Scores

Final

Oakland 61

(3-7, 1-7 away)

Ohio 78

(7-2, 7-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 8, 2012

Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

1 2 T
OAK 29 3261
OHIO 39 3978

Top Performers

Oakland: T. Bader 29 Pts, 5 Reb

Ohio: D. Cooper 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 13 Ast

Ohio 78, Oakland 61

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ohio -- 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 team.

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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
OAK
OHIO
Points 61 78
FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 31-61 (.508)
3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 8-28 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 8-9 (.889)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 19

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