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
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
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83