Cornell vs Buffalo

Buffalo 68, Cornell 59

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Javon McCrea and Mitchell Watt scored 19 points apiece to help Buffalo hold off Cornell 68-59 on Wednesday night.

The Bulls (2-0) opened up big leads in both halves, with the Big Red getting close each time but never pulling ahead.

With Buffalo up 21-9, Cornell (1-2) closed to 24-22 with 3:39 left in the first half.

The Bulls took a 29-24 edge into halftime, increasing the lead to 41-29 with 14:03 remaining. However, turnover trouble and timely shooting helped the Big Red tie it at 41 with 11:08 left.

McCrea hit two free throws to give Buffalo the lead for good at 48-46 with 6:32 remaining.

The Bulls made 18 of 22 free throws while Cornell was only 4 of 8 from the foul line.

McCrea had 10 boards for a double-double as Buffalo dominated the glass, outrebounding Cornell 41-30.

Cornell was led by Eitan Chemerinski with 14 points.

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Scoreboard
Cornell (1-2)243559
Buffalo (2-0) «293968

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Cornell Big Red
E. Chemerinski, F217-100-042414
D. Tarwater, F140-22-21012
D. Ferry, G343-70-01139
C. Wroblewski, G342-101-26427
J. Gray, G132-50-02105
G. Cancer242-50-04344
S. Miller204-110-22138
M. Asafo-Adjei151-41-21423
J. Figini153-70-04027
M. Groebe70-30-00000
D. Giddens30-00-00000
P. McMillan00-00-00000
Totals 24-644-830162159
 37.5%50% 
Buffalo Bulls
J. McCrea, F307-135-6102419
M. Watt, F297-105-592219
Z. Filzen, G394-100-022111
J. Oldham, G301-66-87918
D. Barnett, G241-20-13122
T. Robinson162-52-22036
T. Watson II150-20-01000
A. Nuiriankh91-10-03023
X. Ford50-10-00010
C. Raley-Ross30-00-01100
Totals 23-5018-2241171668
 46%81.8% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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