Buffalo hosts Eastern Michigan after Jones 30-point game

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Eastern Michigan Eagles (6-17, 3-7 MAC) at Buffalo Bulls (11-12, 5-5 MAC)

Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Buffalo -8; plus/minus is 161

BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo takes on the Eastern Michigan Eagles after Curtis Jones scored 30 points in Buffalo’s 85-76 win over the Western Michigan Broncos.

The Bulls are 8-3 in home games. Buffalo is the top team in the MAC with 16.8 quick break points.

The Eagles are 3-7 in conference. Eastern Michigan is 2-8 in games decided by at least 10 points.

Tuesday’s game is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference.

TOP PERFORMERS: LaQuill Hardnett is averaging 9.7 points and 7.6 rebounds for the Bulls. Jones is averaging 16.8 points over Buffalo’s last 10 games.

Emoni Bates is scoring 21.0 points per game with 5.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists for the Eagles. Tyson Acuff is averaging 13.7 points and 2.5 rebounds while shooting 45.1 percent over the past 10 games for Eastern Michigan.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bulls: 5-5, averaged 79.8 points, 37.9 rebounds, 16.2 assists, 7.6 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.7% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 76.5 points per game.

Eagles: 3-7, averaging 73.6 points, 27.7 rebounds, 9.5 assists, 6.5 steals and 2.2 blocks per game while shooting 43.9 percent from the field. Their opponents average 82.4 points.

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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