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UB, Buffalo St. to meet

The crosstown men's basketball rivalry between the University at Buffalo and Buffalo State will resume this year when the Bulls host the Bengals Nov. 20 at noon in Alumni Arena.

The first meeting of the schools since Feb. 15, 1989 (won by UB, 75-68), was announced when UB unveiled its schedule. UB holds a 45-27 edge in the series, which started in 1926, when Buffalo State was known as Buffalo Normal.

UB also hosts Canisius, Fresno State, Rutgers and Elon before its Mid-American Conference slate begins Jan. 4.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: UB lost in five games at Akron despite a career-high 30 digs from Nikki Morzenti. Rachel Rush (Sweet Home) had 57 assists for Akron. . . . St. John Fisher swept Buffalo State in three games.

The UB men's schedule:

Nov. 18, Canisius, 8 p.m.; 20, Buffalo State, noon; 22, at Boston College, TBA; 25, vs. Jackson State at Las Vegas Holiday Invitational, TBA; 26, vs. Detroit or Shawnee State at Las Vegas, TBA; 30, Fresno State, 7 p.m.

Dec. 6, at Liberty, 7 p.m.; 10, Rutgers, 7 p.m.; 17, at Niagara, 7 p.m.; 21, Elon, 7 p.m.; 30, at Delaware State, 7 p.m.

Jan. 4, Eastern Michigan, 7 p.m.; 7, at Northern Illinois, 3:05 p.m.; 10, at Toledo, 7 p.m.; 14, Western Michigan, 7 p.m.; 18, Ball State, 7 p.m.; 21, Central Michigan, 2 p.m.; 24, at Bowling Green, 7 p.m.; 26, Ohio, 7 p.m.; 29, at Kent State, TBA.

Feb. 1, at Akron, 7 p.m.; 4, Miami (Ohio), 2 p.m.; 7, at Ball State, 7 p.m.; 11, at Central Michigan, 2 p.m.; 15, Kent State, 7 p.m.; 18, at ESPN Bracket Buster, TBA; 22, at Ohio, 7 p.m.; 26, at Bowling Green, 2 p.m.

March 1, Akron, 7 p.m.; 4, at Miami (Ohio), TBA; 6, MAC Tournament, TBA.

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