MIAMI, Ohio (AP) -Antonio Ballard and Nick Winbush scored 11 points apiece, leading Miami (Ohio) to a 61-51 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
Ballard and Winbush were the only players in double figures for the RedHawks (8-13, 5-3, Mid-American Conference), who led by 17 points at halftime and were never threatened. With the score tied at 7-7 early in the first half, Winbush nailed a 3-pointer that started a 20-3 Miami run.
The RedHawks held off the Eagles despite being outscored 37-30 in the second.
Miami shot 65.4 percent from the foul line (17-for-26) compared to just a 38.5 mark for the Eagles (5-for-13).
Justin Dobbins scored 15 points for the Eagles (10-10, 2-5), while Brandon Bowdry and Carlos Medlock added 10 apiece.
The RedHawks have won back-to-back games for the first time this season, and have taken three of their last four. The Eagles have dropped four of five.
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