Odum, Indiana State beat Miami 57-55 in OT

Odum, Indiana State beat Miami 57-55 in OT
December 25, 2012, 10:18 pm
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Miami forward Kenny Kadji (35) shoots over Indiana State guard Dawon Cummings (12) as forward Manny Arop, bottom left, watches in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)


HONOLULU (AP) Jake Odum banked in a 15-footer with eight-tenths of a second left in overtime to rally Indiana State to a 57-55 win over Miami Tuesday in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic.

Manny Arop and R.J. Mahurin scored 13 points apiece for the Sycamores (7-4), who trailed by as many as nine points and who shot just 27 percent from the field.

Arop made two free throws to tie it at 55 with 1:03 left in overtime, and after Miami's Kenny Kadji missed a shot, Indiana State got the ball and called timeout with 29.3 seconds left.

Odum received the ensuing inbounds pass and held the ball until 5 seconds remained. He started to his right, pump-faked near the free-throw line and hit what became the game-winning shot.

Kadji led the Hurricanes (8-3) with 13 points.