Scores

Final

Buffalo 75

(16-10, 6-8 MAC)

Iona 93

(20-5, 13-3 MAAC)

12:00 PM ET, February 18, 2006

Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

1 2 T
BUFF 34 4175
IONA 45 4893

Top Performers

Buffalo: R. Middleton 9 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast

Iona: S. Burtt 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

Burtt, Iona cruise past Buffalo

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Steve Burtt scored 27 points and Kiril Wachsmann added 16 to lead Iona to a 93-75 victory over Buffalo on Saturday.

Running Down
BracketBusters Saturday
Winner Busted Final
No. Iowa Bucknell 65-61 (2OT)
Iona Buffalo 93-75
Kent State Butler 80-76 (OT)
Missouri St. Wis.-Milw. 72-63
Western Ky. No. Arizona 79-58
Old Dominion Marist 84-71
La. Tech So. Illinois 54-51
George Mason Wichita St. 70-67
Ohio Samford 64-52
Utah State Northwestern St. 66-63
Creighton Fresno State 67-62

Ricky Soliver had 14 points, and Marvin McCullough and Kenny Jackson scored 10 apiece for the Gaels (20-5), who won their fourth in a row.

Yassin Idbihi scored 13 points and Calvin Cage and Roderick Middleton added nine each for the Bulls (16-10), who have lost six of their last seven games.

Burtt, who had five 3-pointers, scored 15 points in the first half to help Iona take a 45-34 halftime lead.

Wachsmann scored the first five points of the second half to push the Gaels' lead to 50-34.

Parnell Smith's basket cut the margin to 54-40 with 16:34 left, but Buffalo never got any closer the rest of the way. The Gaels led by as much as 85-53 after Burtt converted two free throws with 6:46 to go.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUFF
IONA
Points 75 93
FG Made-Attempted 25-70 (.357) 31-49 (.633)
3P Made-Attempted 5-23 (.217) 9-16 (.563)
FT Made-Attempted 20-31 (.645) 22-29 (.759)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 32

2005-06 Season

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