Ohio vs. Central Michigan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Ohio vs. Central Michigan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Ohio 82
(18-6, 5-5 away)
Central Michigan 63
(9-15, 6-5 home)
Venue: McGuirk Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Ohio 35 47 82
Central Michigan 31 32 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Ohio W Offutt 17 W Offutt 8 T Wilkins 5
Central Michigan K Randall 28 J Simons 11 C Fowler 7

Ohio won big against Central Michigan 82-63 in MAC action on a night when they scored 30 points from behind the arc. Ohio enjoyed a small 35-31 lead at halftime, but turned it on in the second half to blow Central Michigan out. The Bobcats got the win with a team-high 17 points and eight rebounds from Walter Offutt. Ricardo Johnson also had a solid outing, scoring 11 points and adding three rebounds. Kyle Randall picked up his fifth straight game with 20 points or more for the Chippewas, scoring a game-high 28 points in 37 minutes. For the Chippewas, Kyle Randall finished with a game-high 28 points and three rebounds. Next up for Ohio (18-6, 9-1 MAC) is Kent State (14-10, 5-5 MAC) on Saturday, Feb. 16 at home.

Ohio Game Notes

  • The win over Central Michigan extended the Ohio winning streak to three games.
  • Ohio beat the spread by nine points. That makes the 10th time this season the Bobcats have beaten the spread.
  • The Bobcats have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 82 or more total points.
  • Ohio has won every game this season (6-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.7 percent or better.
  • Ohio has won 93 percent of the time this season (13-1) when opponents record 63 or fewer total points.
  • Ohio has won 91 percent of the time this season (10-1) after holding an opponent to under 40.0 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Ohio has won 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Reggie Keely has 14 points or more and 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Walter Offutt has five field goals made or more.
  • The Bobcats have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Ohio has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Walter Offutt has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding 5 times in 24 games this season.
  • Walter Offutt has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Walter Offutt had a career high with eight defensive rebounds.

Central Michigan Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Chippewas losing streak to seven games.
  • John Simons recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with nine.
  • Kyle Randall tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 18.
  • Kyle Randall accounted for 44.4 percent of the team's points.
  • John Simons accounted for 32.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Kyle Randall has led the team in scoring 19 times in 24 games this season.
  • John Simons has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 24 games this season.
  • This marks the 11th 20-point game of Kyle Randall's career.
  • Kyle Randall has five straight 20+ point games.
  • John Simons recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
OHIO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AWalter Offutt251780200
AJon Smith10540120
ARicardo Johnson211132200
AReggie Keely251463103
BStevie Taylor14711100
BTravis Wilkins12015000
BIvo Baltic19851003
B-T.J. Hall26833002
CD.J Cooper29823004
C-Nick Kellogg16421003
CMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKyle Randall372831103
B+Chris Fowler311037303
CAustin Stewart10610001
CJohn Simons303110104
CBlake Hibbitts29351123
CO. Mbaigoto12320000
CZach Saylor7210010
-Finis Craddock8210001
DD. Richardson Jr.16400104
-S. Krannitz10000000
-Austin Keel7000000

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