Sports Desk


Jackson shines at NFL combine
The 2019 NFL Scouting Combine took place over four days in Indianapolis this past week. Two UB football alumni, quarterback Tyree Jackson and wide receiver Anthony Johnson, each took to the field in Lucas Oil Stadium to perform.
The Edge: UB vs Akron
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. 
No. 18 Bulls fall to Bowling Green
Bowling Green is now the top team in the Mid-American Conference. The Bulls (19-3, 7-2 MAC) found themselves in front of a sold-out Bowling Green crowd Friday night to take on the Falcons (15-6, 7-1 MAC). 
Women’s tennis starts spring season with two wins
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.
Seniors lead charge in win over Central Connecticut State
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.
Bulls win Belfast Classic
 The Bulls beat the Milwaukee Panthers (2-6) and the San Francisco Dons (7-1) this weekend, to win the Belfast Hall of Fame Classic in Belfast, Northern Ireland for the first time in program history.  
Balling in Belfast
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.
Bulls beat Georgetown Hoyas in Las Vegas
Women’s basketball earned a hard-fought 73-64 win against the Georgetown Hoyas Friday night in this year’s annual South Point Shootout in Las Vegas, Nevada.  
Volleyball season comes to end in MAC Championship quarterfinal
Volleyball lost 3-1 to the Eastern Michigan Eagles Friday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Championship in Oxford, Ohio. Buffalo (18-11, 9-6 MAC) came into the tournament on a five-game win streak. The team earned a first round bye with the No. 4 seed in the championship, but was unable to capitalize on it.
Bulls scrape together win in Southern Illinois
The Bulls made back-to-back road wins with their 62-53 victory over the Southern Illinois Salukis on Monday night. The No. 25-ranked men’s basketball team came in to the road matchup off the program’s first top 25 ranking.