Scores

Final OT

Buffalo 71

(18-10, 10-5 MAC)

Kent State 77

(17-13, 9-6 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 5, 2009

    MAC Center, Kent, Ohio

    1 2 OT T
    BUFF 31 36 471
    KENT 36 31 1077

    Top Performers

    Buffalo: G. Gamble 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Kent State: J. Sullinger 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Kent St. 77, Buffalo 71

    Associated Press

    OXFORD, Ohio -- Al Fisher scored 15 points, including six in a row in overtime, to lead Kent State to a 77-71 victory over Buffalo on Thursday night.

    Chris Singletary, who led the Golden Flashes (18-13, 10-6 Mid-American Conference) with 19 points, hit two free throws with 16 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 67. Buffalo's Rodney Pierce missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left.

    In the overtime, Fisher hit two foul shots at the 1:41 mark for a 71-68 lead, then hit a layup with 29 seconds remaining and added two more free throws with 22 seconds left for a 75-69 Kent State lead.

    Jordan Mincy, who had 13 points, added two clinching free throws with 2 seconds remaining. Julian Sullinger chipped in with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

    Greg Gamble had 17 points, Pierce had 16, Andy Robinson 13 and Mitchell Watt 10 for the Bulls (18-11, 10-6).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUFF
    KENT
    Points 71 77
    FG Made-Attempted 27-66 (.409) 24-63 (.381)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-17 (.176) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-27 (.519) 26-34 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 14

    2008-09 Season

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