Adaway’s 18 leads Miami (OH) in romp past Wilberforce, 88-57

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Adaway scored 18 points and Nike Sibande added another 16 off the bench as Miami (Ohio) cruised past NAIA member Wilberforce, 88-57 on Saturday afternoon.

Miami roared to a 41-23 lead at intermission, shooting 35 of 69 from the field (50.7 percent) and knocking down 10 of 26 from beyond the 3-point arc.

Darrian Ringo dished out 12 assists and collected six steals and the Redhawks forced 22 turnovers by the Bulldogs. Aleks Abrams pulled down 14 rebounds while Miami staked a 48-30 advantage on the boards. Dalonte Brown contributed 14 points.

Tyler Wilson-Hopkins scored 13 points for Wilberforce.

The Redhawks (4-4) travel to face preseason Horizon League favorite Wright State Wednesday.

Wilberforce, which plays as an independent, has now lost eight in a row, all but one on the road.