Buffalo vs Washington State

Washington St. 65, Buffalo 54


PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - DaVonte Lacy scored 19 points, Brock Motum added 15 and Washington State used a big second half run to escape with a 65-54 victory over Buffalo on Friday night

Buffalo led 49-48 with 7:02 left before the Cougars used a 13-1 run to pull away. The Bulls went nearly six minutes without a field goal during Washington State's run.

Lacy tied his career high with five 3-pointers for Washington State (8-4), which has won three straight and six of seven. Motum had eight of his 15 points in the second half for the Cougars and Dexter Kernich-Drew added 10.

Motum had two put-backs to ignite the run, including one after a missed free throw. Kernich-Drew hit a 3-pointer to make it 56-50 with 4:53 remaining in the game.

Tony Watson scored 18 points to lead Buffalo (4-8), which had won two in a row, and Auraum Nuiriankh added 13.

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Buffalo Bulls
W. Regan, F323-81-27437
J. McCrea, F181-60-05542
R. Thomas-Edwards, F150-00-02110
A. Nuiriankh, G384-92-480313
J. Skeete, G333-131-24039
T. Watson347-140-024218
C. Downing131-11-22043
X. Ford81-20-00022
A. McPhail80-10-00110
R. Sebuharara10-00-00000
Totals 20-545-1035152354
Washington State Cougars
B. Motum, F356-151-483315
D. Shelton, F251-40-011042
M. Ladd, G312-80-23305
D. Lacy, G305-74-430319
R. Woolridge, G281-44-62716
D. Kernich-Drew254-70-140010
W. DiIorio191-14-60106
J. Longrus71-20-11002
Totals 21-4813-2432141165
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.10-722-14142
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216

Pac 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Arizona St.7-1115-18124
Wash. State6-1213-18163
Oregon St.1-175-27281
Other games
FAU 52 Final
IND 88
NIAG 67 Final
ND 89