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Akron at Buffalo postponed by winter storm

Intense Winter Storm Brings Multiple Feet Of Lake Effect Snow To Buffalo Area

HAMBURG, NY - November 18: A loader digs out a parking lot after an intense lake-effect snowstorm impacted the area on November 18, 2022 in Hamburg, New York. Around Buffalo and the surrounding suburbs, the snowstorm resulted in up to four feet of accumulation, and additional snowfall is forecast for the weekend. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

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AMHERST, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo’s game against Akron has been postponed due to a lake-effect snowstorm hitting the western New York region, the Mid-American Conference announced.

Officials are considering shifting the game pending travel conditions. The National Weather Service has a lake-effect storm warning, with a projection of two to four feet of snow expected to be dumped on the region.

With two games remaining, Buffalo (5-5, 4-2) sits third in the East Division and remains one win shy of becoming bowl-eligible. Akron (1-9, 0-5) is last in the East.

Buffalo also announced the storm has led to the cancellation of the women’s basketball home game against Princeton. The Tigers (3-1) opened the season 24th before falling out of the rankings this week.