BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo Division of Athletics and Blue and White Fund have jointly announced a new crowdfunding campaign to support the UB women’s basketball team. This is the second year UB is offering a crowdfunding campaign, giving donors, alumni and fans an avenue to provide direct support to the program.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s basketball team received some great news late last week as the NCAA approved a waiver to allow Memphis transfer Finess Dickson to be immediately eligible for competition. Dickson will be a redshirt freshman this season for the Bulls after being granted a medical hardship waiver last season at Memphis.
BUFFALO, NY – Highlighted by a home game against perennial powerhouse Stanford and a road battle against nationally-ranked Oregon, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced her teams tough non-conference slate on Wednesday afternoon.
CLEVELAND, OH - The Mid-American Conference has officially announced the conference schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 basketball season, the conference office announced on Wednesday morning. The Bulls will play nine home MAC games inside Alumni Arena and nine road MAC games.
BUFFALO, NY – Former Syracuse men’s basketball graduate assistant coach Katie Kolinski has been named University at Buffalo women’s basketball director of operations, as announced by head coach Felisha Legette-Jack on Friday afternoon. Kolinski joins the Bulls after seven seasons with the Syracuse Orange men’s program.
BUFFALO, NY – Coming off of their historic 2017-18 campaign, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team will entertain national powerhouse Stanford inside Alumni Arena on December 21 in a non-conference clash of Sweet 16 teams from a season ago. This matchup marks the first meeting between the two teams in school history.
BUFFALO, NY – After the most successful season in program history, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team has been selected to participate in the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout in Las Vegas, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by Sports Tours. The tournament is set to take place on Novemeber 23 and 24 in Sin City at the four-star South Point Hotel and Casino. Fan room rates will be available at a later date.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced Tuesday morning that assistant coach Cherie Cordoba has been promoted to Associate Head Coach entering the 2018-19 campaign.
CLEVELAND, OH – UB football player Tim Roberts and UB women’s basketball player Liisa Ups were the Bulls recipients of the MAC Medal of Excellence Award as announced during an Honors Dinner Ceremony at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel as part of the MAC Spring Meetings.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s basketball graduate and Grand Island, NY native Cassie Oursler inked her first professional contract this week to continue her basketball career in Spain. Oursler signed her contract to play for Cadi La Seu who play in the city of La Seu d’Urgell, Spain.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo and women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack have agreed to a new five-year contract, Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced on Wednesday afternoon. The contract runs through the 2023 season.
BUFFALO, NY – Former University at Buffalo women’s basketball standout Stephanie Reid signed her first professional contract in her native Australia last week. Reid becomes the second Bull in the last two seasons to sign a professional contract as JoAnna Smith signed in Portugal after her UB career a season ago.
The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight winter sports during this 2017-18 academic season as 152 students were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams. Eleven University at Buffalo student-athletes from five different teams were named Distinguished Scholar Athletes.
BUFFALO, NY – The WNY Women’s Foundation (WNYWF) has announced a new program addressing the disparity of women in leadership roles throughout the WNY region and beyond. The ALL IN initiative will be introduced on Thursday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration Site, 641 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the signing of Aireal Dickson to a National Letter of Intent on Tuesday morning. Dickson will join the Bulls for the 2018-19 campaign after finishing off her high school career in Illinois at Homewood-Flossmoor high school.
BUFFALO, NY – Following the most successful season in UB Basketball history, the men's and women's teams will be honored in a postseason celebration on Friday, April 13 at 5:30 pm at Alumni Arena. The event will be emceed by Paul Peck and will include members of the University and the Athletics community. The general public is invited to attend this free event and is encouraged to wear their blue and white.
BUFFALO, NY – After their miraculous run to the Sweet 16, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team received some national attention for the first time in program history Monday afternoon as they earned the No. 21 ranking in the final USA Today Top 25 Coaches Poll. The national ranking for UB marked their first at any time during the season in program history.
CLEVELAND, OH – After the most successful season on the court in program history, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team saw the accolades pile up off the court as a program record seven UB student-athletes earned a spot on the Academic All-MAC team, as announced by the conference on Thursday morning. The seven recipients are the most in school history as the old program record of four was set last season.
BUFFALO, NY - For the first time in her Buffalo career, senior guard Katherine Ups was named Mid-American Conference Scholar Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. Ups helped lead the Bulls to their first ever Sweet 16 while also maintaining a 3.923 GPA while studying biomedical sciences.
ALBANY, NY – The magical ride for the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team came to an end on Saturday, but not before the Bulls gave defending national champion South Carolina all it could handle in a 79-63 Sweet 16 loss at the Albany Times Union Center. The size and athleticism of the Gamecocks proved to be too much for the Bulls.
ALBANY, NY - Making their first ever appearance in the Sweet 16, the University at Buffalo women's basketball team (29-5, 16-2 MAC) looks poised and ready for their biggest test of the season on Saturday at 11:30 am as they get set to battle #2 South Carolina inside the Times Union Center. Buffalo and fellow MAC foe Central Michigan are the two lowest seeds remaining in the tournament, 11 seeds.
TALLAHASSEE, FL - After earning their first ever win in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon, the University at Buffalo women's basketball team (28-5, 16-2 MAC) will aim for a Sweet 16 bid as they clash with #3 Florida State on Monday night at 6:30 pm inside the Tucker Civic Center. Monday's game will air live on ESPN2 with Clay Matvick and Katie Smith on the call.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – Behind a record breaking 36-point performance by junior Cierra Dillard, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team (28-5, 16-2 MAC) kept their season going with a dominant 102-79 victory over #6 South Florida on Saturday afternoon inside the Tucker Civic Center on the Florida State campus. The 102 points scored by the Bulls on Saturday are the most points ever scored by a double digit seed in the history of the NCAA Tournament.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's basketball team (27-5, 16-2 MAC) will open up the 2018 NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon against the No. 6 seeded South Florida Bulls. The two sides will square off inside the Tucker Civic Center on the campus of Florida State University at around 1:30 pm. Buffalo is making their second trip to the NCAA Tournament in the last three seasons while South Florida is making their fifth tournament appearance in the last six seasons.
BUFFALO, NY – For the first time in program history, the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team was selected as an at large team for the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Bulls were picked as a No. 11 seed and will take on No. 6 seeded South Florida in Tallahassee, FL on Saturday, March 17 at 1:30 pm. The game will air nationally on ESPN2.