Miami (Ohio) holds off Northern Illinois 74-69

2/6/10 in NCAABB

DeKALB, Ill. -- Kenny Hayes had 22 points and Julian Mavunga added 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Miami (Ohio) to a 74-69 victory at Northern Illinois on Saturday.

Nick Winbush had 17 points and Antonio Ballard 12 for the RedHawks (10-13, 7-3 MAC).

Darian Anderson had 16 points and Xavier Silas 13 for Northern Illinois (8-14, 4-6).

Miami shot a season-high 63.2 percent (12 of 19) from 3-point range and held off the Huskies after they rallied to tie the game at 57-57 with seven minutes remaining. Northern Illinois trailed by 18 points at halftime.

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