Miami missed five of its final 11 free throws and lost a close one to the Western Michigan Broncos, 64-60, Tuesday at Millett Hall.
“I think it’s going to be two teams that are hungry for a win," Miami head coach Jack Owens said.
“It couldn’t be real. I still don’t believe it," Mekhi Lairy said.
Will Bolton still can’t believe his time with Miami's club soccer team is over.
“Obviously, it’s not a happy mood in the locker room,” freshman guard Dae Dae Grant said. “We’re not happy at all with the outcome.”
Nike Sibande stepped up and helped Miami win a wild game for its first MAC victory of the season.
The RedHawks lose to Louisiana in the LendingTree Bowl.
The 2020 LendingTree Bowl will kick off Monday night at 7:30 p.m. EST inside Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
The RedHawks dominated Wilberforce Monday at Millett Hall.
The RedHawks rode hot second-half shooting for a 71-55 victory over Bradley Saturday at Millett Hall.
For the first time since 2010, the Miami RedHawks won the Mid-American Conference Championship last Saturday — though their journey was anything but straightforward. It featured blowout losses, “knock-down, drag-out fights,” underdog moments, surprises and growth. These four storylines defined Miami’s 2019 season.
Miami learned its bowl-game opponent and destination Sunday.