Buffalo vs Miami (Ohio)

Miami (Ohio) 52, Buffalo 51


OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Brian Sullivan scored 17 points and Miami (Ohio) held on to beat Buffalo 52-51 on Saturday.

The RedHawks (5-10, 1-2 Mid-American Conference) trailed 47-44 with 3:49 left in the second half when Buffalo's Mitchell Watt made a jumper. Miami tied the game at 47-all on a 3-pointer by Sullivan, who went 5 of 9 from beyond the arc.

Julian Mavunga's free throw with 2:41 left put the RedHawks ahead for good at 48-47, and John Harris' 3-pointer gave them a four-point advantage with just over a minute remaining.

With Miami holding a three-point lead, Buffalo tried to tie the game on Dave Barnett's 3-point attempt but he missed with 1 second left. Javon McCrea's tip-in off of Barnett's miss made the final margin.

Quinten Rollins had 13 points for Miami.

Watt finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls (8-6, 1-2). McCrea led Buffalo with 16 points.

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Buffalo Bulls
M. Watt, F366-93-4101215
J. McCrea, F257-122-443316
J. Oldham, G311-20-03233
D. Barnett, G291-50-04112
Z. Filzen, G241-40-00112
T. Watson II200-20-03010
T. Robinson192-26-650310
A. Nuiriankh110-21-21021
C. Raley-Ross51-10-00002
Totals 19-3912-163281651
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
J. Mavunga, F402-94-84348
J. Harris, F381-70-04123
D. McGhee, C285-101-251111
Q. Rollins, G405-73-504313
B. Sullivan, G406-120-032217
V. Legarza70-20-01100
A. Thomas50-20-02000
W. Sullivan20-00-00000
Totals 19-498-1522121252
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