Scores

Final

N Illinois 66

(11-17, 7-11 MAC)

Buffalo 73

(20-8, 11-7 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 7, 2005

    Alumni Arena, Buffalo, New York

    1 2 T
    NIU 30 3666
    BUFF 34 3973

    Top Performers

    Northern Illinois: M. McKinney 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Buffalo: D. Gilbert 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Stl

    Northern Illinois Huskies
    STARTERSMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
    T. Peterson, F332-93-3710149
    J. Byrd, F192-40-023044
    A. Maestranzi, G322-90-024355
    C. Sims, G376-131-3155416
    M. McKinney, G336-123-4383215
    BENCHMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
    S Powers30-00-000000
    Z. Pancratz, G-F172-40-023125
    J. Hughes, C246-100-0130012
    B. McKenzie, C20-00-000000
    TOTALSFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
    26-617-101836132166
    42.6%70.0% 
    TEAM REBS: 0
    TURNOVERS: 17 (J Byrd 2, J Hughes 2, T Peterson 2, A Maestranzi 3, M McKinney 3, Z Pancratz 1, C Sims 4)
    BLOCKED SHOTS: 6 (J Hughes 5, M McKinney 1)
    STEALS: 3 (T Peterson 1, A Maestranzi 1, C Sims 1)
    3-PT FGS: 7-16, .438 (T Peterson 2-3, A Maestranzi 1-4, M McKinney 0-2, Z Pancratz 1-3, C Sims 3-4)
    Buffalo Bulls
    STARTERSMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
    D. Gilbert, G-F305-73-4580415
    P. Smith, F191-42-225014
    Y. Idbihi, F-C284-100-036108
    J. Bird, G152-60-002104
    T. Battle, G304-124-6002213
    BENCHMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
    W. Hall, G30-00-000020
    C. Cage, G193-70-000107
    R. Middleton, G232-45-8161210
    M. Jordan, G-F212-33-422237
    M. Bortz, F122-61-135115
    TOTALSFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
    25-5918-25163491573
    42.4%72.0% 
    TEAM REBS: 4
    TURNOVERS: 10 (D Gilbert 2, M Jordan 2, C Cage 2, R Middleton 1, Y Idbihi 2, P Smith 1)
    BLOCKED SHOTS: 5 (M Bortz 1, M Jordan 1, Y Idbihi 3)
    STEALS: 9 (J Bird 1, T Battle 2, D Gilbert 3, C Cage 2, R Middleton 1)
    3-PT FGS: 5-22, .227 (J Bird 0-2, T Battle 1-6, D Gilbert 2-3, C Cage 1-5, R Middleton 1-3, Y Idbihi 0-2, P Smith 0-1)

     Technicals: None
     Officials: Dan Fouser, Dj Carstense, Donnie Simpson
     Attendance: 6,108