Princeton vs Buffalo

Princeton 57, Buffalo 53

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Will Barnett scored 20 points and knocked down a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left to help Princeton hold off Buffalo 57-53 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Barnett, who returned to action for the first time since suffering a foot injury last Nov. 30, also grabbed nine rebounds, blocked three shots and made 9 of 10 free throw attempts.

Buffalo trailed 51-45 with 4:18 left to play but used a 7-3 run to close the gap to 54-52 behind a Tony Watson 3-pointer at the 1:27 mark.

Javon McCrea, who scored four points during the run and finished with 22, had the chance to give the Bulls the lead after being fouled by Ian Hummer with 41 seconds remaining.

But the forward made just 1 of 2 free throws and Barnett converted his fourth 3-pointer of the day on the Tigers' next possession to seal the win.

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Princeton Tigers
W. Barrett, F334-99-1091220
I. Hummer, F305-142-367412
B. Connolly, C254-60-02258
T. Bray, G372-121-15605
C. Clement, G160-20-03020
C. Wilson254-80-001111
M. Darrow150-00-00010
H. Brase110-11-23041
D. Koon70-30-01000
Totals 19-5513-1633171957
 34.5%81.3% 
Buffalo Bulls
W. Regan, F332-31-25127
J. McCrea, F266-1410-1280422
J. Oldham, G372-52-26307
A. Nuiriankh, G230-52-22242
C. Raley-Ross, G120-30-01030
T. Watson314-70-030010
R. Thomas-Edwards170-20-03120
X. Ford111-31-23003
C. Downing100-12-22142
Totals 15-4318-223781953
 34.9%81.8% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton10-017-651
Harvard8-216-7141
Yale6-414-9138
Penn4-611-12181
Columbia4-610-13255
Cornell3-77-18272
Dartmouth3-76-17314
Brown2-811-15287

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron12-322-658
Ohio10-518-8105
Buffalo9-615-13139
Kent St.8-716-12202
Bowling Green6-912-16217
Miami (Ohio)3-1210-18312
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.9-618-10187
W. Michigan8-712-15195
N. Illinois7-815-13219
Toledo7-814-14161
C. Michigan6-916-12191
E. Michigan5-1013-15179
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
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