UB Bulls

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

For the University at Buffalo's men's basketball team, Sunday was opening day, as new head coach Jim Whitesell and his players had their first official practice in the new season.

Students get charged up for UB Bulls football

Nov 14, 2018
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

For the first time in UB Bulls football history the team is 9 and 1. The Bulls kick-off against Ohio at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a nationally televised game on ESPN2.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the UB Bulls received a spirited send-off Tuesday from Dodge Elementary School students in Williamsville. 

Chris Caya WBFO News

The cuts announced to UB's athletics department this week are "just wrong" according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.

UB athletics restores "Buffalo" as main branding theme

Apr 12, 2016
Courtesy University at Buffalo Athletics

Say goodbye to the "New York" centered scheme which University at Buffalo athletes have worn for the past three years. Beginning next fall, the Bulls are putting the "Buffalo" back in UB.

UB celebrates trips to the ‘big dance’

Mar 23, 2016
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The University at Buffalo held a rally Tuesday to celebrate its men's and women's basketball teams for their successful seasons. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says the teams were honored for winning the Mid-American Conference Championship games and a chance to play in the NCAA Tournament.

UB Athletics Director Danny White heading to Central Florida

Nov 18, 2015
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The University at Buffalo is in the market for a new Athletics Director. U.B. announced today Danny White is leaving to accept a position at the University of Central Florida.

UB Bulls lose to Penn State

Sep 12, 2015
Brian Meyer/WBFO

The stubborn rain that drenched State College, PA Saturday gave new meaning to the name Beaver Stadium, but neither the soggy weather nor a loss to Penn State seemed to dampen the enthusiasm of many UB Bulls fans.


Justin Moss, the University at Buffalo basketball player who help lead the program to its first men's NCAA tournament bid last spring, is no longer a student at the university.

Oats named head of UB men's basketball

Apr 11, 2015
SUNY Buffalo Athletics / WBFO News

The University at Buffalo has named Assistant Head Coach Nate Oats to the position of Head Coach of the UB Bulls Men's Basketball team.

UB campus reacts to Hurley's departure

Apr 10, 2015
Photo by Michael Mroziak

As the University at Buffalo begins its search for a new men's head basketball coach, those who follow the Bulls are coming to terms with the departure of Bobby Hurley, who stayed with the program for only two years but led the team to historic success.

Hurley departs: What's next for UB basketball?

Apr 10, 2015
Courtesy of Paul Gotham Twitter Feed

As Arizona State University introduces Bobby Hurley as its new head basketball coach Friday, the University at Buffalo is already searching for Hurley's replacement.

Bobby Hurley leaving UB for Arizona State

Apr 10, 2015
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Less than a month after leading UB to its first appearance in the NCAA basketball tournament, head coach Bobby Hurley is leaving to take the head job at Arizona State.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Friday’s NCAA tournament match between the University at Buffalo and West Virginia was a gripping competition.

WBFO News photo by Avery Schneider

It was a valiant effort for the University at Buffalo's Men’s Basketball team in Columbus late Friday afternoon. The UB Bulls may have lost to West Virginia 68 to 62 in the NCAA Tournament.  But they created much excitement in the waning minutes. 

Courtesy of Paul Gotham Twitter Feed

As the University at Buffalo is gearing up for the Bulls first game of the NCAA Tournament Friday, many are looking to Head Coach Bobby Hurley to show the Bulls the way to victory. 

The number 12 seed Bulls take on the fifth seed West Virginia Friday afternoon at 2:10. 

UB Bulls excitement: Going to the 'Big Dance'

Mar 18, 2015
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

As members of the UB's men's basketball prepare for their big NCAA 'dance' this Friday against West Virginia, the UB campus is buzzing with excitement. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley visited the North Campus in Amherst. 

UB names new football coach

Dec 1, 2014
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The University at Buffalo is set to introduce its new football coach Monday.

UB fires head football coach Jeff Quinn

Oct 14, 2014
WBFO News File Photo

The University at Buffalo has fired Head Football Coach Jeff Quinn, naming Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach Alex Wood interim head coach for the rest of the season.

UB gives athletic director contract extension

Sep 11, 2014
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University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi has announced a five-year-contract extension with athletic director Daniel "Danny" White.  The new agreement will extend White's contract through 2019.

The University at Buffalo community is gearing up for this Saturday's appearance of the UB Bulls in a college football bowl game.  UB is using the "Famous Idaho Potato Bowl" to introduce the university to a national audience.

UB Men's Basketball Coach Reggie Witherspoon fired

Mar 15, 2013

The University at Buffalo has relieved men's basketball coach Reggie Witherspoon of his duties.