Scores

Final

Buffalo 76

(14-19, 7-9 MAC)

Ball State 61

(15-15, 8-8 MAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    6:30 PM ET, March 13, 2013

    Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio

    1 2 T
    BUFF 30 4676
    BALL 36 2561

    Top Performers

    Buffalo: W. Regan 36 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Ball State: J. Scaife 28 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

    Buffalo 76, Ball St. 61

    Associated Press

    CLEVELAND -- Will Regan hit five 3-pointers en route to 36 points, and Buffalo defeated Ball State 76-61 Wednesday night in the second round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.

    Javon McCrea added 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls (14-19), whose 74-72 overtime win against Central Michigan in the opening round snapped a two-game skid.

    Ball State (15-15) built a 36-26 lead with 1:39 left to play in the opening frame. However, McCrea converted a layup on Buffalo's next possession, sparking a 29-8 run for the Bulls. Regan capped the run, which spanned nearly 8 minutes, with a 3-pointer.

    McCrea and Regan hit back-to-back shots with just under 3 minutes left to give the Bulls their biggest lead, 74-54.

    Buffalo made 16 of 25 shots and outscored Ball State 46-25 in the second half.

    Jauwan Scaife scored 28 for fifth-seeded Ball State, which went 20-of-56 shooting. Majok Majok added 10 points.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUFF
    BALL
    Points 76 61
    FG Made-Attempted 24-53 (.453) 20-56 (.357)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 8-23 (.348)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-22 (.864) 13-19 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 10

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 23, 2013 BUFF 66, @BALL 63Recap
    » Mar 13, 2013 BUFF 76, @BALL 61Recap