Ball State defeats Buffalo 92-77 with balanced scoring (Jan 14, 2017)

BY AP • January 14, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Tayler Persons scored 17 points and made six assists leading six players into double figures as Ball State walloped Buffalo 92-77 in Mid-American Conference play on Saturday.

Ryan Weber and Jeremie Tyler each scored 17 points off the bench for Ball State (11-6, 2-2). Franko House scored 13 while Francis Kiapway and Sean Sellers added 10 each. The Cardinals shot 49 percent from the field (31-63) with nine 3-pointers and were 21-for-26 at the free throw line.

David Kadiri led Buffalo (7-10, 1-3) with a career-high 23 points - more than double his previous high score this season. He made 11 of 13 field goals and added 11 rebounds for his first double-double.

Nick Perkins, Willie Conner and Blake Hamilton combined for 36 points off the bench for the Bulls. Hamilton with 14 points and nine assists.

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