UB Football hangs onto 35-34 win over Old Dominion

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Posted at 10:04 PM, Sep 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-25 22:04:50-04

NORFOLK, Va. (WKBW) — UB Football's final non-conference game was a tale of two halves on Saturday evening. The Bulls survived an Old Dominion comeback 35-34. The Monarchs missed the tying extra point in the final minute of the game.

Special teams looked like it was going to be UB's Achilles heel early on; the Bulls saw two punts blocked by Old Dominion. The Monarchs could only muster seven points, in the first half though.

The Bulls were cruising at halftime with a 35-7 lead. But UB didn't score at all the rest of the way. Old Dominion's chance to tie the game was squandered by kicker Nick Rice.

UB opens conference play with a homecoming game against Western Michigan. Kickoff at UB Stadium is at noon on October 2nd.