St. Peter's vs Buffalo

Buffalo 72, St. Peter's 65

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Javon McCrea scored 18 points to lead four Buffalo players in double figures as the Bulls held off Saint Peter's 72-65 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Dave Barnett scored 13, Mitchell Watt had 12 and Zach Filzen added 11 for Buffalo.

The Bulls led by as many as 14 in the first half, building the lead to 52-34 with 12:27 to play,

Paced by Chris Prescott with 23 points, Saint Peter's chipped away, cutting the margin to 65-61 with 53 seconds to play. Buffalo hit 7 of 8 from the free-throw line from that point to hold on as the Peacocks made only 1 of 5 field goals.

Both teams finished 20-14 last season.

The Bulls, who lead the series 3-0, won the last meeting 77-75 in overtime on a buzzer beater in an ESPN BracketBusters game on Feb. 20, 2010.

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St. Peter's Peacocks
J. Hill, F295-60-040410
K. Ferguson, F275-140-380410
C. Prescott, G327-194-432523
B. Hall, G222-30-03304
L. Fulton, G150-40-01020
Y. Raymond255-92-592412
B. Ffrench220-26-62326
C. Burke180-40-04010
G. Spera100-10-01010
Totals 24-6212-1841102365
 38.7%66.7% 
Buffalo Bulls
J. McCrea, F317-104-464318
M. Watt, F294-104-842412
D. Barnett, G373-86-761113
Z. Filzen, G363-132-262211
J. Oldham, G362-33-65638
T. Robinson162-62-43026
C. Raley-Ross101-20-02012
X. Ford51-20-20002
Totals 23-5421-3338151672
 42.6%63.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona17-326-951
Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
Monmouth13-718-15176
Canisius11-918-15181
Quinnipiac9-1115-15226
St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo12-623-1028
Kent St.12-623-1294
Bowling Green12-721-12109
Akron10-921-14115
Miami (Ohio)8-1113-19230
Ohio5-1410-20231
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Toledo11-720-1379
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
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