Nobody talked about Western Michigan, but in the end it seemed so obvious. The No. 4 seed was not seeing the attention that the MAC's other elite teams were seeing, but the Broncos were a team that was growing up before everyone's eyes.
CLEVELAND, OH - With 1:10 left in the season, Western Michigan senior Curleta Harris drove down the right side of the lane and came to a jump stop when Ball State's Jessica Reiter came over to double team her."I saw the lane and I penetrated and my shot had been going so I figured, 'Hey, go in there and penetrate and just pull up,'" explained Harris, who finished with 17 points and two assists.
No matter the record, you can at least say the Bulls are finishing out the season, for good or bad, which already places them above another Division I program in Western New York - specifically, in the town of Olean.With the losses piling up one after another, the only consolation for the Bulls is the fact that there is only one regular season game left.
After the dust had settled on the Bulls' grueling three-day Mid-American Conference Championship meet in Bowling Green, Ohio, Buffalo had finished eighth in the nine team field and sophomore Jennefer Brankovsky had left her mark on the MAC.Brankovsky broke four individual school records and lead off in Buffalo's record setting 800-yard freestyle relay.
On Sunday, Feb. 9, Mid-American Conference game officials requested to the event staff that two separate groups of University at Buffalo students be ejected from Alumni Arena during a women's basketball game between the Bulls and the Northern Illinois Huskies.Allegedly, the students were making inappropriate comments to players and coaches from NIU.
"One of these times that last second shot is going to go in for us or not go in for the opponent," said UB Head Coach Reggie Witherspoon.Unfortunately, that time has not yet come.The Bulls dropped another close contest 57-55 to Miami (OH) in front of 4,768 RedHawk faithfuls at Millet Hall on Saturday afternoon.