DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Behind a Buffalo career-high 25 points from junior guard Cierra Dillard, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (3-0, 0-0 MAC) claimed the gutsy road victory over Big Ten member Nebraska on Thanksgiving day in the San Juan Shootout in Daytona Beach, FL. Dillard put on a show inside the Ocean Center as she filled the stat sheet with 25 points, six steals, three assists and three rebounds as UB improved to 3-0 for their third straight season. The win also marked the Bulls first-ever win against a Big Ten opponent.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (2-0, 0-0 MAC) will head down to Daytona Beach, FL this week for a pair of games in the San Juan Shootout. The Bulls will open the tournament on Thanksgiving day with a matchup against Big Ten member Nebraska (3-1) before closing out the tournament against ACC member Clemson (3-1) on Friday afternoon at the Ocean Center.
BUFFALO, NY – Sixth-year University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the signing of five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent on Monday afternoon. Oceane Kounkou, Alexis Adams, Zena Elias, Adebola Adeyeye and Keowa Walters will join the Bulls for the 2018-19 academic year.
BUFFALO, NY – Behind some stingy defense and strong shooting from the floor, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (2-0, 0-0 MAC) was able to collect the dominant 76-41 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore on Monday night in front of the home fans at Alumni Arena. With the win, Buffalo improved to 2-0 for the third straight season, marking the first time in program history the Bulls have done so.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (1-0, 0-0 MAC) will return to Alumni Arena on Monday night as they will welcome the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks for a non-conference game. Buffalo will be looking to improve to 2-0 for the third straight season, something that has never been done before in program history. Tip is set for 7:00 pm on Monday night and the game will air live on ESPN3 with Paul Peck and Amy Audibert on the call.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (1-0, 0-0 MAC) opened up their 2017-18 campaign in impressive fashion as they were able to run past the Delaware Blue Hens on Friday afternoon at Alumni Arena in front of 1,015 fans by the score of 87-73. The 87 points scored by the UB offense are the most points scored in a game since March 11, 2016 when UB beat Akron in the MAC semifinals, 88-87.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team opens up their 2017-18 campaign on Friday afternoon as they welcome the Delaware Blue Hens to Alumni Arena. Friday's game will start at 1:00 pm and will air live on ESPN3 with Paul Peck and Amy Audibert on the call.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s basketball team was able to open the 2017-18 campaign with a dominant 64-32 exhibition game victory over the Bloomsburg Huskies. The Buffalo defense was able to hold the Huskies to 29.7% shooting for the game while forcing 39 Bloomsburg turnovers.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team will open up their 2017-18 campaign on Firday night with an exhibition game against Division II member Bloomsburg at Alumni Arena. The Bulls and Huskies will tip at 5:30 pm and can be seen on ESPN3 with Howard Simon and Amy Audibert on the call.
BUFFALO, NY – The Mid-American Conference announced on Wednesday the 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Coaches Preseason Poll and the University at Buffalo women’s team was tabbed to finish first in the MAC East division. The Bulls were able to earn 69 points including 10 first place votes, marking the first time in program history the Bulls have been preseason MAC East favorites.
In recognition of a leadership gift made by the Murchie family to the recently announced fieldhouse, the UB Council endorsed a resolution, on Monday, to name the new fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse in honor of former UB hockey player Tunney Murchie and his family. The naming is subject to the approval of the SUNY Chancellor and the SUNY Board of Trustees.
Fans will have the opportunity to buy discounted tickets for the upcoming 2017-18 basketball season as the Division of Athletics will be holding their annual flash sale on Wednesday. Online sales will begin at 6am, while the UB ticket office will be open from 9am to 5pm.
The longtime dream of an on-campus fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo will soon be a reality. University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Friday that the university has secured the services of Rochester-based LeChase Construction as the general contractor and New York-based architecture firm CHA for the project.
BUFFALO, NY – Sixth-year head coach Felisha Legette-Jack of the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team announced the Bulls Mid-American Conference schedule on Thursday afternoon. The MAC slate is highlighted by nine home games inside Alumni Arena.
In conjunction with Experience, a mobile commerce, ticketing, and data solutions company, UB Athletics has introduced the all-new MoBULL Pass, the most flexible ticket program for Buffalo Bulls fans! With the MoBULL Pass you can purchase a 10-ticket package or a 30-ticket package, with the flexibility to use the tickets on your own terms at home football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball games, wrestling and concerts during the 2017-18 season.
BUFFALO, NY – Sixth-year University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack was named to Buffalo Business First’s annual Power 100 Women in Western New York list, as announced by the publication on Friday. Legette-Jack placed 75th on the list, becoming the first UB coach in school history to earn the recognition as one of the most powerful women in all of WNY.
BUFFALO, NY – Highlighted by tournaments in Puerto Rico and Arizona State, University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the Bulls 2017-18 non-conference schedule. The schedule features opponents from the Big Ten, ACC, PAC-12 and Big East and the Bulls will host three non-conference foes at Alumni Arena.
BUFFALO, NY – Sixth-year University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the hiring of Khyreed Carter as the Bulls director of basketball operations. Carter comes to Buffalo after spending the last six seasons at Michigan State working under head coach Suzy Merchant for the Spartans.
TORONTO, ON – Incoming University at Buffalo women's basketball freshman point guard Hanna Hall has earned a spot on the U19 Canadian National women’s basketball team for the upcoming 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, Italy. Hall is one of two point guards to make the final Canadian roster.
BUFFALO, NY – Former University at Buffalo women’s basketball great JoAnna Smith has inked her first professional contract with the Clube Uniao Sportiva Ponta Delgada of the Liga Feminina (Portugal). Smith becomes the second UB player to sign a professional contract since head coach Felisha Legette-Jack took over the program in 2012, joining former teammate Christa Baccas.
The NCAA released annual Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Thursday afternoon and nine UB programs had perfect single-year rates for 2015-16, while men’s tennis continues to lead the charge with a perfect four-year rate.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the addition of junior college transfer Autumn Jones for the 2017-18 campaign. Jones will have two years of eligibility remaining when she joins UB next season.
The UB Athletics Coaches Caravan will be hitting the road again this spring, making two stops in New York and one in Washington D.C. Fans will have an opportunity to meet and interact with athletic director Allen Greene, football head coach Lance Leipold, men's basketball head coach Nate Oats, women's basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack as well as other members of the UB coaching staff.
BUFFALO, NY – A program record four University at Buffalo women’s basketball student-athletes were named to the Academic All-MAC squads, as announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon. A total of 52 Mid-American Conference student-athletes earned the recognition on Thursday.
BUFFALO , NY – University at Buffalo women’s basketball graduating senior JoAnna Smith will be attending the InsiderExposure.com Pro Combine on Thursday, March 30 in Dallas, TX. The Pro Combine will allow Smith to show off her skills for professional scouts from across the world at the Duncanville Fieldhouse.
True Blue, the official student section of the University at Buffalo, has advanced to the Final Four of the NCSSA Student Section of the Year contest. They finished second nationally in the Sweet 16 round, which concluded on Friday.