Miami (OH) upsets Buffalo 85-79 in MAC tourney
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nike Sibande scored 31 points, Milos Jovic made a go-ahead layup with 54 seconds to play and 12th-seeded Miami (Ohio) upset No. 5 Buffalo in Monday night’s first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.
The Redhawks (13-19) face No. 4 Northern Illinois in Thursday’s quarterfinals.
Jovic’s basket put the Redhawks up 79-77 and Mekhi Larry, Sibande and Dae Dae Grant combined for six free throws from there for the final score.
Sibande shot 9 for 10 from the line and added six rebounds.
Isaiah Coleman-Lands scored 13 points with eight rebounds and six assists for the Redhawks. Jovic finished with five points.