Eastern Michigan vs Buffalo

Buffalo 65, E. Michigan 47


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Javon McCrae scored 17 points and Zach Filzen added 16 as Buffalo used a second-half surge to defeat Eastern Michigan 65-47 on Tuesday night for the Bulls' third straight win.

Mitchell Watt added 14 points and Jarod Oldham had 10 assists for Buffalo (11-6, 4-2 Mid-American Conference), which snapped the Eagles' three-game winning streak.

Eastern Michigan scored nine of the last 11 points of the first half to trail 24-23.

After Darrell Lampley's layup gave the Eagles a 25-24 lead, Buffalo answered with a 14-4 run to pull away.

The Bulls shot 45.8 percent (22 of 48) and made 9 of 21 3-pointers (42.9 percent) while Eastern Michigan shot 34 percent (16 of 47) and hit only 2 of 14 from long range.

Lampley's 14 points led the Eagles, who came in with the worst scoring offense in MAC contests (51 points) and the best scoring defense (49 points).

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Eastern Michigan Eagles
J. Harris, F202-53-41057
D. Riley, C332-40-08214
D. Lampley, G376-141-241214
A. Strickland, G100-00-01020
A. Harper, G80-10-01000
A. Green303-40-02237
Q. Dailey282-86-641110
D. Thompson131-52-22104
J. Sims110-40-01110
K. Janton40-00-00000
M. Balkema30-20-00000
A. Chandler30-01-20001
Totals 16-4713-162681547
Buffalo Bulls
M. Watt, F346-112-292214
J. McCrea, F256-105-832217
Z. Filzen, G375-101-232116
J. Oldham, G280-22-241042
A. Nuiriankh, G162-30-01006
D. Barnett210-30-06120
T. Robinson211-42-44204
T. Watson II182-50-02146
Totals 22-4812-1836201565
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Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
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