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Miami (Ohio) defeats Central Michigan 70-61

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Allen Roberts scored 19 points to lead Miami (Ohio) to a 70-61 win over Central Michigan Saturday night.

The Redhawks (8-12, 3-5 Mid-American) went ahead to stay at 51-48 on Roberts' 3-pointer with 7:18 to play. Central Michigan stayed close and it was 59-57 when Roberts scored with 1:52 remaining. Miami was 8 for 8 at the free-throw line in the final minute.

Will Felder scored 11 points and Will Sullivan scored 10 for Miami, which has won four in a row in the series and 13 of the last 14 against the Chippewas.

Kyle Randall led the Chippewas (9-12, 2-6) with 20 points. Blake Hibbitts had 12 points for Central Michigan, which has lost four in a row.

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