There’s more UB athletics alum than Khalil Mack. We’ve had members of the NFL Hall of Fame, UFC fighters, players who became coaches and soccer players all graduate from UB. UB has been able to turn out a number of professional athletes, despite not being a Division-I program for the majority of its history.
Buffalo men’s basketball has rattled off five-straight wins after losing a heart breaker to Bowling Green on Feb. 1. The Bulls defeated some of the top competition in the Mid-American Conference with wins against Toledo and Kent State. They also beat Akron on the road 76-70 earlier this month.
Miller Tennis Center reopened for business this weekend as men’s and women’s tennis each hosted their first home matches of the season. The women’s tennis team picked right up where it left off last season, when the Bulls won their second-straight Mid-American Conference Championship. Now the team is on track for a third.
The Bulls made it a three-game win streak on Saturday, beating the Central Connecticut State Devils 82-69 on the road. Buffalo’s (5-1) strongest performances came from senior guard Cierra Dillard and senior forward Brittany Morrison. Dillard led in scoring, finishing with 27 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals. Morrison had her first double-double of the season, having 11 points and 16 rebounds Saturday afternoon.
The Bulls are trading one cold city for another to compete in Belfast, Northern Ireland for two games in the Belfast Hall of Fame Classic. No. 21 Buffalo enters the game looking for its first non-conference tournament win with Nate Oats as head coach.