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Miami Downs E. Michigan

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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