Track and field traveled to Kent, OH over the weekend to compete in the Mid-American Indoor Conference Championships. The men placed fourth out of four teams with 64 points, while the women placed 10th out of 12 teams with 24 points.
Women’s tennis (9-1) pulled out a 4-3 victory to win its ninth match of the season while men’s tennis (1-7) fell to the Vikings by the same score.
UB swimming and diving (5-0, 4-0 MAC) finished second at the Mid-American Conference Championships in Bowling Green, OH at the end of the week — falling more than 200 points short of its second-straight MAC Championship victory.
UB fans left the stands early Tuesday night as men’s basketball (19-9, 13-5 MAC) fell to the Toledo Rockets for the second time this season, this time by a score of 92-76 at Alumni Arena.
Dyaisha Fair dropped 28 points, three assists, two steals and three rebounds to lift the Bulls (20-8, 14-4 MAC) to an 82-64 victory over Kent State Saturday afternoon.
Josh Mballa’s eighth double-double of the season propelled the UB men’s basketball team (19-8, 13-4 MAC) to a 70-60 victory over Northern Illinois Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena.
Thursday night witnessed Josh Mballa launch himself into the program’s history books. Mballa, a senior forward from Bordeaux, France, became the 26th player in UB history to score 1,000 career points, a feat he accomplished with his second basket of the night. His 14 points helped men’s basketball (18-8, 11-4 MAC) beat Northern Illinois (8-19, 5-12 MAC), 79-65, for the Bulls’ eighth straight win.
Senior forward Jeenathan Williams hit a floater with four seconds remaining to give UB (17-8, 11-4 MAC) an 86-84 victory over Miami (OH) (8-17, 4-12 MAC) Tuesday night at Millett Hall in Oxford, OH.
Alexia Hecico may have won first place with the Romanian U20 team at the world championships in 2017, but her journey atop the mountain — and the podium — began years earlier.
Men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, track and field, and swimming and diving all have their postseason tournaments coming up in the coming weeks. Here’s a look at the numbers that have defined these teams over the last few months.
Women’s basketball (18-8, 12-4 MAC) defeated the Miami (OH) RedHawks (8-17, 4-12 MAC), 83-71, Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena.
A strong performance by its “Big 3” helped propel UB men’s basketball (16-8, 10-4 MAC) to an 87-73 victory Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena against Western Michigan (6-21, 2-14 MAC). UB’s victory extended its win streak to six games.
UB’s swimming and diving team hopes to capture a euphoric feeling for a second time in late February when they compete in the MAC Championships in Bowling Green, OH.
To many outsiders, Jim Whitesell probably doesn’t come across as a yeller. Which is why his direct, profanity-laced coaching style may come as a surprise to people who don’t religiously follow the third-year coach and his team.
Littered with ramen noodles, three empty cans of Red Bull and a party-sized bag of Lay’s salt and vinegar chips, John Stutzman’s desk could pass for that of a broke college student.