Scores

Final

Buffalo 79

(11-15, 6-6 MAC)

Miami (OH) 71

(8-16, 3-9 MAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    3:30 PM ET, February 16, 2013

    John D. Millett Hall, Oxford, Ohio

    1 2 T
    BUFF 39 4079
    M-OH 36 3571

    Top Performers

    Buffalo: T. Watson II 31 Pts, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Miami (OH): Q. Rollins 7 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 5 Stl

    Buffalo 79, Miami (Ohio) 71

    Associated Press

    OXFORD, Ohio -- Tony Watson scored a career-high 31 points and Javon McCrea had 20 points to lead Buffalo past Miami (Ohio) 79-71 on Saturday.

    Watson, who had six assists, went 10-for-14 from the field and has hit 26 3-pointers over the last seven games. McCrea had six rebounds and made 9 of 14 shots, while freshman Jarryn Skeete had a career-high six assists.

    Buffalo (11-15, 6-6 Mid-American Conference) trailed 35-31 with 2:58 left in the first half, but used a 9-0 run before halftime to pull ahead 39-35. Miami (8-16, 3-9) cut the deficit to 48-47 with 13:40 left in the second half, but didn't pull closer after Watson made back-to-back treys.

    Buffalo dished out double-digit assists (18) for the seventh straight game. The Bulls shot 49 percent (26 of 53) from the floor, while Miami shot 50 percent (23 of 46).

    Drew McGee had 13 for Miami, losers of four straight.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUFF
    M-OH
    Points 79 71
    FG Made-Attempted 26-53 (.491) 23-46 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 3-9 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 22-28 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 4

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 12, 2013 M-OH 58, @BUFF 57Recap
    » Feb 16, 2013 BUFF 79, @M-OH 71Recap