Miami (Ohio) 69, SE Missouri 53
Antonio Ballard scored 12 points and three others reached double
figures as Miami (Ohio) defeated Southeast Missouri 69-53 on
Julian Mavunga and Orlando Williams each scored 11 points, and
Kenny Hayes added 10 for Miami (12-15), who snapped a two-game
losing streak. Nick Winbush contributed with 13 rebounds.
Miami led 40-32, then put the game out of reach with a 22-6 run
for a 62-38 lead after a layup by Ballard with 4:10 to play.
Miami shot 50 percent (10-for-20) in the first half and made
43.4 percent for the game (23-for-53).
Marland Smith scored 28 points, including six 3-pointers, to
lead Southeast Missouri (7-21), which has lost six games in a row.
Smith made 9 of 18 field goals, but Southeast Missouri shot only
32.7 percent from the field (18-for-55).