Grambling vs Miami (Ohio)

Miami (Ohio) 80, Grambling St. 54

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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Reggie Johnson scored 20 points off the bench and Miami used a huge second-half surge to defeat Grambling State 80-54 Tuesday night and give new coach John Cooper his first victory with the Redhawks.

Trailing by seven early in the second half of a back-and-forth game, Miami (1-1) went on a 29-3 run highlighted by four 3-pointers.

The Tigers (0-3) cut the deficit to 13 on a Peter Roberson jumper with 7:48 left, but the RedHawks used a 12-2 run to pull away.

In the first half, Grambling State led 19-13 before the RedHawks scored 14 unanswered points.

Terry Rose, who led the Tigers with 20 points, scored the first 11 points of the second half. He knocked down three 3-pointers and hit two free throws to give the Grambling State a 34-27 lead.

Miami's Will Felder, Jon Harris and Allen Roberts had 12 points apiece and Bill Edwards 11.

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Grambling Tigers
R. Higgins, F252-42-32117
S. Dandridge, C130-00-02040
T. Rose, G377-152-251320
D. Hobbs, G253-52-233410
D. Copeland, G221-10-01452
P. Roberson273-70-06106
W. Hornsby251-33-42125
B. Turner202-40-15004
B. Dorsett50-20-02000
C. Cobbins10-10-01000
Totals 19-429-1231111954
 45.2%75% 
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
J. Harris, F283-114-480012
W. Felder, F216-80-151112
D. McGhee, C81-40-01122
Q. Rollins, G301-43-40725
A. Roberts, G274-83-403112
R. Johnson267-123-451320
G. McKnight201-52-43444
B. Edwards184-70-043311
J. Sewell90-00-02000
W. Sullivan50-20-01000
V. Legarza40-10-01100
J. Mezher20-00-00000
J. Tadlock21-30-02002
Totals 28-6515-2134211680
 43.1%71.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.11-215-11125
Alcorn St.11-314-11235
Southern U.9-513-14306
Grambling7-711-15331
Jackson St.7-711-16319
Prairie View6-79-18311
Alabama St.6-78-17342
Ark.-PB6-87-21338
Miss. Val.4-104-23339
Alabama A&M1-121-23351

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron12-222-548
Ohio9-517-8106
Buffalo9-515-12127
Kent St.7-715-12211
Bowling Green5-911-16229
Miami (Ohio)3-1110-17312
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.8-617-10192
Toledo7-714-13143
W. Michigan7-711-15210
C. Michigan6-816-11176
N. Illinois6-814-13228
E. Michigan5-913-14180
 
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