MAC Men's Basketball Roundup: Dec. 28, 2012

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Eastern Michigan 87, Siena Heights 49

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Derek Thompson scored 17 points, Daylen Harrison had 15 and Eastern Michigan beat Siena Heights 87-49 on Friday to snap a three-game losing streak.

Glenn Bryant added 13 points for Eastern Michigan (7-5). The Eagles scored the first 14 points, finished 33-of-60 from the field and limited the NAIA Saints (4-11) to 17-of-53 shooting.

Ryan Hopson led Siena Heights with 11 points.

Eastern Michigan will return to action Wednesday at Kentucky.

Buffalo 84, Notre Dame (Ohio) 64

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Javon McCrea scored 17 points and Buffalo scored the first 13 points of the game, including two 3-pointers from Jarryn Skeete, and was never challenged in an 84-64 victory against Notre Dame (Ohio) on Friday night.

McCrea added five rebounds, five blocks, three assists and two steals to lead the Bulls (5-8). The five blocks game him 128 and moved him past Mark Bortz for fourth place in school history.

Cameron Downing had 16 points, Will Regan 15 and Skeete 10 for Buffalo.

Cam Carlin led the Blue Falcons (2-8), a Division II team, with 18 points, and Lawrence DeArmond had 11.

The Bulls made 9-of-15 shots from 3-point range in the first half, including two each by Regan, Auraum Nuiriankh and Skeete, en route to a 45-22 lead at the break.

This was the first meeting between the teams.

OTHER SCORES

North Dakota State 56, Bowling Green 53

-- Associated Press

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