Scores

Final

Buffalo 68

(9-4, 2-0 MAC)

Bowling Green 65

(7-7, 0-2 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 14, 2010

    Anderson Arena, Bowling Green, Ohio

    1 2 T
    BUFF 38 3068
    BGSU 29 3665

    Top Performers

    Buffalo: R. Pierce 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

    Bowling Green: S. Thomas 21 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Buffalo 68, Bowling Green 65

    Associated Press

    BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Sean Smiley hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds left to send Buffalo to a 68-65 victory over Bowling Green on Thursday night.

    Smiley's 3-pointer broke the game's fifth tie and he finished with 14 points as the Bulls (9-4, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) won for the sixth time in seven games. They are 5-1 on the road this season.

    Bowling Green's Scott Thomas hit a 3-pointer to cut Buffalo's lead to 65-63 with 1:15 left and Dee Brown hit two free throws with 39 seconds to play to tie the score at 65.

    Smiley took a pass from Rodney Pierce and hit the game-winning shot. The Falcons' Joe Jakubowski missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

    Pierce finished with 21 points to reach the 20-point barrier for the seventh straight game. John Boyer had nine points, seven rebounds and six assists.

    Thomas led Bowling Green (7-7, 0-2) with 21 points and Brown finished with 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUFF
    BGSU
    Points 68 65
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 18-50 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 24-32 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 5

    2009-10 Season

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