ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Maurice Ndour scored 19 of his career-high 27 points in the second half as Ohio rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to beat UNC Asheville 79-70 on Saturday.
UNC Asheville (6-8) was up 43-31 at halftime, but remained scoreless after the break until Andrew Rowsey made a 3 with 14:17 left to play. Ohio's 15-3 run tied the game at 46 with 12:36 to go.
The second half consisted of five lead changes and three ties. The Bulldogs came within three after a Jaron Lane layup with 28 seconds to play. Nick Kellogg made 4 of 4 free throws and Stevie Taylor added two in the final 25 seconds to cap the scoring for Ohio.
Kellogg scored 23 points, including 6-of-6 shooting from the free-throw line for the Bobcats (10-3).
Andrew Rowsey scored 28 points for UNC Asheville and made six 3-pointers.