Anthony DeCicco is the Editor-in-Chief of The Spectrum. His words have appeared in outlets such as SLAM Magazine and Syracuse.com. In 2020, he was awarded First Prize for Sports Column Writing at the Society of Professional Journalists' Region 1 Mark of Excellence Awards. In his free time, he can be found watching ‘90s Knicks games and reading NFL Mock Drafts at 3 a.m.
The State University of New York (SUNY) system will no longer require students to take the SAT or ACT (or any other standardized tests) to apply for admission to one of its colleges or universities.
One coach turned down the men’s basketball head coaching job before the school hired former Villanova associate coach George Halcovage III, UB Athletic Director Mark Alnutt told The Spectrum.
UB women’s basketball assistant coach Candyce Wheeler resigned at the end of the 2022-23 season due to “family reasons and will not be returning next season,” a UB Athletics spokesperson confirmed to The Spectrum Tuesday.
Conservative political pundit Michael Knowles spoke at Slee Hall on UB’s North Campus as a guest speaker invited by the UB chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Thursday night.
Women’s basketball (2-4) defeated Big 4 Rival Niagara (1-7) 63-58 on Wednesday night at the Gallagher Center in Niagara.
UB Volleyball (18-12, 10-8 MAC) swept Akron (6-23, 3-15) at Alumni Arena Wednesday night to clinch the No. 6 seed in the upcoming Mid-American Conference Tournament.
Despite a historically bad beginning to the season, Maurice Linguist and the Bulls turned things around. They won five consecutive games (before losing to Ohio Tuesday night) and are in contention for the top spot in the conference.