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By Mark Gaughan » Friday, December 19, 2014

Extra points from UB's 88-62 rout of Niagara Friday night at Alumni Arena. x Backup power forward Xavier Ford had his first career double-double, scoring 11 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. He's in... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Friday, December 19, 2014

Senior guard Jordan Gathers has announced that he is leaving St. Bonaventure University and will not return to the basketball program, the school announced today. Gathers had not played this season... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, December 17, 2014

New University at Buffalo football coach Lance Leipold is in the market for a defensive line coach. Chris Cosh, who coached UB's defensive line last season and who Leipold had retained on his new s... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Monday, December 15, 2014

D.J. Vokolek has been hired as the new defensive backs coach for the University at Buffalo football team, new coach Lance Leipold announced Monday. Vokolek has spent the past nine seasons as associ... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Thursday, December 11, 2014

St. Bonaventure is bringing back Dr. Ron Zwierlein to serve as its interim athletic director. Zwierlein previously held Bona’s athletic director job from January 2004 to January 2007. He retired ... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Fans of Canisius men’s basketball and the Buffalo Braves can now bid on the chance to own one of the game uniforms from the Golden Griffins’ meeting with the University at Buffalo from the Big 4 ... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Friday, December 5, 2014

Niagara University will honor one of its all-time greats Saturday when it names its basketball court at the Gallagher Center after Frank and Barbara Layden prior to its 3 p.m. game against Canisius C... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Thursday, December 4, 2014

University at Buffalo football coach Lance Leipold has hired Eastern Michigan outside linebackers coach Chris Simpson to his staff as linebackers coach. Simpson served this year with the UB Mid-Am... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The University at Buffalo football team did not land any player on the first team in the Mid-American Conference all-star selections, voted upon by the MAC coaches and released today.  UB's Joe Licat... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Tuesday, December 2, 2014

New University at Buffalo football coach Lance Leipold has made his first staff appointment, one day after being named to the job. Rob Ianello has agreed to volunteer as a transition advisor. A tem... 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.