Updated: Buffalo (9-15) Faces Toledo (11-10)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Toledo 25 35 60 +4.5
  Buffalo 35 40 75 -4.5
Wed, Feb 13 2013, 07:00 PM

Alumni Arena
Buffalo, NY
Attendance: 2,338
TV: TWCS

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On Wednesday, Buffalo welcomes Toledo at Alumni Arena. The game gets underway at 7 p.m. EST and you can catch it on TWCS. The Bulls are 5-0 against the Rockets over the last four years. The last time they played they won 72-65 on Feb. 4, 2012.

Buffalo is currently in sixth place in the MAC and Toledo is in third.

The 16 points and 6 rebounds by Javon McCrea helped the Bulls to a 59-54 victory over Northern Illinois on Feb. 9. He leads the team in points with 17.1 per game, rebounds with 7.5 per game, and blocks with 2.4 per game. For the Rockets, Rian Pearson finished with 29 points and 14 rebounds in the 60-52 win over Eastern Michigan on Feb. 9. He contributes a team-leading 18.6 points per game, 6.6 rebounds per game, and 1.9 steals per game. One category in which Toledo is especially proficient is turnover percentage at 18.6 percent, ranking first in their conference (and 88th nationally).

StatSmack! Buffalo is better than Toledo
  • Buffalo has come back to win after being down at half against Toledo three times since 2004.
  • The Buffalo scoring leader (Javon McCrea, 411 points) has more points than the Toledo scoring leader (Rian Pearson, 391 points).
  • The Buffalo rebounding leader (Javon McCrea, 180 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Toledo rebounding leader (Rian Pearson, 138 rebounds).
  • A for effort, but Buffalo has emerged victorious against Toledo the last five times they've played.
TOL Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Rian Pearson 34 19 7 2 2 0 3
C+ Julius Brown 34 13 3 6 1 0 3
C Nathan Boothe 24 8 5 1 1 1 1
C D. Buckley 32 9 3 2 1 0 2
C Matt Smith 26 10 3 1 0 1 1
C Reese Holliday 23 8 5 1 0 0 1
D Josh Lemons 13 1 1 1 1 0 1
D- Richard Wonnell 12 1 2 0 0 0 0
D- James Ewing 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
F B. Schwiebert 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F A.J. Mathew 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
F DeLino Dear 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
UB Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Javon McCrea 29 17 8 2 1 2 3
C Jarod Oldham 33 10 5 4 1 1 3
C- Tony Watson II 32 9 2 3 1 0 1
C- Will Regan 26 10 4 1 0 0 1
D+ A. Nuiriankh 27 6 5 2 1 0 2
D Jarryn Skeete 23 6 3 2 1 0 2
D Cameron Downing 14 6 2 1 0 0 2
D- Xavier Ford 11 4 2 1 0 0 1
D- R. Thomas-Edwards 12 1 3 0 0 0 1
D- C. Raley-Ross 11 2 1 1 0 0 1
F R. Sebuharara 9 1 0 1 0 0 1
F Andre McPhail 3 1 1 0 0 0 0

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MAC Standings

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1 Toledo 27-7 14-4
1 WMU 23-10 14-4
 3Buffalo 19-10 13-5
4 Akron 21-13 12-6
5 Ohio 25-12 11-7
6 Emich 22-15 10-8
7 NIU 15-17 8-10
7 Miami (OH) 13-18 8-10
9 Kent State 16-16 7-11
10 Bowling Green 12-20 6-12
11 CMU 10-21 3-15
12 Ball State 5-25 2-16
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2013-2014 Roster

#11 Shannon Evans Fr G 6-1 170
#35 Xavier Ford Jr F 6-7 210
#1 Joshua Freelove Sr G 6-2 180
#4 Jamir Hanner Jr F 6-8 210
#12 Javon McCrea Sr F 6-7 250
#23 Justin Moss So F 6-7 240
#15 Deyshonee Much Fr G 6-5 170
#22 A. Nuiriankh Sr G/F 6-6 200
#3 Jarod Oldham Sr G 6-3 185
#5 C. Raley-Ross Sr G 6-3 195
#2 Will Regan Jr F 6-8 230
#10 Jarryn Skeete So G 6-3 175