Coaches vs. Cancer - Buffalo vs Evansville Final: 56-50 - Recap

Buffalo got 14 points from Javon McCrea as they ran past Evansville 56-50 on Thursday at Ford Center.

Buffalo won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as underdogs.

Buffalo got 12 points from Cameron Downing and another 8 points from Jarod Oldham. Javon McCrea contributed 5 assists, while Javon McCrea cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Evansville got a 14-point performance from Lewis Jones, who was supported by 12 points from Egidijus Mockevicius. Troy Taylor had 5 assists in a losing cause for Evansville, while Jordan Jahr grabbed 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Evansville were victorious, as the score was 27-25 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Buffalo as they grabbed 37 boards, while Evansville only had 28.