Eastern Michigan Falls 74-58 Against Buffalo - Game Recap

Montell McRae scored 18 points leading Buffalo to a 74-58 victory over Eastern Michigan at EMU Convocation Center on Friday.

Bettors who backed Buffalo were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -11.5 at sportsbooks.

Buffalo got 15 points from Nick Perkins and another 12 points from CJ Massinburg. CJ Massinburg contributed 4 assists, while Jeremy Harris cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Eastern Michigan got 21 points from Elijah Minnie in a losing cause and another 13 points from Paul Jackson. Paul Jackson contributed 4 assists for them, while James Thompson IV had 12 rebounds.

Buffalo led at halftime, 33-24.

Eastern Michigan had a 39-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Buffalo heads into a battle against Toledo. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ball State.