OXFORD, Ohio -- Loudon Love scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Wright State beat Miami (OH) 88-81 on Saturday.
Nike Sibande scored 24 points with nine boards in the season opener for the Redhawks, who closed to 82-79 on Isaiah Coleman-Lands' 3-pointer with 44 seconds left before the Raiders finished on a 6-2 run. Reserve Mekhi Lairy added 21 points with three 3-pointers and Dalonte Brown scored 14 points.
Wright State plays at Tennessee Tech on Tuesday and the Redhawks play at Purdue-Fort Wayne on Wednesday.
Roberts scores 16 to lead Niagara past Rider 70-68
Marcus Hammond had 15 points and seven assists and hit the game-winning jumper at the buzzer as Niagara narrowly beat Rider 70-68 on Friday night.
Winston sets record, No. 15 Spartans top Wisconsin 67-55
Cassius Winston had six points and four assists to give him the Big Ten record for career assists as No. 15 Michigan State beat Wisconsin 67-55 Friday night.
Mississippi State's Ben Howland fined $25K for remarks on officiating talk
Mississippi State coach Ben Howland has received a $25,000 fine and a reprimand from the Southeastern Conference for discussing a conversation he had with the league office about the officiating in a loss to LSU last week.