Scores

Final

S Illinois 65

(4-9, 0-5 away)

Miami (OH) 67

(4-6, 3-1 home)

3:30 PM ET, December 29, 2013

John D. Millett Hall, Oxford, Ohio

1 2 T
SIU 29 3665
M-OH 34 3367

Top Performers

Southern Illinois: D. Jackson 27 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Miami (OH): G. McKnight 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

Miami (Ohio) edges Southern Illinois 67-65

Associated Press

OXFORD, Ohio -- Willie Moore and Geovonie McKnight each scored 14 points as Miami (Ohio) edged ahead with 22 seconds remaining and defeated Southern Illinois 67-65 on Sunday.

Moore made a 3-pointer that put Miami within one point, 65-64 with 1:09 left to play. After Anthony Beane missed a layup for Southern Illinois, Will Felder hit a jumper to give the RedHawks a 66-65 lead. A free throw by Quinten Rollins capped the scoring and secured the win for Miami (4-6).

Both Moore and McKnight shot 5 of 8 from the floor, and each made one 3-pointer and three free throws.

Desmar Jackson scored 27 points, including the final four points for the Salukis (4-9). Jackson's dunk and ensuing jump shot broke a 61-61 tie and put Southern Illinois ahead 65-61 with 1:21 left to play.

The second half consisted of 10 lead changes and three ties.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIU
M-OH
Points 65 67
FG Made-Attempted 28-62 (.452) 24-49 (.490)
3P Made-Attempted 3-17 (.176) 7-18 (.389)
FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 12-19 (.632)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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