Buffalo 77, St. Peter’s 75

Sean Smiley hit a jumper at the buzzer and Buffalo defeated

Saint Peter’s 77-75 in overtime on Saturday.

Rodney Pierce scored 22 points, Smiley added 14, and Calvin

Betts had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls (16-8), who have

won five games in a row. Titus Robinson also had 13 for the

Bulls.

Nick Leon, who scored 25 points for the Peacocks (15-12), hit a

3-pointer with less than 1 second remaining to send the game into

overtime tied at 63-63.

The Bulls led the entire second half, and neither team led by

more than two points in overtime. The score was tied three times in

the extra period.

Buffalo scored 15 points off 23 Peacock turnovers and had 13

steals. Despite shooting 39.7 percent for the game (27 of 68), the

Bulls made 3 of 6 field goals and 7 of 8 free throw attempts in

overtime.

Wesley Jenkins added 21 points and Ryan Bacon had 14 for the

Peacocks.