Dillard And Harris Named Athletes Of The Week

Harris and Dillard - AOTW

January 14, 2019

Cierra Dillard          

Dillard continued to fill up the stat sheet for the Bulls this past week, helping lift Buffalo to road wins at Eastern Michigan and Miami (OH). She averaged 34.5 points per game, while adding 5.0 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 4.0 steals per contest.

The senior set the single game school record with 43 points at Eastern Michigan, besting the previous mark of set by Brittany Hedderson in 2011, while also pulling down five rebounds and dishing out five assists on the night. The 43 points were the seventh-most points scored by a Division 1 player this season. At Miami (OH), Dillard led the team in scoring with 26 points, while dishing out 10 assists, grabbing five boards and adding three steals.

Dillard is currently tied for first in the nation in scoring at 25.9 points per game over the first 14 contests for the Bulls. The Rochester, NY native gets to the free throw line better than any player in the country as she is first nationally in free throws attempted and second in free throws made, going 111-of-139 to date from the charity stripe.

Jeremy Harris              

Senior Jeremy Harris had a career week for the Bulls as he averaged 25.5 points in the two wins for Buffalo against Toledo and Miami (OH).  Harris also added 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 2.5 steals per game.  In the 110-80 win over Toledo, Harris had a career high 34 points, including a career best six three pointers.  Harris had 21 of those points in the first half, while adding seven rebounds, five assists, and four steals.  Harris followed that up with 17 points, five rebounds, and three assists on Saturday in the victory over Miami.  The Greensboro, NC native leads the Bulls in scoring in MAC games at 20.0 per game.