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By Mark Gaughan » Saturday, September 13, 2014

HOW THE GAME WAS LOST Baylor 63, UB 21 How Baylor won: The eighth-ranked Bears jumped to a 35-0 halftime lead and outgained UB, 432-78, in the first half to end any suspense. Baylor outgained UB for the game, 669-394. Turning point: On its first possession, UB quarterback Joe Licata… Read more »

Friday, September 12, 2014

By Bucky Gleason For a brief moment early in the game, with the ball airborne and headed for the waiting arms of Marcus McGill down the right sideline, UB made you think the unthinkable. The Bulls had a sure touchdown that would have tied the game with Baylor, but McGill… Read more »

By Mark Gaughan » Friday, September 12, 2014

The University at Buffalo made a major position change in advance of tonight’s meeting with Baylor, switching promising sophomore receiver Boise Ross from wide receiver to cornerback. The move is intended to be permanent, and it addresses a cornerback roster that is thin in experienced, top athletes. At the same… Read more »

By Mark Gaughan » Friday, September 12, 2014

Five Things to Watch: UB vs. Baylor 8 p.m., UB Stadium 1. NFL Talent. Baylor has a bunch of it. QB Bryce Petty (No. 14) will be in the NFL next season. He’s currently rated as a third-round draft pick by CBS Sports. Phil Steele has him as the No…. Read more »

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The University at Buffalo’s football team hosts No. 8 Baylor Friday night at 8 p.m. on ESPN. UB is 1-9 against Top 25 teams during its Mid-American Conference tenure. Here’s the breakdown: Sept. 7, 2013 at #23 Baylor L 70-13 Sept. 1, 2013 at #2 Ohio State L 40-20 Sept…. Read more »

By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The University at Buffalo made another significant move to try to maintain continuity in its athletics program today by signing Athletics Director Danny White to a five-year contract extension. The deal, which runs through 2019, continues UB’s trend of pre-emptive deals designed at keeping the key athletics department players together…. Read more »

By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The University at Buffalo was mentioned in connection with four Western New York senior prospects in The Buffalo News high school preview section that was published on Thursday. The reports all come from our prep writers. The players on UB’s radar: –Williamsville North DL Duke Hwang has made a verbal commitment… Read more »

By Mark Gaughan » Tuesday, September 9, 2014

It looks like University at Buffalo fans will be treated to close to the full Baylor experience Friday night. Star quarterback Bryce Petty was practicing again today for Baylor, John Werner of the Waco Tribune reports. Petty sat out last Saturday’s 70-6 win over Northwestern State. Meanwhile, Werner reports that… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Kevin Ryan will get an opportunity to make an impression on decision makers in pro hockey this weekend. The former Niagara University defenseman and Eden native was added to the Columbus Blue Jackets’ roster for the annual Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich. Ryan, an unsigned free agent, had a… Read more »
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About the reporter

Buffalo native Mark Gaughan started working at The News in 1980 and covered the Bills from 1992 through 2014. He is a former president of the Pro Football Writers of America.

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master's degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.