The Bengals opened a 2-0 lead with a pair of goals by Amadu Barrie (New York/MLK) in the opening 10 minutes of the game. The Wildcats roared back with two goals of their own in the opening half.
After a scoreless second half, Holcomb scored 3:41 into overtime, heading a crossing ball from Prisco Houndanon (Togo, W. Africa). Buffalo State outshot SUNYIT 21-8 for the game and had the only shot of the overtime.
Buffalo State will host Pitt-Bradford in a non-conference game on Tuesday.