The No. 14 ranked Buffalo Bulls visit MAC Center in Kent, Ohio on Friday to play the Kent State Golden Flashes. The Bulls fell to 17-2 on the season following a 77-75 loss to Northern Illinois on Tuesday. The Bulls were led in the loss by CJ Massinburg with 23 points. Buffalo shot poorly hitting just 36.7% from the field and 30.0% from 3-point territory.
Kent State improved to 15-4 on the season following its 87-85 win in overtime over Toledo on Tuesday. The Golden Flashes rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half to win by two. Jaylin Walker led Kent State with 36 points hitting seven baskets from 3-point territory.
CJ Massinburg leads the Bulls in scoring with an average of 18.1 points per game. Nick Perkins is the third leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 14.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Davonta Jordan leads the Bulls in assists with an average of 3.7 per game. Buffalo is shooting 45.4% from the field and 34.2% from 3-point territory.
Jaylin Walker leads Kent State in scoring with an average of 23.4 points per game. Two other Golden Flashes are averaging double figures in scoring. Philip Whittington leads the Golden Flashes in rebounds with an average of 7.7 per game. Jalen Avery leads in assists with an average of 4.0 per game. Kent State is shooting 44.3% from the field and 36.0% from 3-point territory.