Hayes scores 20 to lead Miami of Ohio over Buffalo 64-57
OXFORD, Ohio (AP)—Kenny Hayes scored 20 points to lead Miami of Ohio to a 64-57 win over Buffalo on Sunday.
Tim Pollitz added 18 points for the RedHawks (7-9, 1-3), while Eric Pollitz contributed 10.
Miami of Ohio trailed 31-29 at halftime and was behind halfway through the second half, but the RedHawks caused two Buffalo turnovers and followed those up with fast-break lay-ups to take a 47-44 lead with 9:53 to go. Miami led the rest of the game.
Sean Smiley led Buffalo (6-10, 0-4) with 13 points and Calvin Betts had 12.
Miami got the win despite poor shooting. The RedHawks shot just 37 percent from the field, including 1-for-12 (8 percent) from behind the 3-point line.
Buffalo shot just 35 percent from the field.