There were plenty of reasons to be optimistic when the RedHawks opened practice in October.
Star forward Julian Mavunga was returning for the final season of his outstanding career. A strong supporting cast was in place to provide extra scoring punch and depth. Veteran coach Charlie Coles would surely get the most out his team, and the RedHawks were expected to contend in the rugged...
Julian Mavunga hit two free throws with 3 seconds left as Miami (Ohio) held off a late surge by Kent State for a 62-60 Mid-American Conference victory Tuesday night, snapping a two-game losing streak and splitting the season series.
Mavunga finished with 17 points and eight rebounds and Quinten Rollins had 18 points for the RedHawks (9-17, 5-8), who led by 10 early and 27-22 at...
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February 22, 2012
Julian Mavunga scored 19 points, grabbed 19 rebounds and handed out eight assists to lead Miami (Ohio) to a 62-57 victory over Eastern Michigan in a Mid-American Conference game Wednesday night.
The senior forward sank 8 of 10 free throws in the final 44 seconds of overtime to keep the RedHawks (6-14, 2-6) in the lead down the stretch.
Miami trailed 46-41 with 1:27 remaining in...
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February 01, 2012
The Miami RedHawks captured a 66-61 victory over Belmont Saturday afternoon. Julian Mavunga led the way with a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds. He was one of four players in double figures. Miami improves to 3-5 overall, while the Bruins fall to 7-4.
In a Saturday afternoon affair at Millett Hall, the RedHawks fell to the Raiders in a nail-biter by a score of 51-49. Julian Mavunga led the RedHawks with a double-double of 19 points and 16 rebounds. Miami is now 2-5 overall, while Wright State improves to 4-6.
The RedHawks head to Troy to face the Trojans at 8 p.m. (ET) Saturday, Dec. 3. After scoring his 1,000th point on Tuesday, senior forward Julian Mavunga talks about his basketball journey.
Despite an explosive performance from senior forward Julian Mavunga, the RedHawks fell to the Bearcats on Tuesday night, 56-47.
Julian Mavunga had 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead Miami (Ohio) to a 71-61 victory over Saginaw Valley State on Monday night.
Josh Sewell added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the RedHawks (1-1).
Chris Webb scored 19 points and Michael Fugate 12 and Brett Beland 10 for the Division II Cardinals (1-2).
The RedHawks pounced quickly, scoring 14 straight points after Saginaw Valley...
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November 21, 2011
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) -- Julian Mavunga scored seven of his 17 points in overtime and Miami (Ohio) defeated Dayton 72-67 in its season opener on Tuesday night.
The RedHawks were 4 of 8 from the field in overtime, while the Flyers (1-1) missed all three of their 3-pointers after regulation.
Miami overcame 40.7 percent shooting for the game (24 of 59) by grabbing 11 of its 33 rebounds...
Senior forward Julian Mavunga was selected to the East Division Preseason All-Mid-American Conference Team and the Miami University RedHawks were predicted to finish fourth in the East Division in a poll of a 24-member MAC News Media Panel, the conference office announced Wednesday.