CANCÚN, Quintana Roo — Josh Mballa had a career-high 29 points as Buffalo defeated Illinois State 106-90 in the Cancun Challenge, Riviera Division, on Wednesday.
Kendall Lewis led the Redbirds with 22 points in the men's basketball game.
UB rebounded from a 79-78 loss to Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday night. The Bulls have won three of four games since a season opening loss at nationally ranked Michigan.
Buffalo returns home for a November 29 game against Point Park University.