Buffalo 68
Ohiou 86
Date of game: 1/9/2013

Recap: Ohio vs. Buffalo

Athens, OH (Sports Network) - D.J. Cooper recorded 21 points for the Ohio University Bobcats as they handled the visiting Buffalo Bulls, 86-68, in a Mid-American Conference matchup at the Convocation Center.

Cooper made good on 5-of-6 three-point attempts and also dished out a game- high seven assists for the Bobcats (10-5, 1-0 MAC), who have won two in a row. Reggie Kelly was the only other Ohio player to score in double-figures with 19 points. Jon Smith led the team on the glass with seven rebounds coming off the bench.

Javon McCrea and Jarryn Skeete scored 13 points each while McCrea also contributed six rebounds and four blocks for the Bulls (5-10, 0-1), who have lost three of their last four games. Will Regan added 11 points and six rebounds while Xavier Ford grabbed a game-high nine rebounds.

The Bobcats led 53-31 at halftime after putting on a spectacular performance from the field, hitting on 64.5 percent of their shots including 5-of-7 from 3-point range.

Buffalo outscored Ohio, 37-33, in the second half after the Bobcats cooled off to convert just 37.5 percent from the field. The Bulls narrowed the deficit by sinking 17 free throws after the break, but it was not enough to erase the 22- point halftime deficit.

The Bulls turned the ball over 17 times and shot 38.2 percent from the floor while Ohio had 10 turnovers and shot 50.8 percent.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
NASCAR suspends crew chief Labbe for 3 races

NASCAR placed Sprint Cup Series crew chief Slugger Labbe on suspension for three races and fined him $50,000 for a rules infraction discovered during last Friday's opening-day inspection at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.

Steelers re-sign Heyward-Bey

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract on Thursday.

Astros send Johnson to Reds

The Cincinnati Reds acquired infielder Dan Johnson from the Houston Astros for a player to be named later or cash considerations on Thursday.

Rockets' Beverley may have torn wrist ligament

On the day the Houston Rockets are getting Dwight Howard back in the lineup, the team received some concerning news about another of its starting players.

Lundqvist to back up Talbot in return

The New York Rangers will go with Cam Talbot in goal on Thursday night in Ottawa instead of Henrik Lundqvist, who will be in uniform for the first time since suffering a vascular injury seven weeks ago.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.