The Miami Hurricanes beat the Missouri State Bears 81-72 in the second round of the NIT, ending the Bears season at 26-9.

Adam Leonard finished with 26 points on 9 of 11 shooting, including 7 of 8 three pointers. The Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year, Kyle Weems added 18. The Bears shot just 38% from the field for the game.

Miami shot 50% and had three players in double figures.