Buffalo Defeats Akron 81-67 - Recap
Akron was burned for 26 points by Javon McCrea on Saturday as Buffalo picked up an 81-67 win at Alumni Arena.
Bettors who backed Buffalo were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6.5 at sportsbooks.
Buffalo got 18 points from Jarryn Skeete and another 16 points from Will Regan. Tony Watson II contributed 6 assists, while Will Regan cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Akron got 17 points from Zeke Marshall in a losing cause and another 14 points from Alex Abreu. Alex Abreu contributed 3 assists for them, while Zeke Marshall had 6 rebounds.
Buffalo hit the break leading 37-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
Akron won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-33.