Buffalo (4-2) vs. Saint Bonaventure (6-1)
Reilly Center, St. Bonaventure, New York; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo and Saint Bonaventure both look to put winning streaks together . Buffalo won easily 94-49 over Point Park on Monday. Saint Bonaventure is coming off a 93-81 win over Coppin State on Wednesday.
SENIOR STUDS: Saint Bonaventure has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Jaren Holmes, Kyle Lofton, Osun Osunniyi, Jalen Adaway and Dominick Welch have collectively accounted for 90 percent of the team’s scoring this season and 93 percent of all Bonnies points over the last five games.
OFFENSIVE THREAT: Lofton has had his hand in 41 percent of all Saint Bonaventure field goals over the last five games. Lofton has 25 field goals and 31 assists in those games.
ASSIST RATIOS: The Bonnies have recently created buckets via assists more often than the Bulls. Saint Bonaventure has an assist on 48 of 88 field goals (54.5 percent) across its previous three matchups while Buffalo has assists on 49 of 102 field goals (48 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: The Saint Bonaventure offense has recorded a turnover on only 13.8 percent of its possessions, which is the 13th-lowest rate in the country. The Buffalo defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 15.9 percent of all possessions (ranked 323rd among Division I teams).
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