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Ohio vs Buffalo

Ohio 72, Buffalo 69

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - D.J. Cooper reached a pair of milestones for Ohio in a 24-point performance that included the winning 3-pointer in a 72-69 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night.

Cooper hit 5 of 10 3-pointers to become the all-time leader with 264 for the Bobcats (22-8, 13-2 Mid-American Conference), breaking a tie with Tommy Freeman (2008-11). The senior guard also surpassed the 2,000-point mark in his career, reaching 2,018.

Cooper's 3-pointer with 1:34 remaining, which made it 70-69, capped Ohio's comeback from a 69-63 deficit with 3:51 to play.

Ohio had led by nine, 60-51, with 9 minutes left before the Bulls (12-18, 7-8) ran off 12 consecutive points.

Buffalo led 12-2 after less than 3 minutes of play, but the Bobcats came back to lead 42-37 at halftime.

Will Regan scored 20 points and Javon McCrea 19 for Buffalo, which also got 11 points and 11 rebounds from Tony Watson.

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Ohio Bobcats
R. Keely, F214-81-26049
T. Hall, F121-50-01222
D. Cooper, G339-161-225124
N. Kellogg, G262-52-22137
W. Offutt, G250-33-42023
I. Baltic306-120-022112
J. Smith183-40-01036
T. Wilkins161-30-02102
S. Taylor103-40-01016
R. Johnson90-01-21001
Totals 29-608-1222111772
 48.3%66.7% 
Buffalo Bulls
W. Regan, F359-140-080220
J. McCrea, F319-171-455319
T. Watson II, G401-58-8115011
J. Skeete, G382-82-23437
A. Nuiriankh, G363-60-07246
C. Downing141-22-21014
R. Thomas-Edwards40-00-00000
C. Raley-Ross21-10-21002
Totals 26-5313-1843161369
 49.1%72.2% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo12-621-933
Kent St.12-621-1089
Bowling Green11-719-1096
Akron9-918-13145
Miami (Ohio)8-1013-18220
Ohio5-1310-19230
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C. Michigan12-622-771
Toledo11-719-1275
W. Michigan10-818-12118
E. Michigan8-1019-12163
N. Illinois8-1014-15191
Ball St.2-167-22274
 
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