Ohio 71, Elon 59
Armon Bassett scored 20 points and posted career highs with
eight rebounds and seven assists, leading Ohio to a 71-59 win over
Elon on Tuesday night.
Freshman point guard D.J. Cooper added 15 for the Bobcats (8-4),
and has scored in double figures in nine of the 12 games in his
collegiate career. Tommy Freeman and Jay Kinney also chipped in 10
Reggie Keely grabbed a career-high eight rebounds for Ohio.
Bassett also set a career best by hitting five 3-pointers for
the Bobcats, who finished 11-for-27 from long range (40.7
The Phoenix (3-9) were 5-for-23 from beyond the arc (21.7
The Bobcats trailed by one point at halftime, but used a 7-2 run
out of the locker room to take their first lead of the second half.
Ohio’s 14-4 run midway through the second sealed the game.
Drew Spradlin led Elon with 20 points.