Regan scores 26 to lead Buffalo by Niagara 77-67

The Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Will Regan scored 26 points and Jarod Oldham had 18 to lead Buffalo to a 77-67 victory over Niagara on Saturday night.

Regan shot 8 of 11 from the field, 3 of 4 from beyond the arc and 7 of 7 from the foul line for the Bulls (4-7). Tony Watson also scored 14 for Buffalo.

Juan'ya Green led the Purple Eagles (3-6) with 23 points, Antoine Mason scored 18 and T.J. Cline 10.

Buffalo never trailed in the second half, but Ameen Tanksley made two free throws to close the game to 56-54 with 10:18 remaining. Watson made a 3-pointer for a 62-56 advantage with 7:41 to go, and the Purple Eagles never got closer than five points the rest of the way.

Buffalo led 30-28 with 1:49 to go in the first half and used a 7-0 run to take a 37-28 halftime advantage.