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Buffalo jumped off to an early 8-0 lead, but Sibande helped the visiting ’Hawks overtake UB. By intermission, Miami owned a 49-39 advantage.
It appeared the Bulls had righted their ship after opening thesecond stanza with a 15-2 run. However, Miami battled back and traded leads with UB until Milos Jovic scored on a layup to give the RedHawks a 79-77 edge with 54 seconds left.
Miami, which made 21-of-24 free throws on the evening, hit all six charity tosses down the stretch to secure the win. Buffalo, meanwhile, went 19-of-24 from the stripe.
Miami connected on 46.7 percent of its shots from the field and 40% on treys. UB was good on 43.1 percent overall and 40 percent from long range.