Buffalo 64, Northern Illinois 81

March 10, 2003

Conference Tournament

Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (Cleveland, Ohio) - Neutral Site

Attendance: 1,404

Officials: Brett Wegenke, Steven Skiles, Kyle Ingram

Team Rebounds: Buffalo (3) Northern Illinois (1)

Technicals: Buffalo (0) Northern Illinois (0)

  1 2 Final
UB (5-23) 36 28 64
NIU (16-13) 38 43 81

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
UB 71 90.0 113.9
NIU 71 113.9 90.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
UB .375 0.225 0.469 0.317
NIU .556 0.211 0.325 0.389

Buffalo Bulls

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL TO BLK PTS
- Mark Bortz Starter C 28:00 3-10 0-1 4-4 5.8 2.0 3 5 1 5 2 1 1 10
- Jason Bird Starter SG 25:00 4-12 4-9 1-2 0.8 0.0 2 2 0 4 0 2 0 13
- Davis Lawrence Starter PG 15:00 2-4 0-1 0-0 3.8 2.0 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 4
- Daniel Gilbert Starter SF 26:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0.0 1.0 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0
- B.J. Walker Starter PF 25:00 1-5 0-0 3-4 -1.5 2.0 1 3 0 2 3 6 0 5
- Mario Jordan Bench SF 21:00 1-5 0-2 5-6 3.5 3.0 4 7 0 5 1 2 0 7
- Calvin Cage Bench PG 24:00 4-12 3-10 0-0 1.0 1.0 2 3 0 3 0 2 0 11
- Joe Veal Bench PF 04:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 -0.2 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2
- Roderick Middleton Bench SG 32:00 3-9 0-1 6-7 14.1 4.0 2 6 6 4 2 0 0 12
  Team                   3            
        200 19-60 7-25 19-23 27.1 15 17 35 8 26 9 16 1 64
          31.7% 28.0% 82.6%                    

Northern Illinois Huskies

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL TO BLK PTS
- Jay Bates Starter PG 26:00 0-3 0-0 8-9 14.4 2.0 2 4 11 3 2 3 0 8
- Mike Morrison Starter C 27:00 5-7 0-0 0-0 3.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 10
- P.J. Smith Starter SG 35:00 8-16 3-9 3-4 23.2 1.0 5 6 6 0 4 1 1 22
- Marcus Smallwood Starter SF 30:00 6-7 0-0 2-6 16.8 7.0 5 12 1 3 0 2 2 14
- Jamel Staten Starter SF 23:00 3-3 1-1 2-2 17.5 1.0 8 9 2 3 4 2 2 9
- Bryson McKenzie Bench C 04:00 1-1 0-0 0-2 1.2 1.0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2
- Anthony Maestranzi Bench PG 16:00 1-2 1-2 2-2 0.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 5
- Rome Sanders Bench PF 17:00 2-3 0-0 0-1 4.4 0.0 4 4 1 4 2 1 0 4
- Todd Peterson Bench PF 15:00 0-7 0-7 4-4 -0.5 1.0 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 4
- Al Sewasciuk Bench SG 07:00 1-5 1-4 0-0 -0.5 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
  Team                   1            
        200 27-54 6-23 21-30 80.0 13 27 41 21 17 13 15 7 81
          50.0% 26.1% 70.0%                    

Buffalo Bulls Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Davis Lawrence
2.8p, 2.2r, 0.9a
Jason Bird
8.7p, 2r, 1.4a
Daniel Gilbert
5.9p, 3.5r, 2.1a
B.J. Walker
7.8p, 4.9r, 0.4a
Mark Bortz
7.7p, 6.3r, 0.9a
Rotation Calvin Cage
5.9p, 1.1r, 1a
Roderick Middleton
7.9p, 3r, 2.1a
Mario Jordan
3.5p, 2.2r, 0.4a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Joe Veal
3.8p, 3.1r, 0.2a
 
 

Northern Illinois Huskies Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Jay Bates
10p, 3.6r, 3.4a
P.J. Smith
14.1p, 3.7r, 1.9a
Marcus Smallwood
13.5p, 10.2r, 0.9a
Jamel Staten
5.6p, 3.9r, 1.6a
Mike Morrison
4.6p, 3r, 1a
Rotation Anthony Maestranzi
3.8p, 0.9r, 1.8a
 
 
 
 
Rome Sanders
5.4p, 4.1r, 0.8a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Todd Peterson
6.4p, 2.1r, 0.4a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Al Sewasciuk
6p, 1r, 0.5a
 
 
 
 
Bryson McKenzie
0.5p, 1r, 0.1a

Buffalo Bulls Leaders

MPG Turner Battle 35.4
FG% Steve McDonnell 1.000
3P% Steve McDonnell 1.000
FT% Calvin Cage .879
ORPG Mark Bortz 2.1
DRPG Mark Bortz 4.1
RPG Mark Bortz 6.3
SPG Turner Battle 1.9
APG Turner Battle 4.5
BPG Mark Bortz 1.1
PPG Turner Battle 12.7

Northern Illinois Huskies Leaders

MPG Marcus Smallwood 34.6
FG% Mike Morrison .573
3P% Anthony Maestranzi .418
FT% Al Sewasciuk .833
ORPG Marcus Smallwood 4.1
DRPG Marcus Smallwood 6.1
RPG Marcus Smallwood 10.2
SPG Jay Bates 1.9
APG Jay Bates 3.4
BPG Marcus Smallwood 1.3
PPG P.J. Smith 14.1

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