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McLane’s 23 points paces Miami (OH) over Akron 64-62 in OT

February 24, 2018

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Logan McLane scored 23 points on 9-for-11 shooting and Miami (OH) defeated Akron 64-62 in overtime on Saturday.

Eric Parrish’s 3-point play with 36 seconds left in the extra session reduced the Zips’ deficit to 61-60 before McLane followed with a quick layup. Jimond Ivey made a pair of free throws before Rod Mills Jr. made 1 of 2 foul shots and Miami led 64-62 with 20 seconds left. Ivey missed a 3-point attempt with four seconds to go to end it.

Ivey had back-to-back jumpers earlier and Akron led 57-51 with 3:17 left in regulation, but Isaiah Coleman-Lands converted a 3-point play and followed with a 3 to start a 10-0 run for Miami (15-14, 8-8 Mid-American Conference) which never trailed again. Coleman-Lands finished with 11 points.

Arkon led 51-49 with 13 seconds left in regulation after Daniel Utomi made 1 of 2 fouls shots. Nick Sibande missed a short shot, but Darrian Ringo grabbed the offensive rebound and laid it in as time expired.

Utomi led Akron with 24 points, Parrish had 15, and Ivey scored 11 and tied a career-high 12 rebounds.

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