Recap - Miami Defeats Georgia Southern 81-80
|Recap - Miami Defeats Georgia Southern 81-80|
Miami earned an 81-80 victory over Georgia Southern on Monday, getting 18 points from Donnavan Kirk at BankUnited Center.
Miami won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 15.5-point spread.
Miami got 15 points from Rion Brown and another 12 points from Manu Lecomte. Rion Brown contributed 4 assists, while Donnavan Kirk cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Georgia Southern got a 27-point performance from Jelani Hewitt, who was supported by 20 points from Tre Bussey. Jelani Hewitt had 5 assists in a losing cause for Georgia Southern, while Marvin Baynham grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 35-32 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 36 boards, while Georgia Southern only had 32.