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.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Ark.-PB6-128-25310
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Grambling4-147-24350

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-526-934
Ohio11-723-1281
Kent St.10-819-13124
Buffalo10-820-1591
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
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Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
 
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