Niles holds off Howland in OT

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NILES, Ohio (WYTV) – Niles outlasted Howland 72-69 in overtime Friday night at War Memorial Gymnasium.

Cameron Kane led the Red Dragons with 20 points & 7 rebounds.  Muhammad Salaam added 18 points, including a clutch three-point play in overtime.  He also racked up 4 rebounds and 2 steals.

Corey Hayes added 14 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

Howland was led by Julian Lanier and Victor Williams who scored 15 points apiece.  Lanier also recorded 8 rebounds, while Williams had 5 boards.

Tyler Tamarkin also reached double-figures with 13 in the loss for the Tigers.

Niles improves to 10-8 on the season.  The Red Dragons return to action on Saturday at McDonald.

Howland drops to 5-14, and returns to the floor Tuesday against Poland.

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