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.
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.