NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Dalonte Brown scored a career-high 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, to help Miami (Ohio) beat North Dakota State 89-78 on Friday in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase.
Nike Sibande hit three 3s and finished with 19 points and Darrian Ringo had 10 points and seven assists for Miami (2-1).
Sibande hit two 3-pointers and converted a 3-point play during a 22-6 run early in the second half that gave the RedHawks a 66-54 lead and North Dakota State (1-2) trailed the rest of the way. Tyson Ward scored six points during a 15-6 spurt that trimmed the deficit to five with 1:56 left but Jalen Adaway answered with a 3-pointer and the Bison got no closer.
Vinnie Shahid led NDSU with 15 points and Tyree Eady scored 12.