Chippewa Women Head to Buffalo for MAC Showdown

Feb. 13, 2018

20-3, 12-0 MAC 19-4, 10-2 MAC
Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 7 p.m.
Alumni Arena | Buffalo, N.Y.
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Game Notes: Central Michigan | Buffalo
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• Central Michigan (20-3, 12-0 MAC) remains undefeated in the Mid-American Conference and will travel to Buffalo, N.Y. to take on the Bulls (19-4, 10-2 MAC) in a conference showdown on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in Alumni Arena.
• Central Michigan steamrolled Toledo, 85-47, on Saturday in McGuirk Arena. Senior Tinara Moore led the way with 22 points, while classmate Cassie Breen chipped in 14. 
• CMU leads the all-time series against the Bulls, 12-11. The teams first met in 1999. 
• The Chippewas posted 86-79 victory over the Buffalo in the first meeting of the season. 
• CMU is 303-300 all-time in MAC games. The Chippewas recorded the program’s 300th MAC win against Buffalo on Jan. 31, 2018. 
• Over the last three seasons, Central Michigan is 22-1 in home league games and 17-0 since Jan. 20, 2016 when it fell to Toledo in overtime. 
• The Chippewas have used the same five starters -- Cassie Breen, Reyna Frost, Presley Hudson, Micaela Kelly and Tinara Moore -- in every game this season. 
• CMU is the only team in the MAC to have started the same five all season.

• Central Michigan ranks fourth in the Mid-Major Top 25 poll and is the lone undefeated team in MAC play.
• The Chippewas received 17 votes in the USA Today coaches poll and 10 votes in the Associated Press poll this week.
• The Chippewas rank fourth in the nation and lead the MAC in free throw percentage (.79.1).
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MU continues to lead the conference and ranks 10th among NCAA Division I with an average of 9.7 3-pointers per game. The next best MAC team is Northern Illinois (8.2).
• CMU is the MAC’s top scoring team at 83 points per game. They are 12th nationally in that category.
• CMU is making 38.9 of its 3-point tries (222-of-570), which leads the MAC and ranks 12th in the nation.
• Central Michigan is one of three MAC teams that have a double-digit scoring margin at plus-14.3 points. This ranks second in the MAC and 30th in the country.
• Junior Presley Hudson is leading the MAC and ranks eighth in the nation with 3.7 triples per game.
• Hudson is sixth in the country and leads the league in free throw percentage. She is 72-of-78 (92.3 percent).
• Hudson has drained 86 triples this season, which leads the league and is good for 11th in the country.
• Junior Reyna Frost is dominating on the boards as she ranks 10th nationally in rebounds per game (11.9) and seventh in offensive rebounds per game (4.8).
• Frost is grabbing 7.1 defensive board per game, which leads the MAC and ranks 28th in the NCAA.
• Frost and senior Tinara Moore each have recorded 11 double-doubles, which co-leads the MAC and ranks 23rd in the nation. Moore has 36 career double-doubles; Frost has 26.  
• Moore is averaging a team-best 18.7 points per game, which ranks fourth in the MAC and 55th in the nation.
• Moore is shooting 59.5 percent from the floor (153-of-257), which ranks third in the MAC and 17th in the NCAA.
• Moore recorded two blocks against Northern Illinois on Jan. 18 to become CMU's program leader. She has 188 in her career. She passed Crystal Bradford (2011-15), who recorded 171.
Moore leads the MAC and ranks 30th in the nation averaging 2.3 blocks per game.
Senior Cassie Breen is 44th in the NCAA and fifth in the conference with 2.8 triples per game.
• Breen needs 12 3-pointers to become CMU’s career leader. NIki DiGuilio (2010-14) holds the record at 288. Breen has 277. Breen passed Shonda Long (2008-11) for second all-time after making six triples vs. Iowa State (11/25/17).
• Coach Sue Guevara recorded her 100th win at McGuirk Arena with a 88-84 victory over Kent State on Jan. 13.

• Central Michigan put up a dominant performance as it topped Toledo, 85-47, in a Mid-American Conference matchup on Feb. 10 in McGuirk Arena. - 
The Chippewas remained undefeated in MAC play at 12-0 and are 20-4 overall. It marks the seventh time in the last eight years that CMU has won at least 20 games. 
• Tinara Moore scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead CMU, which seized a 10-point lead less than five minutes into the game and cruised from there. The Chippewas led 45-20 at halftime. Toledo never got closer than 19 points in the second half.
• Cassie Breen scored 14 points, Presley Hudson added 13 and Micaela Kelly and Kyra Bussell added 10 each for CMU.
• Jay Bravo-Harriott led Toledo with 14 points.
• The Chippewas shot 54.7 percent from the field including 46.7 percent (7 of 15) from 3-point range. The Chippewas outrebounded the Rockets, 50-33.
• Kelly, a redshirt freshman guard, led CMU with 10 rebounds to record her first career double-double.

Central Michigan will travel to Buffalo on Wednesday Feb. 14 for a 7 p.m. showdown in the Bull's Alumni Arena.
The Bulls are 19-4 overall with a 10-2 Mid-American Conference mark and are led by sixth-year head coach Felisha Legette-Jack.
Buffalo has posted a three-game win streak after suffering a loss at Central Michigan on Jan. 31. The Bulls topped Miami on the road, 64-49, on Feb. 10 as senior guard Stephanie Reid led the team with 16 points and senior center Cassie Oursler grabbed a team-best 13 rebounds.
The Bulls lead the MAC and rank fifth in the country with 12.9 steals per game.
Buffalo averages 22 forced turnovers per contest, which is good for 16th in the NCAA.
Junior guard Cierra Dillard is averaging a team-high 15.1 points per game, while Oursler is adding 13.4.
Sophomore forward Summer Hemphill is grabbing 7.2 rebounds per game, while Dillard Has drained 51 triples.
Reid ranks eighth in the NCAA averaging 7.2 dimes per game.
Central Michigan has the slight edge in the all-time series versus the Bulls, 12-11.

Central Michigan will return home to host MAC West and in-state rival Eastern Michigan (9-14, 5-7 MAC) on Saturday, Feb. 17 in a 1 p.m. game at McGuirk Arena. Purchase your tickets today!


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