Tuesday's setback was KSU's first conference loss of the season, but the Flashes (7-1 MAC, 17-4 overall) moved in front early against UB and maintained a double digit lead through most of the game. Kent State, which remained undefeated at home, held a 42-31 advantage at intermission and led by as many as 15 in the second. The hosts were on top by 13 (73-60) with 1:21 remaining. Buffalo (4-4 MAC, 10-11 overall) tallied eight of the final nine points for the final margin.
In addition to Carry, KSU had two other players in double figures. Chris Payton scored 12 points, grabbed eight rebounds and recorded five blocks. Jalen Sullinger came off the bench to contribute 11 points.
Buffalo forward Isaiah Adams (23 points) connected on 7-of-13 overall and 4-of-11 treys while totaling 23 points. Zid Powell and LaQuill Hardnett contributed 11 apiece, with the latter also recording 12 rebounds for a double-double.
Overall, UB shot 33.3 percent (22-of-66) from the field, while the Flashes made 41.5 percent of their shots (27-of-65).