Miami led 5-2 on a layup by Washington, but Benzinger hit three 3-pointers in a 15-2 run and Wright State led 17-7. The Raiders pulled away on a 7-2 run and led 30-16 at halftime. Benzinger scored 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting and Wright State outshot the Redhawks 59.1 percent to 27.3 percent.
Miami clawed back in the second half and pulled to within four, 63-59, after a jumper by McKnight with 25 seconds left. Yoho scored two of five Wright State free throws in the final 22 seconds to seal the win.