December 14, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) JT Yoho scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Joe Thomasson added 12 points, and Wright State held off a second half surge by Miami (Ohio) to win 68-59.

Grant Benzinger scored 11 points and Michael Karena 10 for the Raiders (7-4), who have won three straight.

Eric Washington and Geovonie McKnight scored 16 apiece for the Redhawks (2-7) and Will Sullivan added 15.

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.

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