Ohio 64, Wright St. 59
Armon Bassett scored 26 points, 20 in the second half, to lead
Ohio University to a 64-59 win over Wright State on Saturday.
A 3-pointer by Bassett, who didn’t start but played 36 minutes,
gave the Bobcats (15-13) a 53-50 lead with 4:07 left. Bassett hit
another 3-pointer to make it 56-52 with 1:32 left after N’Gai Evans
made two free throws for the Raiders (18-10).
A 3-pointer by Vaughn Duggins with 7 seconds left brought Wright
State within three, 62-59, but Bassett hit two free throws with 3
seconds left for the final margin.
Duggins, who finished with 15 points, had 10 in the first half,
which ended with Wright State ahead 25-24 after leading by as many
as eight points.
DeVaughn Washington added 16 points and seven rebounds for the
Bobcats of the Mid-American Conference.
Todd Brown scored 11 points and Cory Cooperwood 10 for the
Raiders of the Horizon League.