Felder pushes Miami (Ohio) past E Michigan 65-61
OXFORD, Ohio (AP)
Will Felder, who had 17 points and 15 rebounds, hit a go-ahead jumper with 25 seconds left to lift Miami (Ohio) past Eastern Michigan 65-61 Saturday.
The RedHawks (9-10, 5-3 Mid-American) shot 43.1 percent from the field. Will Sullivan finished with 19 points and Geovonie McKnight had 10.
Ray Lee paced Eastern Michigan (12-9, 4-4) with 18 points and Karrington Ward had 16 with seven boards.
Miami trailed by eight at halftime, but crawled back to take the lead as Sullivan hit a 3-pointer, Bill Edwards sank a jumper, and Felder made three free throws to lead 59-53 with 4:04 remaining.
Lee hit two straight 3-pointers to tie it at 61. Miami corralled an offensive rebound after Felder's first jumper was blocked and he drained the next attempt.
Lee couldn't connect on a 3-pointer in the final seconds and Sullivan made two free throws to cap the scoring.