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Miami (Ohio) vs Southern Illinois

S. Illinois 74, Miami (Ohio) 68

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Jeff Early had 31 points on 11-of-17 shooting, grabbed 12 rebounds and Southern Illinois won its BracketBuster game by beating Miami (Ohio) in overtime Saturday 74-68.

Down 56-54 and the clock winding down, Early hit a jumper with 1 second left to tie it at the end of regulation and send the two teams to overtime. He added a 3-pointer with 3:43 remaining in overtime to give Southern Illinois (12-16) a 59-58 lead and the Salukis never trailed again.

Desmar Jackson added 17 points, eight rebounds and four assists for the Salukis, which shot 44.3 percent from the field including nine 3-pointers and scored 24 points off 17 Miami (Ohio) turnovers.

Reggie Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Redhawks (8-17) and Allen Roberts chipped in with 14.

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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
W. Felder, F262-53-36017
D. McGhee, C181-50-04112
A. Roberts, G334-124-432214
R. Johnson, G298-132-460318
G. McKnight, G253-62-44038
Q. Rollins, G281-31-41143
J. Harris, F254-70-07149
V. Legarza, C201-32-36204
W. Sullivan, G110-00-00100
J. Sewell, G-F101-20-00013
Total 25-5614-223981968
 44.6%63.6% 
Southern Illinois Salukis
J. Early, G4111-177-9121231
D. Daniels, F302-50-45134
D. Jackson, G366-134-884317
K. Brown-Surles, G283-90-02349
T. Lindsay, G232-50-01115
A. Beane, G321-70-00232
D. Drinkard, F150-00-03000
J. Pendleton, G132-40-01026
C. Long, G70-10-00010
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