Ohio Defeats Central Michigan 71-67 - Recap
|Ohio Defeats Central Michigan 71-67 - Recap|
Maurice Ndour scored 21 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Ohio on Wednesday, leading them to a 71-67 victory over Central Michigan at Ohio University Convocation Center.
Ohio did not, however, defeat Central Michigan against the spread, which closed at 14 at most sportsbooks.
Nick Kellogg had 15 points for Ohio and Jon Smith chipped in with 10 points. Nick Kellogg had 6 assists for them, while Maurice Ndour was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Central Michigan got 19 points from Chris Fowler in a losing cause and another 15 points from Braylon Rayson. Rayshawn Simmons contributed 3 assists for them, while John Simons had 8 rebounds.
Ohio trailed at halftime, 33-25.
The rebound battle favored Ohio as they grabbed 39 boards, while Central Michigan only had 32.