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Saturday's state women's basketball: Central Michigan bounces Buffalo, wins fourth straight

The Detroit News

Maddy Watters scored 21, including five 3-pointers, to lead five players in double figures as visiting Central Michigan women trounced Buffalo, 79-63, Saturday in Mid-American Conference play.

The victory was the fourth straight and seven in the last eight for Central (7-2, 5-0) whose only defeat during the past month came to Michigan State, 79-70, Dec. 18.

Maddy Watters scored 21 points to lead Central Michigan over Buffalo on Saturday.

Molly Davis scored 16, Micaela Kelly and Jahari Smith each had 13 while Kyra Byra added 10 for the Chippewas, who shot 46% (28-of-61) from the floor. Dyaisha Fair had 30 points and Jazmine Young added 13 for Buffalo (7-3, 4-1).

CMU travels to Northern Illinois on Wednesday.

More state women

►(At) Green Bay 61, Detroit 48: Caitlyn Hibner scored 20 and Lyndsey Robson and Brooklyn Blackburn each had 10 for Green Bay (5-4, 4-2 Horizon), which won its fourth straight. Kaela Webb had 15 points for Detroit Mercy (1-11, 1-7).

►(At) Youngstown State 72, Oakland 57: Chelsea Olson scored 24 and Nneka Obiazor 22 for Youngstown State, which picked up its first win (1-3) and earned a split in the weekend series. Breanne Beatty had 15 points and Alona Blackwell 12 for Oakland (4-4, 4-7).