Buffalo vs Kent State

McCrea, Buffalo top Kent State 78-69


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KENT, Ohio (AP) Javon McCrea scored 31 points and set the school career scoring mark as Buffalo earned its first-ever win at Kent State with a 78-69 victory Saturday.

Buffalo (16-8, 10-4 Mid-American) used a 16-2 second-half run to open a 61-49 lead. Kent State (15-12, 6-8) cut the lead to 72-67 with 2:12 remaining, but McCrea answered with a three-point play as Buffalo pulled away.

McCrea's point total gave him 1,920 career points, passing Rasaun Young's record of 1,908.

McCrea also had 11 rebounds. Will Regan added 15 points and Justin Moss had 12.

The Bulls overcame an early 19-7 deficit, as McCrea's 16 first-half points helped Buffalo to a 33-32 halftime lead.

Kris Brewer led the Golden Flashes with 16 points. Kellon Thomas (13), Devareaux Manley (11) and Derek Jackson (10) also reached double figures.

Buffalo entered the game 0-16 at the M.A.C. Center.

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