Scores

Final

Kent State 69

(8-7, 1-1 MAC)

Buffalo 56

(8-7, 0-2 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 10, 2007

    Alumni Arena, Buffalo, New York

    1 2 T
    KENT 32 3769
    BUFF 24 3256

    Top Performers

    Kent State: O. Smith 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Buffalo: Y. Idbihi 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Kent State 69, Buffalo 56

    AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) -- Omni Smith scored 20 points and grabbed 8 rebounds as Kent State defeated Buffalo 69-56 Wednesday.

    Haminn Quaintance recorded his third double-double of the season with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

    Julian Sullinger had 10 points and 5 rebounds for Kent State (8-7, 1-1 Mid-American Conference).

    Buffalo (8-7, 0-2 MAC) committed a season high 26 turnovers in its third loss in four games. Yassin Idbihi led the Bulls with 17 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocked shots.

    Buffalo committed 17 turnovers leading to 19 Kent State points in the first half, as the Golden Flashes took a 32-24 lead at halftime despite shooting just 12 of 28 from the floor.

    The Bulls climbed to within 37-35 early in the second half before Mike McKee's pair of 3-pointers keyed a 9-3 Kent State run, giving the Golden Flashes some breathing room and an eight-point advantage.

    Kent State was 41.1 percent from the field and 18-of-27 from the foul line. The Golden Flashes outrebounded Buffalo 39-33, 13-8 on the offensive boards, while the Bulls shot just 39.6 percent for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENT
    BUFF
    Points 69 56
    FG Made-Attempted 23-56 (.411) 19-48 (.396)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 15-24 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 5

    2006-07 Season

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