The Bullalo Bulls, No. 21, will host the opponents of the Mid-American Conference, the Akron Zips, at the Alumni Arena on Tuesday.
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These teams met at Akron on February 12, giving a win of 76 to 70 Bulls. Buffalo (24-3 overall, 12-2 in MAC) defeated 7 of 24 (29.2%) shots in depth and 18 turnovers, only assisting on six of their 24 shots.
"It's a better defensive team than ours, and I think it's been proven tonight," said Buffalo head coach Nate Oats. The news of Buffalo. "It was difficult for us to score, for long periods, and at the beginning of the second half, when we stopped turning the ball, I thought we had things going, offensively, and I think we built 12-point lead, but we could not put them away.
"We hovered between eight and ten (points) for the rest of the game, until we did not close it very well. We need to do a better job to close the games. "
Buffalo senior guard CJ Massinburg reached the free throw line 12 times, converting 11 times and scoring the highest point of the match with 21 points.
The Zips (15-12, 7-7) maintain their opponents at 62.6 points per game and 39.9% of shots on goal, good for the 15th and 19th of the 353 Division I teams.
"I thought we had got what we deserved," said Akron head coach John Groce for The Buffalo News. "We did not play very well, and sometimes you do not do it, but I thought that if we had not played well and what disappointed me the most, I did not think our team was good today I thought our body language, making excuses … you do that sort of thing, that's what I mean by "you get what you deserve" and we need to improve. "
The victory over Akron was the Bulls' second win in a five-game winning streak. More recently, they rang Kent State 80-57 at home.
Senior striker Nick Perkins scored 27 career highs on 9 of 15 shots, adding six rebounds and three interceptions. Massinburg scored 18 and allowed Jaylin Walker – the Kent State's top scorer – to score 21.4 points per game – 12 points on 4 out of 11 shots, five turnovers and zero assists.
"I've watched a lot of movies and I've been playing against Jaylin Walker for four years and I've watched all the goals he's scored on me," Massingburg said. Spectrum. "I knew what I could have done better and I played hard and tried to put pressure on him."
The defeat of the Zips kicked off a series of three consecutive losses after a home win of 70-58 at home against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
Junior goalkeeper Tyler Cheese scored 27 points, a top in the game, on 10 shots on 16, adding three assists. Junior striker Daniel Utomi racked up 5 of 8 points from the center, with 19 points and five rebounds.
"[Utomi and senior guard Jimond Ivey] just told me that they needed me to be more aggressive, and that's what I do, "said Cheese, according to the Akron Beacon Journal.