Portland vs Ohio

Ohio 81, Portland 52

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - D.J. Cooper scored 18 points and Nick Kellogg added 18 points off the bench to help Ohio pull away in the second half and beat Portland 81-52 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Ohio and Portland played to a 33-33 tie at halftime, but Ohio outscored the Pilots 48-19 in the second half.

The Pilots shot just 25.9 percent (7 for 27) in the second half, while Ohio shot 61.5 percent (16 for 26).

Ivo Baltic and Reggie Keely also scored in double digits for Ohio, with 10 points and 13 points, respectively.

Jon Smith added eight rebounds and four blocks for the Bobcats, while Cooper also had six assists and five rebounds.

Ohio took its first lead 33 seconds into the second half and used a 21-6 run in the first 7:07 of the period to run away with the game.

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Portland (0-1)331952
Ohio (1-0) «334881

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Portland Pilots
R. Nicholas, F337-141-2110216
T. van der Mars, C283-31-15137
K. Bailey, G292-84-71429
T. Riley, G262-71-22337
D. Carr, G211-60-00212
D. Rodgers190-54-64314
R. Barker122-30-24024
B. Pressley120-02-22012
O. Reinfelds90-11-21001
J. Bailey70-10-01030
K. Thieleke60-10-01020
Totals 17-4914-2438132052
 34.7%58.3% 
Ohio Bobcats
I. Baltic, F265-140-042210
J. Smith, F211-10-08032
D. Cooper, G317-131-356018
N. Kellogg, G254-56-732218
W. Offutt, G191-52-22144
R. Johnson193-50-02146
R. Keely175-73-450313
T. Hall161-30-02022
T. Wilkins151-11-20014
S. Taylor81-40-00202
N. Goff20-02-20102
D. McKinley20-00-00000
Totals 29-5815-2034152181
 50%75% 
West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Gonzaga0-04-065
San Diego0-04-0130
St. Marys0-05-140
LMU0-03-1159
San Fran.0-03-1322
BYU0-03-2197
Portland0-02-2125
Pepperdine0-02-3327
Pacific0-01-386
Santa Clara0-01-4261

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron0-02-0121
Bowling Green0-03-1118
Kent St.0-03-1342
Buffalo0-03-289
Miami (Ohio)0-03-2191
Ohio0-02-2237
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan0-04-0175
C. Michigan0-03-1243
Toledo0-03-115
N. Illinois0-02-2313
W. Michigan0-02-3302
Ball St.0-01-4300
 
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