Miami (OH) 58 at Buffalo 57

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Miami (Ohio) blunts Buffalo’s charge, wins 58-57
Saturday, Jan 12, 2013

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP)—Allen Roberts scored 22 points and made two free throws with 6 seconds left to help Miami (Ohio) edge Buffalo 58-57 in a Mid-American Conference game on Saturday night.

Miami led 51-31 on Geovonie McKnight’s free throws with 11:01 left, but Buffalo cut the score to 54-42 at 2:57. Buffalo took a 57-56 lead on Jevon McCrea’s free throws with 1:01 remaining, but Roberts saved the win with his foul shots.

Will Felder scored 12 for the Redhawks (6-8, 1-1), who snapped a two-game losing streak. It was Miami’s first victory at Buffalo since 2008.

McCrea had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls (5-11, 0-2), and Cameron Downing score 11 points. Buffalo has lost three in a row.

Miami shot 47.7 percent from the field (21 of 44) and held Buffalo to 37 percent (20 of 54). Buffalo was 2 of 19 on 3-pointers.

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 Miami (OH)
Allen Roberts Allen Roberts
8-11,  22 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists
Javon McCrea Javon McCrea
6-13,  19 Pts
11 Rebs, 3 Assists

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