Ohio 78, Oakland 61
Walter Offutt scored 14 points and D.J. Cooper recorded his 18th
career double-double as Ohio overpowered Oakland 78-61 Saturday,
snapping a two-game losing streak.
Nick Kellogg added 12 points while Reggie Keely and D.J. Cooper
chipped in 10 apiece. Cooper also pulled down five boards and
dished out 13 assists for Ohio (7-2), which had 21 assists as a
Ohio held Oakland (3-7) to 38.5 percent (10 of 26) shooting and
scored 16 points off 11 Golden Grizzlies’ turnovers en route to a
39-29 halftime lead. The Bobcats shot 55.2 percent (16 of 29) in
the second half and forced nine more turnovers to seal the win.
Oakland outrebounded Ohio 32-31 but the Bobcats outscored the
Golden Grizzlies 40-20 in the paint.
Travis Bader, Oakland’s leading scorer on the season, scored 29
points but the Golden Grizzlies’ second-leading scorer Duke Mondy
was held to 1-of-5 shooting.