Buffalo 81, Akron 67
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Javon McCrea had 26 points as Buffalo snapped the nation's longest winning streak, beating Akron 81-67 Saturday night in Mid-American Conference action.
The Zips (23-5, 13-1) had won 19 straight, two shy of the program record set in 1958-59.
Buffalo (12-17, 7-7) snapped a two-game losing streak with the win. The Bulls led 37-32 at halftime, and after falling behind 44-43 with 15:01 left, used a 17-6 stretch to build a 60-50 lead with 7:06 remaining.
Buffalo is now tied for third with Kent State in the MAC East standings.
McCrea hit 13-of-18 and added six rebounds. Jarryn Skeete had 18 points, Will Regan 16 and Tony Watson 13 for the Bulls.
Buffalo entered shooting 51 percent over its previous four games and hit 56 percent (28-of -0) Saturday, including 60 percent (15-of-25) after halftime.
Zeke Marshall led Akron with 17 points.
Ohio 78, Bowling Green 65
BOWLING GREEN -- Reggie Keely scored 21 points and Ohio clinched a top-two seed in the Mid-American Conference tournament by defeating Bowling Green 78-65 Saturday.
The Bobcats (21-8, 12-2) set a new school record for league wins during a 16-game MAC schedule in capturing their first victory at Bowling Green since 2007. Ohio also posted a program-record 50 wins over the past two seasons.
The Bobcats led by 13 in the first half, but the Falcons (12-17, 6-8) surged ahead 40-39 with 17:13 left. Ohio pulled away with a 10-2 run, then maintained a five-point cushion.
Nick Kellogg added 16 points and Walter Offutt 12. D.J. Cooper had 10 points, including two 3-pointers to tie for first all-time at Ohio (259). Cooper's six assists gave him 907 for 12th place on the NCAA Division I list.
A'uston Calhoun's 24 points led Bowling Green, which also lost to the Bobcats 72-63 on Feb. 9.
Eastern Michigan 50, Western Michigan 49 (OT)
YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Glenn Bryant scored 15 points, including a jumper with 2:09 left in overtime that turned out to be the game-winner, in Eastern Michigan's 50-49 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday.
Bryant's score put the Eagles (14-15, 7-7 Mid-American) ahead 48-47, and J.R. Sims added two free throws with 29 seconds left. Nate Hutcheson then made a jumper with 20 seconds left to pull Eastern Michigan back within one, but neither team scored again.
Daylen Harrison added 13 points and six rebounds for Eastern Michigan, which snapped Western Michigan's three-game winning streak.
Shayne Whittington led the Broncos (18-10, 9-5) with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
The game was tight throughout, and neither team managed more than a seven-point lead the entire game. EMU's Derek Thompson's 3-pointer with 1:36 left in regulation ended up forcing overtime.
Both teams end their regular seasons Tuesday: WMU hosts Ball State, while EMU visits Central Michigan.
Ball State 86, Toledo 72
TOLEDO -- Jauwan Scaife scored 28 points, making 5 of 10 from behind the arc, as Ball State defeated Toledo 86-72 Saturday in a Mid-American Conference game.
Jesse Berry added 22 points and Chris Bond chipped in 16 to help Ball State (13-14, 6-8) split its season matchup with Toledo and win its third straight game.
Dominique Buckley's 3-pointer brought Toledo, which trailed 67-60 with 7:22 remaining, within 71-69 with 5:02 to play.
Scaife answered with a 3-pointer, as Ball State scored the next eight points to go up 79-69 with just under three minutes left.
Toledo (13-13, 8-6) went the final five minutes without a field goal and scored just three points during that stretch.
Toledo shot just 28.6 percent (10-of-35) in the second half.
Despite a 21-10 disadvantage in turnovers, the Cardinals outscored the Rockets 12-2 on fastbreak points.
Rian Pearson led the Rockets with 20 points.
-- Associated Press