The Oswego State men’s basketball team defeated Buffalo State on Friday by a final score of 69-59. With the victory, the Lakers improve to 11-11 overall and 8-7 in the conference while the Bengals drop to 8-14.
While Oswego had struggled to get going offensively in previous games, they were able to come out strong against the Bengals. The Lakers went on 8-0 and 11-0 runs respectively during the first half and held a 26-18 lead going into halftime. Jamir Ferebee led the team with a game high 18 points during that span and finished with 22 points.
Oswego maintained a balanced scoring attack for the second consecutive game as Tyler Pierre (13), Josh Ivey (12) and Liam Sanborn (11) joined Ferebee in scoring double digits. Along with 13 points, Pierre also collected 13 rebounds giving the junior his fifth double double of the season.
The Lakers will face Fredonia in a SUNYAC matchup on Saturday as they try to move over .500 for the first time since January 6th. Tip off is scheduled for 4 pm.