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.
The University at Buffalo women’s basketball team lost to Toledo, 72-65, in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday afternoon, ending their bid to repeat as MAC champions.
CLEVELAND, OH – Despite being the seventh seed, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team looked like a squad poised to repeat as Mid-American Conference champions as they upset second-seeded Ball State, 69-65, in the quarterfinals of the MAC Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday evening.
BUFFALO, NY – The Mid-American Conference announced their postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon with the Bulls earning three nods. Senior JoAnna Smith led the way earning Second Team All-MAC honors while Stephanie Reid earned All-Defensive team honors and Summer Hemphill earned a spot on the All-Freshman team.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (21-9, 10-8 MAC) will look to defend their MAC Championship from a season ago as they head to Cleveland to take on No. 2 seeded Ball State in the quarterfinals on Wednesday evening at around 5:00 pm. The game will take place inside Quicken Loans Arena as the Bulls will look to advance to their second straight MAC semifinal.
BUFFALO, NY – For the second time in as many seasons, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (21-9, 10-8 MAC) collected a MAC Tournament opening round victory over the Bowling Green Falcons on Monday Afternoon at Alumni Arena by the score of 61-45. With the win, the #7 Bulls will take on #2 Ball State on Wednesday around 5:00 pm at Quicken Loans Arena.
BUFFALO, NY - The No. 7 seeded University at Buffalo women's basketball team (20-9, 10-8 MAC) will play host to No. 10 Bowling Green on Monday at 5:30 pm inside Alumni Arena in the First Round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. This marks the second straight season that the two teams have faced off in the MAC first round with the Bulls pulling out the 60-44 win last season at Alumni Arena as they eventually went on and won their first MAC Tournament Championship.
KENT, OH – The University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (20-9, 10-8 MAC) dropped their regular season finale on the road to the Kent State Golden Flashes, 80-71. Despite the loss, the Bulls claimed the #7 seed in the upcoming Mid-American Conference tournament and will host #10 seed Bowling Green at 5:30 pm on Monday.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (20-8, 10-7 MAC) will conclude their regular season on Saturday afternoon as they head to the MAC East regular season champions, Kent State. The Bulls will look to secure the #6 or #7 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament as tip is set for 2:00 pm on Saturday at the M.A.C. Center.
AKRON, OH – Senior JoAnna Smith tied a career-high with 31 points to lead the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (20-8, 10-6 MAC) to the dominant 81-55 win over the Akron Zips on Wednesday night. The win was the Bulls first in Akron since 2007-08 when they downed the Zips 55-51 at James A. Rhodes Arena. With the win, UB has now collected back-to-back 20 wins seasons for the first time since joining division I in 1998-99.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (19-8, 9-7 MAC) kicks off the final week of the regular season on Wednesday night as they travel to Akron, OH to take on the Zips. The Bulls will be in search of their second straight 20-win season as they also look to sweep the regular season series with the Zips after downing them 81-51 at Alumni Arena earlier this season.
BUFFALO, NY – Despite a 25-point game by senior JoAnna Smith on Senior Day at Alumni Arena on Saturday, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (19-8, 9-6 MAC) dropped a MAC game to the Bowling Green Falcons by the score of 64-62. Smith netted five triples across a season-high 40 minutes of action in the close loss.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (19-7, 9-6 MAC) will welcome the Bowling Green Falcons to Alumni Arena on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm. Prior to Saturday's MAC east showdown, the Bulls will honor their lone senior JoAnna Smith as part of senior day.
BUFFALO, NY – Behind a monster double-double, 15 points and 17 rebounds, by freshman Summer Hemphill , the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (19-7, 9-6 MAC) won their third straight Mid-American Conference game on Wednesday night at Alumni Arena as they raced by the Ohio Bobcats, 65-54. With the win, UB has matched their division I program record for home wins with 12 on the season, owning a 12-3 record at Alumni Arena.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (18-7, 8-6 MAC) looks for their third straight win on Wednesday night as they welcome the Ohio Bobcats to Alumni Arena for a MAC east showdown. The Bulls will be in search of their 12th home win of the season which would tie a Buffalo division I record for home victories in a season.
BUFFALO, NY – Behind a season-high 13 three pointers, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (18-7, 8-6 MAC) cruised to an 81-51 win over the Akron Zips on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena. With the win, the Bulls improved to 11-3 at home this season, most wins at home since 2002-03. Buffalo netted a season-high 81 points while also improving to 14-0 on the year when holding their opponents to 59 points or less.