Adams scores 21 as Buffalo defeats Eastern Michigan 102-97
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Isaiah Adams' 21 points helped Buffalo defeat Eastern Michigan 102-97 on Tuesday night.
Adams also had eight rebounds for the Bulls (12-12, 6-5 Mid-American Conference). LaQuill Hardnett added 21 points while shooting 8 for 13 (3 for 5 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line, and he also had seven rebounds. Zid Powell shot 5 for 11, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with 14 points.
Tyson Acuff led the Eagles (6-18, 3-8) in scoring, finishing a career-high 35 points. Emoni Bates, coming off his third, 35-point performance of the season, scored 27 points for Eastern Michigan.
Bates has now scored 488 points this year, which ranks as the sixth-highest total in a sophomore campaign in program history.
With his Tuesday effort, he moved past Earl Boykins (1995-96) with 479 points, James Thompson IV (2016-17) with 474 points and Brandon Bowdry (2008-09) 472 points.
Up next for Buffalo is a Friday matchup with Kent State at home, while Eastern Michigan hosts Toledo on Saturday.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|E. Michigan 6-18||72.2 PPG||35.1 RPG||9.6 APG|
|Buffalo 12-12||77.5 PPG||40.8 RPG||14.7 APG|