Buffalo vs Evansville

Buffalo 56, Evansville 50

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Javon McCrea scored 14 points and Cameron Downing added 12 and Buffalo picked up a 56-50 victory over Evansville on Thursday night.

Evansville (0-2) led by as many as nine points in the first half, but a 12-0 run in the second half by the Bulls (1-2) proved to be the difference. Lewis Jones led the Aces with 14 while Egidijus Mockevicius hit 6-of-7 shots en route to 12 points. Ned Cox finished with 10.

A 3-pointer by Jones put Evansville up 32-25 early in the second half. That edge was short-lived, however, as a dunk by McCrea with 12 minutes left gave the lead back to the Bulls at 37-36.

The run by Buffalo would turn into a 12-0 stretch as the Bulls grabbed a 43-36 lead. Over the run, UB hit all six shots while UE was 0-6 with four turnovers.

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Buffalo Bulls
J. McCrea, F257-110-085314
W. Regan, F201-50-06022
A. Nuiriankh, G360-72-44312
J. Oldham, G332-43-47438
C. Raley-Ross, G123-40-00106
T. Watson280-15-52505
C. Downing246-60-020412
X. Ford102-50-24114
J. Skeete81-20-01002
R. Thomas-Edwards40-01-21021
Totals 22-4511-1737191656
 48.9%64.7% 
Evansville Aces
J. Jahr, F302-90-07124
R. Sawvell, C191-70-02002
T. Taylor, G330-04-47524
N. Cox, G324-101-200310
C. Ryan, G71-40-00212
L. Jones246-110-232314
E. Mockevicius156-70-150112
J. Nelson150-40-00010
D. Balentine110-10-00210
A. Wing80-12-22122
J. Moore60-40-01000
Totals 20-587-1128131650
 34.5%63.6% 
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Miami (Ohio)1-48-10283
Bowling Green1-47-11261
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E. Michigan4-112-6116
N. Illinois4-112-6201
Ball St.3-212-6242
Toledo3-210-8140
W. Michigan2-36-11228
C. Michigan1-411-7149

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Illinois St.6-014-443
Wichita St.6-116-483
So. Illinois4-211-8152
Loyola-Chi.3-313-6136
Missouri St.3-312-7167
Bradley3-38-11198
Drake3-35-13323
Indiana St.1-57-11187
N. Iowa1-56-11204
Evansville1-610-10202
 
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