Pierce leads Buffalo past Kent State 64-53

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AMHERST, N.Y. (AP)—Rodney Pierce scored 18 points to help Buffalo beat Kent State 64-53 on Wednesday night.

Pierce went 4-for-5 from 3-point range for the Bulls (11-5, 3-1 Mid-American Conference), who snapped a seven-game losing streak against the Golden Flashes.

Al Fisher had 26 points for Kent State (8-10, 1-3). Julian Sullinger had 11 points and six rebounds.

Buffalo led 28-23 at halftime despite shooting just 37.9 percent.

The Bulls made just 10 of 17 foul shots but shot 43 percent for the game and outrebounded Kent State 39-29.

The Golden Flashes shot 41 percent from the field and 7-for-12 from the line.

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 Kent St.
Al Fisher Al Fisher
11-17,  26 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists
Rodney Pierce Rodney Pierce
6-14,  18 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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