Scores

Final

Buffalo 54

(4-8, 1-3 away)

Washington St 65

(8-4, 7-1 home)

    Coverage: PAC12

    10:30 PM ET, December 21, 2012

    KeyArena, Seattle, Washington

    1 2 T
    BUFF 37 1754
    WSU 35 3065

    Top Performers

    Buffalo: T. Watson II 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast

    Washington St: D. Lacy 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Stl

    Washington St. 65, Buffalo 54

    Associated Press

    PULLMAN, Wash. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUFF
    WSU
    Points 54 65
    FG Made-Attempted 20-54 (.370) 21-48 (.438)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 10-20 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 13-24 (.542)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 11

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