Miami (Ohio) vs Eastern Michigan

E. Michigan 65, Miami (Ohio) 58

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Derek Thompson scored 16 points to lead Eastern Michigan to a 65-58 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.

Glenn Bryant had 13 points for the Eagles (9-9, 2-2 Mid-American) and Daylen Harrison scored all 10 of his points in the first half for Eastern Michigan. The Eagles shot 58 percent in the first half in building a 38-25 lead.

Will Felder led the RedHawks (7-9, 2-2) with 12 points and nine rebounds. Allen Roberts finished with 11 points.

It was Eastern Michigan's first win over Miami since Feb. 6, 1997 - the RedHawks had won the last 16 meetings.

Miami trailed by 14 midway through the second half, but came within 60-58 on Jon Harris' 3-pointer with 1:49 remaining. But Jalen Ross made two free throws with 56 seconds to play for the Eagles, and Bryant hit three free throws in the final 30 seconds to complete the scoring.

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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
W. Felder, F284-74-790112
A. Roberts, G365-140-111211
R. Johnson, G313-131-11438
Q. Rollins, G291-12-34234
W. Sullivan, G222-51-13236
J. Harris203-50-01119
D. McGhee133-40-01016
V. Legarza91-10-01012
G. McKnight90-10-00320
J. Sewell30-00-00000
Totals 22-518-1324131758
 43.1%61.5% 
Eastern Michigan Eagles
G. Bryant, F215-93-540213
J. Harris, F212-42-46116
D. Riley, C271-22-28214
J. Ross, G342-34-52838
D. Harrison, G314-60-031310
D. Thompson295-132-222216
J. Sims223-60-02018
M. Balkema120-00-02210
A. Strickland30-00-00010
Totals 22-4313-1834161565
 51.2%72.2% 
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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
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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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