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Quick Hits: Weekend Preview

Published: Thursday, January 30, 2014

Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014 13:01


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Brittney Kuras and the Bulls travel to Ball State for their final MAC dual meet of the season.

The men's basketball, men's tennis, swimming and diving, track & field, women's tennis and wrestling teams will be in action this weekend.

Men’s basketball (11-6, 5-2 Mid-American Conference)

The men’s basketball team defeated Western Michigan (11-8, 4-3 MAC), 84-63, Wednesday night at Alumni Arena. Senior forward Javon McCrea scored 20 points for the third consecutive game and freshman guard Shannon Evans added 17 points in addition to dishing out seven assists.

The Bulls travel to Bowling Green (9-10, 3-3 MAC) on Sunday. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m.

Men’s tennis (1-0)

The men’s tennis team hosts Cleveland State on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Miller Tennis Center in Williamsville. The Bulls are currently ranked No. 70 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Top 75 team rankings.

Swimming and Diving

The swimming and diving teams will be in Munice, Ala., on Saturday to take on Ball State. The women will compete at 11 a.m. and the men follow at 2 p.m.

Track & Field

The track & field team competes in the Eastern Michigan Invitational this Saturday in Ypsilanti, Mich.

Sophomore long jumper Ryan Billian was named MAC men’s Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. Billian won the long jump and set the UB record in the process with a jump of 7.60 meters at the Upstate Challenge in Ithaca, N.Y., this past weekend.

Women’s tennis (1-0)          

The women’s tennis team will travel to Cornell on Friday looking to build on its impressive start to the season. The match begins at 4 p.m.

Wrestling (2-12, 0-5 MAC)

The wrestling team travels to nationally ranked Edinboro (7-3) on Saturday.



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