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Diggs leads Akron to an 83-71 victory over Buffalo


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AKRON, Ohio (AP) Quincy Diggs scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half to keep Akron's hopes of sharing a Mid-American Conference East championship alive by beating Buffalo 83-71 on Tuesday.

Demetrius Treadwell added 17 points for Akron (19-11, 11-6 Mid-American Conference), despite picking up his fourth foul with 8:15 left. Nick Harney added 14.

After Treadwell went to the bench, Harney and Diggs combined to score 12 points to push Akron's lead to 71-58 with 3:16 left.

Joshua Freelove scored 17 points for Buffalo (18-9, 12-5) and made four of the Bulls' seven second-half 3-pointers. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak.

Akron avenged a 96-90 loss at Buffalo on Feb. 19.

Ohio beat Bowling Green 72-61 on Tuesday, preventing Akron from locking up a bye (No. 4 seed) in next week's tournament.

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Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bowling Green11-519-886
Buffalo10-619-931
Kent St.10-619-10102
Akron9-718-11130
Miami (Ohio)7-912-17229
Ohio4-129-18238
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan11-521-680
Toledo11-519-1074
W. Michigan9-717-11112
E. Michigan6-1017-12169
N. Illinois6-1012-15198
Ball St.2-147-20270
 
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ISU 61 Final
BAYL 74
CREI 63 Final
GU 75
MICH 84 Final
ILL 53
FLA 72 Final
SC 46
GT 67 Final
SYR 62
BAMA 48 Final
UK 55