Scores

Final

Buffalo 65

(12-19, 7-9 MAC)

Bowling Green 76

(13-18, 7-9 MAC)

6:00 PM ET, March 8, 2013

Stroh Center, Bowling Green, Ohio

1 2 T
BUFF 35 3065
BGSU 32 4476

Top Performers

Buffalo: T. Watson II 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast

Bowling Green: J. Crawford 26 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

Bowling Green 76, Buffalo 65

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Jordon Crawford scored 26 points as Bowling Green avenged an earlier loss to Buffalo with a 76-65 victory Friday night.

Bowling Green (13-18, 7-9 Mid-American Conference) fell to the Bulls 68-65 on Jan. 19 and trailed 35-32 at halftime Thursday. Cameron Black's three-point play put the Falcons ahead 43-42 with 14:42 left, launching an 8-0 run and putting Bowling Green ahead for good.

The win keeps Bowling Green eligible for the fifth seed and a first-round bye at the MAC tournament.

Crawford hit 9 of 13 from the field and 3 of 4 from 3-point range. A'uston Calhoun added 15 points and Black finished with 13.

Buffalo (12-19, 7-9) had won three straight in the rivalry. Cameron Downing paced the Bulls with 17 points off the bench. Javon McCrea added 15 points, surpassing Sam Pellom for sixth on the school's all-time scoring list. McCrea has 1,418 points for his career.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUFF
BGSU
Points 65 76
FG Made-Attempted 24-49 (.490) 29-59 (.492)
3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 4-9 (.444)
FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 14-19 (.737)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 12

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
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