Dae Dae Grant had a career-high 21 points and Miami (Ohio) defeated North Dakota 81-67 in the season-opener on Wednesday.

James Beck added 14 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double in a RedHawks uniform. Mekhi Lairyalso 14 points..

Caleb Nero had 16 points for the Fighting Hawks. Filip Rebraca added 15 points and seven rebounds. Gertautas Urbonavicius also had seven rebounds.

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