OXFORD, Ohio -- Darrian Ringo had 16 points and nine assists and Miami (Ohio) used a late run to power past Akron 68-61 for the RedHawks' first conference win of the season on Saturday.
Akron matched its largest lead of the game when Daniel Utomi's layup made it 43-36 with 13 minutes to go. Miami then went on a 21-2 run to take control, pushing to the largest lead of the game at 57-45 with five minutes to go.
Jimond Ivey scored a layup and a 3-pointer to cut the Zips' deficit to 59-54 with 1:09 to go. The RedHawks (9-9, 1-4 Mid-American Conference) made 7 of 8 free throws and Dalonte Brown's dunk with 30 seconds left helped seal the win.
Bam Bowman added 14 points and 10 rebounds for his second career double-double for Miami.
Montana tops North Dakota 77-70
Sayeed Pridgett and Kendal Manuel scored 20 points apiece as Montana defeated North Dakota 77-70 on Friday night.
Edwards scores 23 to lift Pepperdine past Idaho St. 77-65
Kessler Edwards had a career-high 23 points plus 12 rebounds as Pepperdine defeated Idaho State 77-65 on Friday night.
No. 1 Louisville pulls away from Pittsburgh, 64-46
Jordan Nwora scored 19 points, Malik Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds off the bench, and No. 1 Louisville used a 17-4 second-half run to pull away from Pittsburgh for a 64-46 victory Friday night.