Scores

Final

W Illinois 67

(2-1, 0-1 away)

Buffalo 58

(1-3, 0-1 home)

6:00 PM ET, November 16, 2012

Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana

1 2 T
WIU 32 3567
BUFF 31 2758

Top Performers

Western Illinois: C. Clark III 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

Buffalo: J. McCrea 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

W. Illinois 67, Buffalo 58

Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Ceola Clark scored 19 points, Don McAvoy added nine points and a career-high 11 rebounds, and Western Illinois beat Buffalo 67-58 on Friday night at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Terell Parks chipped in 12 points and Adam Link had 10 for the Leathernecks (2-1). Parks' three blocked shots moved him into fifth place all-time at Western Illinois.

Will Regan and Javon McCrea had 13 points apiece for the Bulls (1-2), and Jared Oldham scored 11.

The back-and-forth game featured six ties and 13 lead changes before Western Illinois took the lead for good shortly after halftime. A 13-3 run, capped by two McAvoy free throws, put the Leathernecks ahead 50-40, and WIU would later lead by as many as 13.

Western Illinois shot 46 percent from the field, while Buffalo made 39 percent of its shots.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WIU
BUFF
Points 67 58
FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 21-54 (.389)
3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 6-13 (.462)
FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 10-16 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 4

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