Williams scores 26 points to lead Buffalo past Ohio 76-73

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP)Jeenathan Williams Jr. scored a career-high 26 points and Antwain Johnson scored 18 and Buffalo beat Ohio 76-73 on Tuesday.

Williams scored the go-ahead basket on a layup with 15 seconds to go. On Ohio’s following possession, Josh Mballa blocked Jason Preston’s layup attempt with five seconds left. The Bobcats gathered the deflection, but a pass attempt to Sylvester Ogbonda was tipped by a Buffalo defender, ricocheted off Ogbonda’s fingertips and went out of bounds.

Jayvon Graves made a pair of foul shots with 0.3 seconds to seal the win.

Davonta Jordan added 10 point for the Bulls (11-6, 2-2 Mid-American Conference). Buffalo has won two straight and five of its last seven.

Ben Vander Plas scored a career-high 28 points and Jason Preston tied a career-high 27 points for Ohio (9-8, 1-3). Ogbonda scored 12.

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