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Murphy Gets Malicious at the Plate - The Spectrum - Sports
What's so special about this small-town kid? Murphy, a business major, is the starting catcher for the baseball team, and he has been putting up stats that Albert Pujols, Derek Jeter, and every other professional player could envy.

Kourtney Brown Earns AP All-America Honorable Mention Honors - Buffalo Athletics
University at Buffalo senior forward Kourtney Brown was named honorable mention All-America by the Associated Press. Brown was the only player from the Mid-American Conference on the list and joins Tiffany Bell as the only two UB players ever honored as All-America selections.

Receivers key to a turnaround for UB - UB Football - The Buffalo News
The Bulls return their top five receivers in Rivers, Jackson, sophomore Alex Neutz (Grand Island), senior Ed Young and sophomore Fred Lee. Jackson and Rivers, who ran good times in UB's recent Pro Day, seek breakout seasons.

School is now in session for young UB secondary - UB Football - The Buffalo News
The departures of the four starters decimated the Bulls' secondary, which is why Quinn signed players last February at each position for better distribution and balance with each class. Shannon and Cook, who played corner and safety last season, were four-year starters while Thomas, who is projected to be selected in next month NFL Draft, started three years. Lott was primarily the nickel corner, starting eight games as a senior.

UB's Beichner top MAC coach - UB other - The Buffalo News
University at Buffalo wrestling coach Jim Beichner was named Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year on Tuesday. The honor follows one of the most successful wrestling seasons in UB's history, including a record six national tournament qualifiers. UB had four MAC individual champions this past season.

Here's What MAC Schools Are Spending/Receiving - Hustle Belt
And when MAC schools take on huge programs, I feel like athletic budget ought to be one of those tale-of-the-tape stats. It's worth mentioning to keep such matchups in perspective. It also helps understand why one team's so much better. Case in point: U of M brings in more money on ticket sales alone than any single MAC program does in TOTAL REVENUE. Much more. They collect about a Bowling Green net-worth just on royalties. When Kent State plays Alabama this year, they're going to visit a school that gets more from the SEC ($21.3 million) than their entire revenue stream.

Villanova Football Boosters Concerned With 'Success' In Big East - From Our Editors -
We're not involved in the decision, nor do we have access to all the information that the people making the decision have. But we stand ready and willing to make the necessary financial commitment, rally the troops, so to speak, in terms of giving [more donations]. But we don't want to say it's all or nothing with this. Our main concern is success.