Buffalo 84, Ohio 65
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP)—Andy Robinson scored a career-high 25 points as Buffalo snapped a four-game losing streak and defeated Ohio 84-65 Sunday night.
Leading 51-42 with 15 minutes left in the second half, Buffalo (12-18, 4-12 Mid-American Conference) put the game away with a 16-0 run. Buffalo held Ohio (18-12, 9-7 MAC) without a field goal for over six minutes.
Robinson’s 3-pointer with 9:49 remaining capped the run and made it 67-42. He gave the Bulls their largest lead of the game, 74-47, less than two minutes later on a dunk.
Byron Mulkey’s 14 assists were the most for a Buffalo player since 1995. Yassin Idbihi scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds for his conference-leading 13th double-double of the season. Robinson went 5-8 from 3-point range.
Ohio was led by Whitney Davis with 19 points. Sonny Troutman had 18.
The loss spoiled the Bobcats bid for a first-round bye in the MAC Tournament.
Buffalo out-rebounded Ohio 43-20, collecting 15 offensive rebounds.