Buffalo 79
Miaohio 71
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: Miami-Ohio vs. Buffalo

Oxford, OH (Sports Network) - Behind a career-high 31 points from Tony Watson, the Buffalo Bulls held on to defeat the Miami-Ohio RedHawks, 79-71, in a Mid- American Conference tilt at Millett Hall.

Watson shot 10-of-14 from the field, including 6-of-9 from 3-point range for Buffalo (11-15, 6-6 MAC) while also handing out six assists with no turnovers. Javon McCrea scored 20 points on 9-of-14 from the field, while Auraum Nuiriankh chipped in 11 points for the Bulls, who have won three straight for the first time all season.

For Miami (8-16, 3-9), Drew McGhee netted 13 points, while Will Felder and Allen Roberts poured in 10 points apiece. The RedHawks have dropped four in a row and eight of their last nine.

Both teams shot well from the field in the first half, with Miami draining 63.2 percent of its attempts from the floor and Buffalo shooting 50 percent. The Bulls ended the period on an 8-1 run to take a 39-36 lead into intermission.

Buffalo extended its advantage to as many as 12 in the second half, but the RedHawks wouldn't go quietly, climbing back to make their deficit just one, 70-69, with 1:26 to play. The Bulls closed out the game strong however, shooting 7-of-7 from the foul line in the final minute to seal their fate.

Buffalo shot 7-of-18 from 3-point range in the game, while Miami was only 3- of-9 from beyond the arc.

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