Highlighting classic March matchups in the Battle of the Bricks

Miami 81, Ohio 80

March 8, 1975

Miami Captures 81-80 Win over Ohio

OXFORD, Ohio—In the final game of the 1974-75 season, Miami University topped Ohio University at Millett Hall on March 8, 81-80.

Randy Ayres shot a sizzling 66.7 percent from the floor (12-for-18) on his way to a team high 25 points and added a game-most 13 rebounds to his line. Steve Fields added 20 points, while Rod Dieringer recorded 20 points and a game-high nine assists. Dieringer accounted for nearly 43 percent of Miami’s assists.

Miami carried a 38-29 lead into halftime and was able to hold off the Bobcats, who scored 51 second-half points. The Red and White amassed 51 rebounds and posted a 10-reboud advantage.

Walter Luckett led Ohio with a game-high 33 points, while George Green tallied 20 points and 10 rebounds.


Miami has one remaining home game on its regular-season slate as the RedHawks host rival Ohio at noon on Saturday, March 8 in the 193rd meeting between the teams. It will be a “Battle of the Bricks” doubleheader day at Millett Hall with the Miami University women’s basketball team also hosting Ohio. Game time will be 30 minutes following the conclusion of the men’s game at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Miami Athletics is offering a special “Rivalry Day” ticket price of $8 for the March 8 doubleheader, which gains admission to BOTH games! Miami University faculty and staff receive an additional bonus with ticket pricing at just $5 per ticket. This also is a pre-sale offer and is not available on game day.

Purchase tickets today by calling the Miami Athletics Ticket Office at 513-529-4295 or clicking here.