On Wednesday, UB announced the men’s basketball team will square off against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 19. This will be the third time in four years the Bulls have played Syracuse.
UB defeated Miami (OH) 42-10 behind strong games from Antonio Nunn, Kevin Marks and Malcolm Koonce.
Junior running back Jaret Patterson picked up right where his 2019 season left off, as he was named Mid-American Conference East Division Co-Offensive Player of the Week Nov. 9. Patterson shared the award with Miami (OH) quarterback A.J. Meyer, who threw three touchdown passes in relief for injured starter Brett Gabbert.
While the UB men’s basketball team is still in the midst of finalizing their 2020-21 schedule, they do know how their season will begin.
In the first UB game during the COVID pandemic, the Bulls (1-0) defeated the Northern Illinois Huskies (0-1) 49-30 at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb, Illinois. This is the first time Buffalo has beaten NIU since they joined the MAC in 1999.
Despite the Mid-American Conference football season set to start in five days, UB has yet to announce who its starting quarterback will be.
With the upcoming U.S. presidential election just 11 days away, NCAA athletic programs across the nation are encouraging its student-athletes to exercise their right to vote.
On Monday, the Mid-American Conference announced that UB’s first two games will be aired on national television.
The Mid-American Conference released its schedule last week, signifying the official return of MAC football.
The Mid-American Conference announced an operational plan to bring back multiple fall sports this spring and winter, including wrestling, swimming and diving, volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and cross country.
UB will spend roughly $28,968 a week COVID testing its 118 football players, 11 coaches and 13 supporting staff members following the Mid-American Conference’s new testing requirements.