Princeton vs Buffalo

Princeton 57, Buffalo 53

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Will Barnett scored 20 points and knocked down a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left to help Princeton hold off Buffalo 57-53 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Barnett, who returned to action for the first time since suffering a foot injury last Nov. 30, also grabbed nine rebounds, blocked three shots and made 9 of 10 free throw attempts.

Buffalo trailed 51-45 with 4:18 left to play but used a 7-3 run to close the gap to 54-52 behind a Tony Watson 3-pointer at the 1:27 mark.

Javon McCrea, who scored four points during the run and finished with 22, had the chance to give the Bulls the lead after being fouled by Ian Hummer with 41 seconds remaining.

But the forward made just 1 of 2 free throws and Barnett converted his fourth 3-pointer of the day on the Tigers' next possession to seal the win.

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Scoreboard
Princeton (1-0) «223557
Buffalo (0-1)213253

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Princeton Tigers
W. Barrett, F334-99-1091220
I. Hummer, F305-142-367412
B. Connolly, C254-60-02258
T. Bray, G372-121-15605
C. Clement, G160-20-03020
C. Wilson254-80-001111
M. Darrow150-00-00010
H. Brase110-11-23041
D. Koon70-30-01000
Totals 19-5513-1633171957
 34.5%81.3% 
Buffalo Bulls
W. Regan, F332-31-25127
J. McCrea, F266-1410-1280422
J. Oldham, G372-52-26307
A. Nuiriankh, G230-52-22242
C. Raley-Ross, G120-30-01030
T. Watson314-70-030010
R. Thomas-Edwards170-20-03120
X. Ford111-31-23003
C. Downing100-12-22142
Totals 15-4318-223781953
 34.9%81.8% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Penn3-012-6181
Harvard2-07-10185
Princeton2-19-8150
Brown1-18-7232
Yale1-18-10205
Columbia1-24-12285
Dartmouth0-24-11342
Cornell0-36-10225

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo6-014-528
Bowling Green3-312-7193
Miami (Ohio)3-310-9126
Kent St.3-39-10216
Akron2-49-9244
Ohio2-49-9202
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Toledo5-113-674
Ball St.3-312-7109
W. Michigan3-311-8172
C. Michigan2-413-6138
E. Michigan2-411-8213
N. Illinois2-49-10235
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83