Miami snaps two game-skid in win over Savannah State

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Donnavan Kirk scored 15 points to go with his nine rebounds and three blocks to lead Miami over Savannah State 68-51 Thursday night.

Kirk had a block for the 11th-straight game and has 24 for the season. Rion Brown, who was born in Savannah and played high school at nearby Hinesville, scored six straight points to give Miami (6-5) a 55-33 lead with 10:50 to play. Savannah State (2-10) answered with a 10-0 run but would not get any closer. Brown finished with 13 points and five assists.

Garrius Adams scored 12 points, and Manu Lecomte added 10 for the Hurricanes.

Jeremiah Hill was the only Savannah State player to score in double figures with 14 points. Jyles Smith added seven points and grabbed six rebounds. The Tigers have an eight-game losing streak.