Scores

Final

Akron 67

(23-5, 13-1 MAC)

Buffalo 81

(12-17, 7-7 MAC)

Coverage: ESPN3

6:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

Alumni Arena, Buffalo, New York

1 2 T
AKR 32 3567
BUFF 37 4481

Top Performers

Akron: Z. Marshall 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl, 5 Blk

Buffalo: J. McCrea 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 4 Blk

Buffalo 81, Akron 67

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Javon McCrea had 26 points as Buffalo snapped the nation's longest winning streak, beating Akron 81-67 Saturday night in Mid-American Conference action.

The Zips (23-5, 13-1) had won 19 straight, two shy of the program record set in 1958-59.

Buffalo (12-17, 7-7) snapped a two-game losing streak with the win. The Bulls led 37-32 at halftime, and after falling behind 44-43 with 15:01 left, used a 17-6 stretch to build a 60-50 lead with 7:06 remaining.

Buffalo is now tied for third with Kent State in the MAC East standings.

McCrea hit 13 of 18 and added six rebounds. Jarryn Skeete had 18 points, Will Regan 16 and Tony Watson 13 for the Bulls.

Buffalo entered shooting 51 percent over its previous four games and hit 56 percent (28 of 50) Saturday, including 60 percent (15 of 25) after halftime.

Zeke Marshall led Akron with 17 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AKR
BUFF
Points 67 81
FG Made-Attempted 28-69 (.406) 28-50 (.560)
3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 7-12 (.583) 18-23 (.783)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 14

2012-13 Season

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Jan 26, 2013 @AKR 68, BUFF 64Recap
» Mar 2, 2013 @BUFF 81, AKR 67Recap

Research Notes

Akron's loss to Buffalo snaps the Zips' 19-game win streak which was the longest in Division I this season.

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