Alyssa Kinney (Medford/Bellport) and Toya Parks (Brooklyn/MLK) led Buffalo State with 12 points each. Shareese Hamer (Erie, PA/Strong Vincent) added 10 points, and Barb Kiliszek (Depew/Lancaster) had eight points and three assists.
Buffalo State jumped out to an early 11-2 lead and held onto a 33-27 lead at the intermission. The Cardinals responded, however, outscoring the Bengals, 37-16, in the second half.
Buffalo State will next play at Nazareth next Tuesday.