Saturday, January 06, 2018 5:00 pm
Buffalo snaps Ball State's 9-game win streak
MUNCIE — Jayvon Graves and Jeremy Harris scored 16 apiece and combined to hit seven 3-pointers as Buffalo rolled to an 83-63 win over Ball State on Saturday, snapping the Cardinals' nine-game win streak.
Nick Perkins finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds for his second straight double-double and CJ Massinburg added 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Bulls (10-5, 2-0 Mid-American Conference). Wes Clark scored 10 as Buffalo hit 10 of 20 from 3-point range, including a 4-of-5 effort from the freshman Graves, whose 16 points was a career high.
Sean Sellers had 17 points and Trey Moses added 11 rebounds and three blocked shots for Ball State (10-5, 1-1). The Cardinals, the two-time defending West Division champions, shot just 36.5 percent from the floor and lost for the first time in nine home games this season.
Buffalo, the preseason pick to win the East Division, picked up its third straight win and shot 48 percent from the field against the Cardinals, who came into the game allowing just 58.8 points per contest.