Central Michigan vs Ohio

Ohio 68, Cent. Michigan 42


ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Walter Offutt scored 17 points and Nick Kellogg added 14 as Ohio University dominated Central Michigan 68-42 on Saturday for its sixth straight win.

The Bobcats (19-4, 7-2 Mid-American Conference) matched their win total for all of last season.

Kellogg and D.J. Cooper combined to open the game with three straight 3-pointers, putting Ohio up 9-1 early. The Bobcats pushed that lead to 24-14 after a Cooper free throw.

Cooper, who scored all nine of his points in the first half, hit three free throws at the end of the period to give the Bobcats a 33-20 lead at halftime.

Ohio (7-15, 2-7) pulled away in the second half, taking a 56-33 lead after Kellogg knocked down his fourth 3-pointer off the day.

Oliver Mbaigoto led Central Michigan with 14 but the Chippewas shot just 28.8 percent (15 of 52), including 4 of 23 from deep.

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Central Michigan Chippewas
O. Mbaigoto, F274-84-591414
A. Coimbra, F190-30-02050
T. Zeigler, G364-122-561010
D. Jackson, G284-100-02129
A. McBroom, G272-70-01115
J. Harden160-02-24032
F. Craddock110-30-01110
A. Keel110-60-05000
J. Morris90-10-01110
A. Barnes71-10-02002
Z. Saylor50-00-01000
J. Myrick20-10-00000
N. Jordan10-00-00000
L. Wiest10-00-00000
Totals 15-528-123861742
Ohio Bobcats
I. Baltic, F262-41-25215
W. Offutt, F255-73-452217
J. Smith, F240-21-26011
D. Cooper, G292-94-77709
N. Kellogg, G235-110-022214
R. Keely233-41-40037
R. Johnson172-41-45025
S. Taylor142-92-21307
T. Hall91-20-01013
T. Goard30-10-01000
E. Jacobs30-00-01100
N. Goff20-10-00010
D. McKinley20-10-00000
Totals 22-5513-2542171368
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Kent St.10-722-14142
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
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