The Bradley ladies’s basketball workforce earned a second within the nationwide highlight this weekend.
Freshman Caroline Waite hit an off-balance 3-pointer Sunday in BU’s 77-67 Missouri Valley Convention dwelling victory over Evansville. The shot went on to be featured Sunday night time and Monday morning on ESPN SportsCenter Prime Performs countdown. The shot got here in at No. 10 within the countdown, kicking off the clip.
“Who does not love the Valley?,” the ESPN anchor stated. “Caroline Waite throws it up there … slightly left-handed floater from 3. C’mon now!”
Within the clip, the right-handed shooter beat the shot clock together with her left-handed heave from the left wing in entrance of the Bradley bench at Renaissance Coliseum in Peoria. It’s the second spectacular buzzer-beater she hit this week after sinking a 35-foot transition 3-pointer Friday in opposition to Indiana State.
Waite on Monday additionally was named MVC Newcomer of the Week for the second time. She averaged 22.5 factors in opposition to Indiana State and Evansville. The Iowa native is the very best scoring underclassman within the Valley at 12.6 factors per sport.
Waite and the Braves might be on the street this week, visiting Valparaiso at 6 p.m. Thursday and Loyola Chicago at 1 p.m. Saturday.