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UB loses to Kent State 70-66

Bulls win streak snapped at four
Credit: AP
Buffalo Davonta Jordan (4) carries the ball against Kent State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

AMHERST, N.Y. — Danny Pippen had 20 points as Kent State narrowly beat Buffalo 70-66. 

Pippen tied it at 64 on a 3-pointer with 45 seconds left, and he added six free throws in the final 23.9 seconds to secure it. He entered as a 71.8% free-throw shooter. Troy Simons had 16 points for Kent State. CJ Williamson added nine rebounds and Mitch Peterson grabbed seven.

Davonta Jordan had 13 points and six assists for the Bulls, whose four-game winning streak came to an end. Jeenathan Williams and Jayvon Graves each scored 11 points.