAC), 63-49, in the quarterfinal round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland Wednesday.
Led by junior guard Dyaisha Fair and senior forward Jeenathan Williams, UB’s basketball teams hope to earn their first NCAA Tournament berths since the 2018-19 season by winning the Mid-American Conference Tournament at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland.
Ed Wright recalls times when certain restaurants wouldn’t serve him and when opposing fans had to be roped off from his bench to prevent violence.
Graduate forward Summer Hemphill bagged her fourth consecutive double-double to lead the Bulls (22-8, 16-4 MAC) to their sixth-straight win Saturday afternoon.
Men’s basketball (19-10, 13-6 MAC) chased Kent State’s (21-9, 16-4 MAC) tails the entire game Friday night, ending the regular season with a 70-65 loss to the Golden Flashes. UB will head into the Mid-American Conference tournament as the fifth seed, kicking off with a Tuesday match against Akron.
A balanced scoring attack keyed the Bulls to their fifth victory in a row with just one game remaining until the Mid-American Conference tournament.
Following UB’s announcement that masks will no longer be required “in most settings” on campus starting Saturday, UB Athletics announced fans will not be required to wear masks to attend athletic events, effective March 5.