Mills scores 14 as Miami (Ohio) slips past Lipscomb, 70-68

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Rod Mills scored 14 points and Miami (Ohio) made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 33 seconds to slip past Lipscomb for a 70-68 win Friday night.

Eli Pepper's free throw with 10:29 left gave Lipscomb (2-3) a 54-49 lead but Miami score 11-straight points, including a 3-pointer by Mills, to open up a 6-point lead.

Brett Wishon hit a 3 to pull the Bisons within 1 with three minutes left. The teams traded 3-pointers before a jumper by Mills and two free throws by Eric Washington made it 67-62 with 21 seconds remaining.

Wishon hit another 3-pointer but Miami (2-1) made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 16 second to seal it.

Josh Williams, who led Lipscomb with 19 points, hit a 3-pointer as time expired. Wishon scored 16.

The Redhawks made 18 of 25 free throws while Lipscomb made 2 of 4.

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