The University at Buffalo women's basketball team won its eighth straight to start the season with a victory at Canisius College.…

The players shuttle in and out of the game at a dizzying pace. The University at Buffalo women’s basketball team is using a deeper-than-ever bench to wear down opponents this season. No matter who’s in the game, however, the glue that makes all of the pieces fit together remains point guard Stephanie Reid. UB’s star junior from Australia played her typical mast…

St. Bonaventure women’s basketball has an early tip off Friday, but that likely won’t bother freshman Jalisha Terry. The Bonnies’ 11 a.m. contest against Eastern Michigan (3-5) serves as her personal homecoming game. Terry’s hometown of Flint is roughly an hour away from the EM campus in Ypsilanti. (105.9 FM; ESPN3) She returns to familiar surroundings fresh …

Follow live updates of Big 4 basketball action here. Tonight's only game is a big one as the undefeated UB women play at Canisius College at 7 p.m. Follow News Sports Reporter Mark Gaughan's coverage and team accounts below. Follow tweets from all Big 4 team accounts during every night of the college basketball season: Tweets from https://twitter.com/TBNSpo…

Last week,  Indiana football coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigned amid a second investigation into whether he mistreated players. Athletic Director Fred Glass hoped to pacify the public in a news conference by citing ever-popular “philosophical differences” and insisted there was “no smoking gun.” In the days that followed, of course, the proverbial smoking gun…

PITTSBURGH – The University at Buffalo opened Wednesday night’s game like a road-weary team in desperate need of a matchup against the Butler-Mitchell Boys Club. The Bulls sleep-walked the first 15 minutes against the University of Pittsburgh and fell behind by 26 points. Then UB woke up and outscored Pitt, 60-39, over the final 25 minutes. It added up to an 84-7…

Follow live updates of Big 4 basketball action here, including News Sports Reporter Mark Gaughan's coverage of the UB at Pittsburgh. UB men at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Niagara men at Kent State, 7 p.m. Hartford at Niagara women, 7 p.m. Canisius men at Boston University, 7:30 p.m. Tweets from all Big 4 team accounts will appear below: Tweets from https://twitter.c…

Niagara at Air Force 9:05 p.m. Friday 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Cadet Ice Arena 1. Niagara has lost its last three. The Purple Eagles are on a three-game losing streak and have not won in four games. Niagara was outplayed at home last weekend in a pair of losses to RIT – 7-1 and 6-2. Overall the Purps are 2-11-3 and tied for the basement of Atlantic Hockey (with Sacred…

It’s been a transition year for Ryan Schmelzer. The forward spent the majority of his first two seasons with the Canisius College Golden Griffins playing with Shane Conacher and Ralph Cuddemi. The trio accounted for the majority of the team’s offense, particularly in key games late in the season. But the Griffs have struggled to find offense without Conacher and …

Women’s basketballWESTERN NEW YORKBucknell 57, St. Bonaventure 35RIT 68, Buffalo State 52BS (4-4): Princella McCullough 16 pts, 18 rebs.Bucknell 57, St. Bonaventure 35BUCKNELL (6-3): DeBoer 6-10 4-5 17, Slagus 4-6 0-0 9, English 3-13 0-0 9, McGurk 1-6 1-2 4, Swart 2-8 0-0 4, Hayes 2-4 0-1 5, Dumiak 0-1 0-0 0, Walker 3-4 0-0 7, Mikkelsen 0-0 2-2 0, Romaine 0-2 0-0 0, Rich…

College basketballWESTERN NEW YORKSt. Bonaventure 81, Hofstra 75Cayuhoga CC 86, ECC 69St. Bonaventure 81, Hofstra 75ST. BONAVENTURE (6-2): Gregg 4-9 2-4 10, Ayeni 1-1 0-0 2, Mobley 7-14 6-8 23, Taqqee 0-5 2-2 2, Adams 8-19 11-12 31, Andoh 5-8 0-2 11, Ikpeze 1-6 0-0 2. Totals 26-62 21-28 81.HOFSTRA (6-4): Greer 5-10 0-0 11, Gustys 9-14 2-7 20, Bernardi 4-13 1-2 11, Powers 3…

Jaylen Adams and his backcourt sidekick Matt Mobley put on another two-man basketball show Tuesday night for St. Bonaventure. The dynamic duo combined for 54 points, more than half St. Bonaventure's total in an 81-75 victory of Hofstra in Hempstead. Adams scoewd 31 and Mobley 23 for the Bonnies. Between them, they scored 15 of their team's 26 field goals, made seven …

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Sixty points in a game is an accomplishment for any player, but it’s not exactly a rarity in the NBA. Wilt Chamberlain scored 60 points or more 15 times in 1961-62, when he averaged 50.4 points per game, and 32 times in his career. Kobe Bryant had six 60-point games and Michael Jordan had five. History will remember Klay Thompson scoring 60 points in the Warriors’ b…

The Buffalo State hockey team ranks 10th in the nation in the latest D3hockey.com poll. That’s the highest ranking in program history. The Bengals lead this week’s College Power 10. 1. Buffalo State men's hockey. The Bengals’ surge in the rankings came after a 4-1 upset victory over fourth-ranked Geneseo Saturday. Buffalo State lost to Geneseo, 6-1, in the State U…