Mid-American Conference Tournament - Eastern Michigan vs Buffalo Final: 69-64 - Recap
Eastern Michigan earned a 69-64 victory over Buffalo on Thursday, getting 19 points from Karrington Ward at Quicken Loans Arena.
Bettors who backed Eastern Michigan were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks.
Eastern Michigan got 12 points from Mike Talley and another 9 points from Ray Lee. Ray Lee contributed 4 assists, while Karrington Ward cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Buffalo got a 26-point performance from Joshua Freelove, who was supported by 16 points from Will Regan. Jarod Oldham had 8 assists in a losing cause for Buffalo, while Javon McCrea grabbed 13 rebounds.
Eastern Michigan trailed at halftime, 32-29.
Buffalo won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-36.