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2021 Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Weekly Roundup: Feb. 24-March 2

Another exciting week of Women’s Basketball.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: JAN 05 Women’s Ball State at Toledo
Oshlynn Brown becomes the all-time women’s leading rebounder this week.
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Once again, it was another exciting week of Mid American Conference Women’s Basketball. The teams that are going to MAC Championship are set, but there might be some shakeup in the seeding. But let’s go through last week’s games first.

  • Toledo would squeak by Central Michigan with a score of 72-67. Sophia Wiard and Sammi Mikonowicz would both score 15 points for the Rockets. Micaela Kelly and Molly Davis would score 21 points each for the Chippewas, with Kelly placing herself at second-all time on the Central Michigan women’s career scoring table.
  • Kent State would beat Buffalo by a final score of 65-62. The Bulls would be led by Dyaisha Fair with 23 points. The Golden Flashes leading scorer was Nila Blackford with 18 points.
  • Despite a comeback attempt, Eastern Michigan would fall to Western Michigan by a final score of 66-55. Reilly Jacobson would lead the scoring for the Broncos with 24 points. Areanna Combs would lead the Eagles with 12 points.
  • Oshlynn Brown became Ball State’s all-time women’s rebounder, recording 12 rebounds and 26 points in a 82-79 victory over the Miami Redhawks. Miami’s Chelby Koker would get 22 points in the losing effort.
  • The Zips’ Jordyn Dawson would get 21 points and 11 rebounds in Akron’s 84-63 trouncing of Miami. The Redhawks’ Peyton Scott would get 27 points.
  • Bowling Green was able to defeat Akron by a final score of 79-64. With that win, Bowling Green was able to clinch the regular season championship and the number one seed for the tournament. Kadie Hempling would lead the Falcon scorers with 19 points. The Zips were led by Molly Neitzel with 22 points.
  • Ball State was able to get by Toledo by a score of 88-77. Sydney Freeman scored 28 points for the Cardinals. Quinesha Lockett was able to score 24 for the Rockets. With that loss, Toledo was eliminated from postseason contention.
  • Sydney Shafer put up 22 points in Western Michigan’s 86-53 winning effort over Northern Illinois. Chelby Koker almost scored half of the Huskies 53 points, with a total of 25.
  • Peyton Scott’s last minute three pointer put Miami over Kent State by a final score of 61-58. Peyton Scott would record a double double with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Nila Blackford would also record a double-double in the Redhawks’ losing effort with 18 points and 14 rebounds.

With only two games left in the season, it looks like the conference championship will start as follows. Bowling Green vs. Northern Illinois; Ohio vs, Eastern Michigan; Central Michigan vs. Buffalo; and Kent State vs. Ball State.