Recap: Ohio vs. Evansville
Athens, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Nick Kellogg scored 13 points as the Ohio University Bobcats routed the Evansville Purple Aces, 81-59, in a non- conference matchup at the Convocation Center.
Javarez Willis and Ricardo Johnson each scored 12 points apiece for the Bobcats (6-1). Travis Wilkins chipped in 10 points while Maurice Ndour and Jon Smith paced the team with six boards apiece.
The Purple Aces (5-2) were led by Egidijus Mockevicius' game-high 19 points and nine rebounds. D.J. Balentine added 15 points.
The Bobcats shot a solid 45.9 percent from the field in the first period which gave them a 42-26 lead at the break. Evansville was only able to make 36 percent of its field goal attempts and went a meager 2-of-8 from beyond the arc.
The second half didn't get much better for the Purple Aces as they continued to struggle. They shot 39.3 percent from the floor while making 1-of-6 from 3- point range. Ohio drained 60 percent of its 3-point shot attempts in the frame.
The Bobcats got a good effort off their bench as they outscored Evansville's reserves, 35-14.Game Notes