Ohio college hoops roundup: Felder leads Miami to win
JAN 18, 2014 7:44p ET
Miami (6-9, 2-2 Mid-American) bounces back after having lost two straight conference games by a combined eight points.
Miami led by as many as 26 points with 10:26 remaining. Felder made a field goal to give Miami a 58-39 lead with 6:51 to play. Ball State closed with a 13-6 run to cap the scoring.
Felder made eight of 12 field goals, and has scored 15 points or more for the fifth straight time this season. Jaryd Eustace scored 13 points for Miami. Willie Moore added 12.
Ohio cruises to 65-46 win over Northern Illinois
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Nick Kellogg scored 16 points, Maurice Ndour added 10 and Ohio cruised to a 65-46 victory Saturday night over Northern Illinois.
Down 25-24 at the break, Ohio opened the second half with a 23-12 run to take a 47-37 lead with 12:18 remaining. Northern Illinois then went nearly nine minutes without scoring, allowing the Bobcats to stretch their lead to 62-40 with 3:47 left.
Kellogg was 6 of 8 from the floor and hit four of five 3-pointers. Ndour made all four free throw attempts, and grabbed eight rebounds.
Ohio (13-4, 3-1 Mid-American) has won ten of its last 11 league road games, its best in program history.
Aaron Armstead and Travon Baker each scored 12 points to lead Northern Illinois (7-9, 1-3), who have lost three of their last four games.
Devareaux Manley's 3-pointer early in the second half gave Kent State (11-6, 2-2 Mid-American) a 34-29 lead before Regan scored five straight, sparking a 23-6 run by the Bulls.
K.K. Simmons made 1 of 2 free throws with 8:43 remaining to pull the Golden Flashes within nine, 43-52, but Regan responded by scoring seven straight and giving Buffalo (9-5, 3-1) its biggest lead, 59-43. Kent State never got within single digits again.
Joshua Freelove scored 14 points for the Bulls, who made 21 of 23 (91.3 percent) free throws. Javon McCrea added 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
Manley paced Kent State with 17 points while Kris Brewer added 11.
Buffalo snapped a four-game losing streak against Kent State.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- DJ Cole scored 22 points with nine assists and six rebounds to lead Youngstown State to a 77-63 victory over Detroit on Saturday night.
Youngstown State led 28-26 at the break and extended its advantage to eight on a pair of strikes from beyond the arc by DJ Cole midway through the second period.
The Titans came within four with 9:30 left to play before Youngstown State's Ryan Weber and Bobby Hain combined for three 3-pointers for a 66-54 lead. The Penguins cruised through the final five minutes to the win.
The Penguins hit 54.5 percent from the field overall and sank 71.4 percent from the line.
Juwan Howard, Jr. led the Titans (8-12, 1-4) with 20 points and six rebounds.