Western Michigan comes back to beat Miami (Ohio) 69-58
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Austin Richie scored 16 points and Tucker Haymond added 15 as Western Michigan came back to beat Miami (Ohio) 69-58 on Wednesday for its fourth straight win.
Richie made four of Western Michigan’s seven 3-pointers and Haymond hit eight of the Broncos 20 free throws.
David Brown and Drake LaMont scored 10 points apiece as Western Michigan (13-5, 4-1 Mid-American) won back-to-back games on the road. Connar Tava, the only Broncos starter not in double-figure scoring, had nine points and 10 rebounds.
LJ Livingston scored 12 points, Jaryd Eustace had 11 and Eric Washington added 10 for Miami (6-12, 1-4).
Western Michigan trailed 23-21 at the break.
Haymond’s three-point play capped a 10-2 run for a 45-37 lead with 10:49 left. Later, Richie hit a 3-pointer to start an 8-2 spurt for an 11-point lead with 45 seconds left and Haymond made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 37 seconds.