January 20, 2023
BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Rayj Dennis scored 21 points as Toledo beat Buffalo 86-77 on Friday night.
Dennis also contributed seven assists for the Rockets (13-6, 4-2 Mid-American Conference). Setric Millner Jr. scored 20 points by hitting 8 of 12 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from distance and 2 for 3 from the line, and added six rebounds. JT Shumate was 4 of 9 shooters, including 1 for 4 from long range, and went 3 for 3 from the line to finish with 12 points while adding eight rebounds and four steals.
LaQuill Hardnett finished the tournament with 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls (9-10, 3-3). Buffalo also got 15 points from Curtis Jones. Also, Isaiah Adams had 15 points.
Toledo led Buffalo 46-39 at halftime, with Dennis (13 points) the top scorer before the break. Millner’s jump shot at 11:08 in the second half gave Toledo a definitive 64-63 lead.
Both teams play on Tuesday. Toledo hosts Eastern Michigan while Buffalo travels to play Ball State.
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.
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