Miami (Ohio) 54, Wright St. 46
OXFORD, Ohio (AP)—Nathan Peavy scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Miami of Ohio to a 54-46 win over Wright State on Wednesday night.
Miami (2-1) shot just 34.8 percent (8-of-23) in the first half and trailed 22-19.
Tim Pollitz had 12 points, including five during an 8-0 run that gave Miami a 36-28 lead with 9:48 left.
The Raiders (0-4) pulled to 45-42 with 2:08 left, but Chad Troyer hit a 3-pointer to help Miami pull away.
The RedHawks shot 56.3 percent in the second half. Pollitz also had nine rebounds.
DaShaun Wood scored 22 points for Wright State and was the team’s only player in double figures.