Weekly Feature

2018-03-07 / Sports

Sports briefs

Sixth-seed Michigan State upset third-seed Buffalo, 43-36, in an eighth-grade Amherst Youth Basketball first round playoff game Feb. 27.

The Spartans’ defense clamped down in the second half, allowing only 13 points.

Solid defensive efforts were put in by Sam Hepworth, Mike Adcock, Yuguen Park, and Baraa Kamarin. Matt Halsdorfer and Kian Nasrin supplied the scoring punch with 18 points apiece.

Jimmy Roberts led Buffalo with 12 points.

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