Miami rallies to take down Wright St. 73-67 in OT
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Nike Sibande scored 17 points and Darrian Ringo scored 10 and distributed 10 assists and Miami never trailed in overtime to beat Wright State 73-67 on Tuesday.
The Redhawks' Rod Mills Jr. sandwiched a pair of 3-pointers between one from Wright State's Grant Benzinger for a 69-66 lead and Miami (2-0) led the rest of the way.
Ringo made a pair of free throws with 14 seconds left in regulation to make it 63-all. Before that, the Raiders' Tye Wilburn made one of two free throws to give Wright State (0-2) a 63-61 advantage.
With 3:48 remaining in the second half, Everett Winchester's jump shot gave Wright State a 61-53 lead before Sibande and Mills each made a 3, and Ringo hit a jumper to tie it at 61 with 87 seconds left.
Mark Hughes led the Raiders with 14 points and Loudon Love had 13 points and 12 rebounds.