BUFFALO, NY (WIVB.com) - It's BracketBuster weekend and there is a full slate of Big 4 Hoops games today. The action started earlier today.
Canisius fell to Vermont on the road, 87-79, in a non-conference matchup. Harold Washington led Canisius with 27 points. Vermont went 9-9 from the charity stripe in the final three minutes to help themselves seal the victory.
UB shared a similar fate as they hosted Manhattan today. The Bulls fell to the Jaspers 65-64. Tony Watson put forth an impressive effort, scoring a game-high 24 points for the Bulls.
On Mount Eagle Ridge, Niagara hosted Northwestern State. Juan'ya Green and Antoine Mason both paced the Purple Eagles with 20 points apiece, leading Niagara to a decisive 92-76 win.
St. Bonaventure visited Duquesne. Demitrius Conger and Chris Johnson led the Bonnies with 19 apiece as they defeated the Dukes 78-71.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.
One letter was about the violent altercation between Jim Ying and another employee, and in the other letter Ying described why the restaurant is closing.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Four brothers were playing Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County, when an eight-year-old boy was struck by gunfire.