BUFFALO, N.Y.— Dom Grayer (Brooklyn/Bishop Loughlin) tallied 25 points on 6 of 10 shooting from the 3-point line but it was not enough as Oswego used a 17-5 run in the second half to complete the 84-78 come-from-behind victory over Buffalo State in SUNYAC action this evening.
FINAL SCORE: Oswego – 84, Buffalo State – 78
LOCATION: Sports Arena – Buffalo, N.Y.
RECORDS: Oswego (7-0, 3-0 SUNYAC), Buffalo State (3-3, 1-1 SUNYAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Grayer finished 9 of 18 from the floor while adding two rebounds and a block.
- Sheldon Adams (Rochester/Bishop Kearney) finished with 14 points, four rebounds and three assists, while Kay Grant chipped in 12 points and six rebounds.
- Buffalo State and Oswego battled in the opening minutes until a layup from Grayer gave the Bengals an early 24-14 lead.
- The Bengals extended their lead to 36-24 on a layup from Bernardez, but could not keep the lead intact as Oswego closed the first stanza on an 11-6 run to cut the lead to 42-35 at halftime.
- After Buffalo State regained a 54-44 lead on a 3-pointer by Grayer with 14:53 left in the contest, the Lakers used a 17-8 to take their first lead of the second half, 61-59.
- The Bengals continued to stay within a two-point window until Oswego pushed the lead to 77-67 on a 8-0 run.
- Oswego finished the contest on 5 of 6 shooting from the charity strip to complete the comeback victory.
- Buffalo State held advantages in both fast break points, 10-2, and in bench production, 15-7.
- Oswego tallied a 25-13 advantage in points off turnovers while forcing 20 Buffalo State turnovers.
FOR THE FOES
- Quinn Carey paced the Lakers' offense with 26 points on 7 of 16 shooting from the 3-point line.
- Tyler Pierre added 22 points and nine rebounds, while Liam Sanborn finished with 15 points and seven assists.
Buffalo State will host Cortland tomorrow at 4 p.m. in the Sports Arena.