Dennis' 21 lead Toledo past Buffalo 86-77

Led by Rayj Dennis' 21 points, the Toledo Rockets defeated the Buffalo Bulls 86-77

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rayj Dennis scored 21 points as Toledo beat Buffalo 86-77 on Friday night.

Dennis also contributed seven assists for the Rockets (13-6, 4-2 Mid-American Conference). Setric Millner Jr. scored 20 points while going 8 of 12 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from distance, and 2 for 3 from the line, and added six rebounds. JT Shumate was 4 of 9 shooting, including 1 for 4 from distance, and went 3 for 3 from the line to finish with 12 points, while adding eight rebounds and four steals.

LaQuill Hardnett finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls (9-10, 3-3). Buffalo also got 15 points from Curtis Jones. In addition, Isaiah Adams had 15 points.

Toledo led Buffalo at the half, 46-39, with Dennis (13 points) its high scorer before the break. Millner's jump shot with 11:08 remaining in the second half gave Toledo the lead for good at 64-63.

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Both teams play on Tuesday. Toledo hosts Eastern Michigan while Buffalo travels to play Ball State.

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