Miami (Ohio) vs Kent State

Kent St. 71, Miami (Ohio) 67


KENT, Ohio. (AP) - Justin Greene scored a game-high 23 points and teammate Randal Holt's late heroics helped Kent State edge Miami (Ohio) 71-67 Wednesday night in a tight Mid-American Conference game.

The Golden Flashes (11-4, 2-0), who were trailing 37-33 at halftime at home, outscored the Redhawks (4-10, 0-2) 38-30 in the second half. The last six of those Miami points proved decisive.

With 1:27 left to play, Holt scored two of his 16 points on a layup that tied it at 67. Greene's layup with 23 seconds remaining then gave Kent State the lead for good, 69-67. After a Redhawks turnover by Jon Harris with 10 seconds remaining, Holt was fouled. He made both free throws with 8 seconds left to clinch the victory.

Harris had scored all 12 of his points in the first half, hitting four 3-pointers. Drew McGhee led Miami with 16 points.

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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
J. Mavunga, F395-124-564314
J. Harris, F374-90-031312
D. McGhee, C288-100-151416
B. Sullivan, G262-74-52239
J. Sewell, G243-70-01126
Q. Rollins224-82-220110
W. Sullivan110-20-00100
V. Legarza100-00-02020
A. Thomas30-00-01000
Totals 26-5510-1329101867
Kent State Golden Flashes
J. Greene, F3610-173-661123
M. Henniger, F70-11-21141
C. Guyton, G373-61-232110
R. Holt, G365-114-451016
M. Porrini, G330-93-49823
K. Brewer181-12-20015
P. Jackson150-14-42014
C. Evans90-30-02000
J. Manns94-51-13039
Totals 23-5419-2533131371
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bowling Green0-04-1118
Kent St.0-03-2342
Miami (Ohio)0-03-2191
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan0-04-1243
E. Michigan0-04-1175
N. Illinois0-02-2313
W. Michigan0-02-3302
Ball St.0-01-4300
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