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Willis has career-high 34, Ndour 27; Ohio rolls over Miami (Ohio) 95-65


ATHENS, Ohio — Javarez Willis made 10 of 15 from long range for a career-high 34 points and Maurice Daly Ndour had 27 points and 11 rebounds as Ohio rolled over Miami (Ohio) 95-65 to stop a seven-game losing streak in Mid-American Conference action on Friday night.

Willis was 12 of 20 from the floor and had six assists for Ohio (10-19, 5-13). Ndour nailed 5 of 7 from long range and had six blocks.

Miami (13-18, 8-10) remains in fifth place in the conference east standings with Ohio in sixth.

Ohio jumped out to an early lead and held a dominating 53-30 advantage at the break. Miami closed to 70-53 midway of the second half. Ndour made a three-point play to start an 11-0 run. The Redhawks failed to respond and Ohio coasted to the win.

Will Sullivan was 5 of 8 from long range to finish with 19 points for Miami.

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