Oursler And Perry Named Athletes Of The Week

Oursler And Perry Named Athletes Of The Week

December 11, 2017

         

Senior center Cassie Oursler had her best week of the season for the Bulls this week as she led UB in scoring in both victories to improve the Bulls record to 7-1 on the season. Oursler was able to average 20.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists across 29.5 minutes while shooting 58.6% from the floor. In Thursday's win over Big 4 foe Canisius, Oursler was very effective over her 21 minutes of work as she netted a team-best 14 points on 6-for-11 from the floor while adding two rebounds and two assists in the 26-point win. On Saturday in Columbia, Oursler had her best game of her career as she was able to notch her third career double-double as she scored a career-best 26 points and ripped down 11 rebounds. The senior went 11-for-18 from the floor while eight of her 11 rebounds were offensive rebounds across a career-high 38 minutes of work. Oursler is hitting her stride as over the last three games she is averaging 18.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists across 29.3 minutes, the best stretch of her collegiate career.

             

Brett Perry went 2-0 on the week with wins against Michigan State and Kent State. On Friday, Perry earned a 5-3 decision over Shwan Shadaia. On Sunday, trailing 4-0  after the first period, Perry rallied to earn a major decision over Kent State’s Colin McCracken. Perry posted eight points in overtime to earn a 16-8 major decision. His major was big because it cut the Buffalo deficit to 15-13. The Bulls won the final match to take the dual, 16-15.