OXFORD — The Miami RedHawks are giving thanks that their football nightmare is over.
Miami finished its winless season Friday with a 55-14 crushing at Ball State, switching the focus to the search for a new coach willing to take over the wreckage of an 0-12 team.
Athletic Director David Sayler said he would move quickly.
Sayler fired coach Don Treadwell after the RedHawks started 0-5. That came after two 4-8 seasons under the former Miami wide receiver.
Former RedHawks quarterback Mike Bath took over for Treadwell but was unable to pull out a single win.
Ball State quarterback Keith Wenning put the RedHawks out of their misery quickly, passing for 445 yards and six touchdowns.
Ball State (10-2; 7-1 MAC) rolled up 585 total yards of offense and blew out to a 35-0 halftime lead.
Miami (0-12; 0-8 MAC) got a 58-yard touchdown strike from sophomore Drew Kummer (LaSalle) to junior wide receiver Dawan Scott, marking the RedHawks’ longest play of the season.
The RedHawks also got a 3-yard scoring plunge from freshman QB Austin Gearing (Fenwick).
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Nick Kellogg had 20 points, including a key late three-point play, as Ohio defeated Miami (Ohio) 63-55 in a second-round game at the…
Willie Moore scored 17 points and eighth-seeded Miami (Ohio) held off ninth-seeded Kent State in the opening round of the Mid-American…
Willie Moore and Will Felder scored 11 points apiece as Miami (Ohio) built a big lead and held on at the end to drop Bowling Green…
Austin Richie and Shayne Whittington combined for 38 points as Western Michigan easily defeated Miami (Ohio) 68-57 Saturday.
Nick Kellogg pumped in 27 points and Travis Wilkins added 23, both career highs, to lead Ohio to an 82-75 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
Will Felder, who had 17 points and 15 rebounds, hit a go-ahead jumper with 25 seconds left to lift Miami (Ohio) past Eastern Michigan…
Senior forward Will Felder led three RedHawks in double figures with 19 points as the Miami University men’s…
David Brown had 25 points and made the game-winning free throw for Western Michigan's 78-77 victory in overtime Saturday at Miami of Ohio.
Will Sullivan scored 17 points, including the last four points of the game, as Miami (Ohio) held off Central Michigan 77-70 in the…
Chaz Williams had 18 points and eight assists, leading No. 23 Massachusetts to a 73-65 victory over Miami of Ohio on Saturday night.