No.21 Buffalo Impresses At Belfast Classic

November 30, 2018 - 5:18 am

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Jeremy Harris scored 21 points, Nick Perkins added 20 with nine rebounds, and No. 21 Buffalo beat Milwaukee 96-77 on Friday in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic.

CJ Massinburg contributed 16 points as the Bulls improved to 6-0 for the first time since the 1930-31 season.

Buffalo will meet the winner of Friday's game between San Francisco and Stephen F. Austin in the championship game of the Goliath bracket on Saturday.

The Bulls hit 14 of 33 (42 percent) from 3-point range while the Panthers went 6 for 28. Perkins was 4 of 5 from behind the arc and Massinburg hit 4 of 8, becoming the fourth player in school history to surpass 200 career 3-pointers.

Carson Warren-Newsome scored a career-high 26 points to lead Milwaukee (2-5).

Buffalo used a 12-2 run to take a 43-32 lead into halftime. Milwaukee cut a 16-point deficit down to four with 8:45 remaining before the Bulls pulled away.