Scores

Final

Buffalo 73

(11-6, 3-2 MAC)

Ohio 68

(8-11, 1-4 MAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    3:00 PM ET, January 22, 2011

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    BUFF 25 4873
    OHIO 43 2568

    Top Performers

    Buffalo: J. McCrea 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Ohio: N. Kellogg 14 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Buffalo 73, Ohio 68

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Zach Filzen's career-high six 3-pointers led to a career-high 23 points to help Buffalo defeat Ohio 73-68 on Saturday.

    The Bulls (11-6, 3-2 Mid-American Conference) trailed by 18 at halftime, 43-25, before making 18 of 25 shots in the second half (72 percent) in a matchup of the league's top two scoring teams.

    Ohio, averaging 74.2 points per game, had its scoring leader D.J. Cooper (18.7 points per game) limited to just six in its third straight loss.

    Buffalo, averaging 73.9 points per game heading in, used a 16-2 run to tie it at 51 on Filzen's 3 with 9:38 to play. The Bulls then took their first lead, 55-53, on Byron Mulkey's layup with 7:45 remaining. After the Bobcats (8-11, 1-4) tied it at 55, Buffalo scored five straight to pull away.

    Javon McCrea added 21 points and Mulkey 12 for the Bulls.

    DeVaughn Washington and Nick Kellog had 14 points each for Ohio.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUFF
    OHIO
    Points 73 68
    FG Made-Attempted 25-48 (.521) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 16-25 (.640)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 18

    2010-11 Season

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    » Jan 22, 2011 BUFF 73, @OHIO 68Recap
    Feb 15, 2011 OHIO 76, @BUFF 69Recap