The Rogers Royals took a 76-55 beating from hot-shooting conference co-leader Buffalo at home Tuesday evening.
Buffalo sank 9 of 17 shots from 3-point range, including five of their first six. The Bison led 33-29 at halftime.
Gunnar Bloom had 17 points, four rebounds and two steals for Rogers (3-6 conference, 9-16 overall). Sam Spilles notched 12 points, eight rebounds and three steals. Ryan Gelle scored 10 points.
Rogers was 5-for-17 on three’s and 10-for-20 at the line.
Buffalo (18-7 overall) remained in a first-place tie with St. Michael-Albertville at 8-1 with one game left, against Big Lake.
Rogers will close the regular season at Monticello on Friday.