Sibande's double-double helps Miami (Ohio) hold off Kent St.

OXFORD, Ohio — Nike Sibande scored 25 points with 10 rebounds and Miami (OH) beat Kent State 77-74 on Tuesday for its first Mid-American Conference win of the season.

Danny Pippen's jump shot tied it at 68-all with 2:09 remaining. Sibande's 3-pointer put the Redhawks up with 1:43 left before Pippen countered with a 3 with 80 seconds to go. Sibande answered with a layup with 59 seconds left and Miami (8-9, 1-3) led for the remainder.

Bam Bowman, Isaiah Coleman-Lands and Dae Dae Grant each scored 11 in the win.

Neither team helped its cause at the free throw line as Miami shot 23 of 35 and Kent State went 8 of 15. Miami led 31-21 at halftime and managed to overcome Kent State's (13-4, 3-1) 53 points after the break. The Golden Flashes made 14 of 30 (46.7%) from beyond the 3-point arc.

Troy Simons scored 24, Anthony Roberts 19 and Pippen 12 in defeat.

___

For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25

You may be interested in

Judge to Ex-NFL star: Can't ignore the damage you...

Aug 18, 2016

Former NFL star Darren Sharper is sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for drugging women in...

'He's San Francisco': Tony Bennett honored for...

Aug 20, 2016

The city of San Francisco threw a 90th birthday bash for Tony Bennett, who first sang "I Left My...

NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

Aug 19, 2016

The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event...

AP NewsBreak: Feds want to ban swimming with...

Aug 24, 2016

Federal regulators are proposing a ban on swimming with dolphins in Hawaii

Swimmer Feigen apologizes for 'serious...

Aug 24, 2016

U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at...

About Us

The Final Scoreboard has fast, accurate live scores for you. We provide premium online content from in-depth analysis to the scores and statistics across American and European Sports.

Contact us: sales[at]thefinalscoreboard.com

Subscribe Now!