NCAA Men's Basketball

Bowling Green Falcons (21-10)


Graves scores 25 to carry Buffalo past Bowling Green 88-84

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Jayvon Graves had 25 points as Buffalo defeated Bowling Green 88-84 on Friday night.

Josh Mballa had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Buffalo (20-11, 11-7 Mid-American Conference). Davonta Jordan added 16 points and five steals. Jeenathan Williams had 14 points.

The Bulls will be the No. 5 seed and host a first-round game in the conference tournament against No. 12 seed Miami (Ohio) on Monday.

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Leaders
Points: J. Turner18.8
Rebounds: D. Plowden8.5
Assists: D. Frye4.0
FG%: J. Turner42.7%
FT%: J. Turner85.1%
3P%: T. Diggs39.1%
Steals: M. Laster1.1
Blocks: T. Mattos0.8
Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Baylor26-4
5 Florida State26-5
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Duke25-6
9 Creighton24-7
9 Villanova24-7
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Mid-American Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East
Akron 14-4 24-7
Bowling Green 12-6 21-10
Buffalo 11-7 20-12
Kent State 9-9 20-12
Ohio 8-10 17-15
Miami (OH) 5-13 13-19
West
Ball State 11-7 18-13
Northern Illinois 11-7 18-13
Toledo 8-10 17-15
Central Michigan 7-11 14-18
Eastern Michigan 6-12 16-16
Western Michigan 6-12 13-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.5 (90)
Rebounds: 11.3 (70)
Assists: 12.3 (238)
FG%: 41.8% (278)
FT%: 75.2% (43)
3P%: 33.8% (152)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 72.9 (274)
Rebounds: 28.7 (10)
Assists: 10.3 (29)
FG%: 42.0% (123)
FT%: 68.6% (74)
3P%: 32.9% (167)