Kent State vs Miami (Ohio)

Miami (Ohio) 62, Kent St. 60


OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Julian Mavunga hit two free throws with 3 seconds left as Miami (Ohio) held off a late surge by Kent State for a 62-60 Mid-American Conference victory Tuesday night, snapping a two-game losing streak and splitting the season series.

Mavunga finished with 17 points and eight rebounds and Quinten Rollins had 18 points for the RedHawks (9-17, 5-8), who led by 10 early and 27-22 at halftime.

Miami held a 49-37 advantage with 9:34 remaining, but the Golden Flashes tied it at 58 with 1:17 left on a Justin Greene jumper.

After Rollins and Greene traded baskets, making it 60-60, Mavunga hit his foul shots and Kent State couldn't get off a quality last-second shot.

Randal Holt's 15 points led the Golden Flashes (19-8, 9-4), who had a 33-25 rebounding advantage.

Kent State, which has lost two straight after a seven-game winning streak, defeated Miami 71-67 on Jan. 11.

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Kent State Golden Flashes
J. Greene, F275-111-261211
J. Manns, C80-10-02020
C. Guyton, G364-83-444113
R. Holt, G356-100-020015
M. Porrini, G353-60-14426
C. Evans253-61-13207
E. Gaines171-21-23024
P. Jackson172-40-25034
M. Henniger00-00-00000
Totals 24-486-1233111260
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
J. Mavunga, F406-132-284117
J. Harris, F353-40-03328
D. McGhee, C20-00-00000
B. Sullivan, G383-110-00137
Q. Rollins, G368-151-256318
J. Sewell183-60-02018
A. Thomas161-30-02032
W. Sullivan151-40-02002
Totals 25-563-425141362
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.12-623-1294
Bowling Green12-721-12109
Miami (Ohio)8-1113-19230
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C. Michigan12-623-970
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
Ball St.2-177-23284
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