Women’s basketball dropped its fifth-straight game Saturday afternoon in a 69-58 loss to Ball State (17-7). UB (13-10) had scoring troubles early on as the Cardinals held them to 11 of 33 from the field in the first half.
UB women’s basketball (4-0) defeated Columbia (1-3) 82-75 Friday night, fighting against a tough opponent. Columbia came out shooting 70% from the field and 80% from three in the first quarter. Buffalo then ramped up its defense, holding Colombia to 37% from the field for the reminder of the game.
Kent State (4-6, 3-3 MAC) defeated UB football (5-5, 3-3 MAC), 30-27 Thursday night. The Bulls dominated the Golden Flashes throughout the game before collapsing in the fourth quarter. Kent State has allowed the most rushing yards in the MAC, giving up 253.9 yards per game and Buffalo attacked that weakness, rushing for 245 yards Thursday.
Former UB men’s basketball player Dontay Caruthers signed with the Grand Rapids Drive, the G-League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, on Sunday. Caruthers became the second former Bull to sign a professional contract in the last few weeks, after C.J. Massinburg signed with the Long Island Nets on Oct. 15.
The UB men’s basketball team dominated Thursday night with a 111-73 victory against Daemen during its first pre-season exhibition. The defending conference champs played a strong game to prove their new lineup has the skills to make a big impact this season. The win is Jim Whitesell’s first as the Bulls’ head coach.
The Bulls (2-4, 0-2 MAC) lost in overtime against the Ohio University Bobcats (2-3) in their opponent’s first conference matchup Saturday. The Bobcats, coming off of a three-game losing streak, put their losses behind them and capitalized on Buffalo’s inability to produce throughout the game.