Scores

Final

Miami (OH) 70

(1-0, 0-0 away)

Weber State 66

(0-1, 0-0 home)

7:15 PM ET, November 12, 2008

Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

1 2 T
M-OH 34 3670
WEB 33 3366

Top Performers

Miami (OH): K. Hayes 24 Pts, 3 Ast

Weber State: K. McCoy 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast

Hayes hits late 3 to lift Miami (Ohio) in 2K Sports Classic

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Kenny Hayes hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds remaining and Miami (Ohio) opened its season by holding off Weber State 70-66 on Wednesday night in the first round of the 2K Sports Classic.

Hayes, whose basket snapped a 66-all tie, finished with 24 points. Tyler Dierkers and Michael Bramos added 13 points each as the RedHawks (1-0) gave coach Charlie Coles his 300th career victory. Miami scored 20 points off Weber State's 21 turnovers.

Kellen McCoy led Weber State (0-1) with 16 points and Kyle Bullinger added 13.

The RedHawks play either No. 4 UCLA or Prairie View on Thursday night with a semifinal berth at New York's Madison Square Garden on the line.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
M-OH
WEB
Points 70 66
FG Made-Attempted 24-54 (.444) 22-41 (.537)
3P Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 9-17 (.529)
FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 13-20 (.650)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 8

2008-09 Season

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