Ohio vs. Buffalo: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Ohio vs. Buffalo: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Ohio 72
(22-8, 7-6 away)
Buffalo 69
(12-18, 8-7 home)
Venue: Alumni Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Ohio 42 30 72
Buffalo 37 32 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Ohio D Cooper 24 R Keely 6 D Cooper 5
Buffalo W Regan 20 T Watson II 11 T Watson II 5

On Tuesday, Mar. 5, Ohio turned the ball over just seven times and snuck past Buffalo 72-69 in MAC play. With a record of 2-0, the Bobcats remain unbeaten against Buffalo this season. The Bobcats got a game-high 24 points from D.J Cooper, with 15 points coming from three-point range. Reggie Keely also put in a solid contribution, scoring nine points and adding six rebounds. Tony Watson II registered a double-double for the Bulls with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Ohio (22-8, 13-2 MAC) hosts Miami (OH) (8-19, 3-11 MAC) on Saturday, Mar. 9.

Ohio Game Notes

  • The Bobcats have won five close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Ohio is 33-32 in close games.
  • Ohio has won every game this season (15-0) when its field goal percentage has been 48.3 percent or better.
  • The Bobcats have won every game this season (13-0) after recording 11 or more steals.
  • Ohio has won every game this season (9-0) when opponents record 13 or fewer free throws made.
  • Ohio has won 83 percent of the time this season (15-3) after holding an opponent to under 33.3 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Ohio has won 100 percent of the time (7-0) when Ivo Baltic has 12 points or more, 79 percent of the time (15-4) when Reggie Keely has four field goals made or more, and 83 percent of the time (19-4) when D.J Cooper has five assists or more.
  • Ohio has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • D.J Cooper accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • D.J Cooper has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 30 games this season.
  • Reggie Keely has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 30 games this season.
  • This marks the 29th 20-point game of D.J Cooper's career.
  • D.J Cooper has three straight double-digit point games.

Buffalo Game Notes

  • The Bulls have lost eight times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Buffalo is 28-29 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Will Regan and Javon McCrea) accounted for 56.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tony Watson II and Will Regan) accounted for 44.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Will Regan has led the team in scoring four times in 30 games this season.
  • Tony Watson II recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Tony Watson II recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Tony Watson II set career highs with 11 rebounds and 11 defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Will Regan's career.
  • Will Regan has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Javon McCrea has 18 straight double-digit point games.
OHIO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD.J Cooper332425204
B+Reggie Keely21960010
BStevie Taylor10610200
BJon Smith18610120
B-Ivo Baltic301222001
B-Nick Kellogg26721300
CTravis Wilkins16221000
CWalter Offutt25320200
CT.J. Hall12212001
-Ricardo Johnson9110101
UB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Tony Watson II4011115000
A+Javon McCrea311955112
AWill Regan352080005
B-A. Nuiriankh36672103
CJarryn Skeete38734006
CCameron Downing14410101
-R. Thomas-Edwards4000001

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