Miami falls on road at Ohio

Miami guard Mekhi Lairy is covered by Wright State center Loudon Love during a mens basketball game at the Nutter Center in Fairborn Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. E.L. Hubbard/CONTRIBUTED
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Miami guard Mekhi Lairy is covered by Wright State center Loudon Love during a mens basketball game at the Nutter Center in Fairborn Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. E.L. Hubbard/CONTRIBUTED

ATHENS, Ohio — Ben Roderick had 20 points as Ohio topped Miami 78-61 on Tuesday night.

Ben Vander Plas had 15 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Ohio (7-5, 3-3 Mid-American Conference). Jason Preston added 10 points, eight assists and six rebounds. Mark Sears had seven rebounds.

Dalonte Brown had 16 points for the RedHawks (4-4, 1-2). Mekhi Lairy added 15 points. Dae Dae Grant had 12 points.

Miami plays at Western Michigan at noon Saturday.

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