Recap: Miami-Ohio vs. Buffalo
Oxford, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Javon McCrea tallied a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Buffalo Bulls past the Miami-Ohio RedHawks, 75-62, in a Mid-American Conference bout at Millet Hall.
McCrea was red-hot from the field, shooting 12-of-14 for Buffalo (14-7, 8-3 MAC), which has won three in a row. Joshua Freelove knocked down 4-of-10 from 3-point range for 16 points, while Jarod Oldham dished out six assists and swiped five steals.
For Miami (9-13, 5-6), losers of three straight, Jaryd Eustace poured in a career-high 17 points off the bench, while Will Felder and Geovonie McKnight added 13 and 11 points, respectively.
Buffalo set the tone early by shooting 57.1 percent from the field in the first half, including 7-of-14 from 3-point range, and it took a 42-33 lead into intermission. Miami was solid as well at 50 percent field goal shooting but couldn't keep pace.
The Bulls led wire-to-wire, pulling ahead by as many as 17 down the stretch,
Buffalo won the rebounding battle, 40-25, and outscored Miami in the paint, 34-20.Game Notes