Buffalo Highlights Tuesday's Women's Action

Updated 12/29/1999
In Tuesday's women's action, the University at Buffalo won its eighth straight game, a 59-52 victory over Northeastern in Boca Raton, Fla. Tiffany Bell led three Bulls players in double figures with 15 points and pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds. Sonia Ortega added 14 points, five assists, five steals and four rebounds, while Mari McClure added 13 points. Buffalo (8-1) advances to the championship game and will face host Florida Atlantic Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Akron's Cheryl Bowles scored a league-high 30 points to lead the Zips to a 74-58 win over Southeastern Louisiana. Bowles, who connected on 13-of-20 shots from the floor, added a game-high eight rebounds. Akron (3-6) will battle third-ranked Louisiana Tech in the title game of the State Farm Holiday Classic at 8:30 p.m.

Kent won its second straight contest, an 85-45 road victory against St. Bonaventure. Dawn Zerman was one of four Flashes (5-4) to post double figures in points, leading all scorers with 18 points. Jamie Rubis and Julie Studer each added 17 points.

In other non-conference action, No. 19/No. 15 Arizona defeated Marshall 91-61 in Louisville, Ky. In addition, Youngstown State won at Toledo, 75-57, while Xavier defeated Miami 90-48.