Miami (Ohio) Defeats Southern Illinois 67-65 - Recap

Geovonie McKnight scored 14 points leading Miami (Ohio) to a 67-65 victory over Southern Illinois at Millett Hall on Sunday.

Miami (Ohio) did not, however, defeat Southern Illinois against the spread, which closed at 2.5 at most sportsbooks.

Miami (Ohio) got 14 points from Willie Moore and another 10 points from Jaryd Eustace. Willie Moore contributed 5 assists, while Will Felder cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Southern Illinois got 27 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jalen Pendleton. Marcus Fillyaw contributed 4 assists for them, while Desmar Jackson had 9 rebounds.

Miami (Ohio) led at halftime, 34-29.

Southern Illinois had a 34-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.