Western Illinois vs Buffalo

W. Illinois 67, Buffalo 58

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Ceola Clark scored 19 points, Don McAvoy added nine points and a career-high 11 rebounds, and Western Illinois beat Buffalo 67-58 on Friday night at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Terell Parks chipped in 12 points and Adam Link had 10 for the Leathernecks (2-1). Parks' three blocked shots moved him into fifth place all-time at Western Illinois.

Will Regan and Javon McCrea had 13 points apiece for the Bulls (1-2), and Jared Oldham scored 11.

The back-and-forth game featured six ties and 13 lead changes before Western Illinois took the lead for good shortly after halftime. A 13-3 run, capped by two McAvoy free throws, put the Leathernecks ahead 50-40, and WIU would later lead by as many as 13.

Western Illinois shot 46 percent from the field, while Buffalo made 39 percent of its shots.

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Scoreboard
Western Illinois (2-1) «313667
Buffalo (1-3)322658
 
Western Illinois Leathernecks
J. Houpt, F343-80-01217
A. Link, F344-82-323410
D. McAvoy III, F323-72-411129
T. Parks, C346-150-083512
C. Clark III, G365-106-654119
J. Hawthorne183-30-02008
J. Foster60-10-03100
M. Ochereobia61-20-21012
Totals 25-5410-1534141467
 46.3%66.7% 
Buffalo Bulls
J. McCrea, F304-85-755413
W. Regan, F226-90-031113
J. Oldham, G324-111-360311
A. Nuiriankh, G302-81-23126
C. Raley-Ross, G213-70-03027
C. Downing201-21-24013
R. Thomas-Edwards150-10-03030
T. Watson141-30-02303
X. Ford80-32-25002
J. Skeete80-20-01100
R. Sebuharara00-00-00000
Totals 21-5410-1635111658
 38.9%62.5% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
No. Dak. St.14-226-7
IPFW12-525-11
S. Dak. St.11-519-13
Denver9-716-15
South Dakota6-912-18
Nebraska Omaha5-917-15
Western Ill.4-1110-20
IUPUI1-146-26

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Buffalo13-519-10
Akron12-621-13
Ohio11-725-12
Miami (Ohio)8-1013-18
Kent St.7-1116-16
Bowling Green6-1212-20
WestConf. W-LTot. W-L
Toledo14-427-7
W. Michigan14-423-10
E. Michigan10-822-15
N. Illinois8-1015-17
C. Michigan3-1510-21
Ball St.2-165-25
 
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