Buffalo, NY (wivb.com - UB's newly named athletic director Danny White made his first coaching hire within the UB athletics program. The school announced today that Felisha Legette-Jack will become the 12th head coach in the history of UB women's basketball. She takes over for Linda Hill Mac-Donald who was let go late last month.
Legette-Jack recently spent six seasons at Indiana University where she headed up the women's program, leading the Hoosiers to three postseason appearances. Under her reign, Indiana won 21 games during the 2008-2009 season for just the fourth time in school history .
Prior to Indiana, Legette-Jack was an assistant on two USA Basketball gold medal-winning coaching staffs. She also guided Hofstra for four years where the school had one its best seasons during the 2005-2006 season.
Legette-Jack is a Syracuse native and graduated from Syracuse University. She left as the school's second-leading scorer and all-time leading rebounder.
A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
Officials in Wyoming have captured a wanted man and his girlfriend, who were allegedly heading to Buffalo.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Continued cold temperatures as the lake effect winds down late today, more snow on the way this weekend.