Recap - Massachusetts Defeats Ohio 83-71
|Recap - Massachusetts Defeats Ohio 83-71|
Massachusetts earned an 83-71 victory over Ohio on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Maxie Esho at Ohio University Convocation Center.
Massachusetts won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites.
Massachusetts got 14 points from Sampson Carter and another 13 points from Derrick Gordon. Chaz Williams contributed 11 assists, while Maxie Esho cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Ohio got 16 points from Maurice Ndour in a losing cause and another 12 points from Nick Kellogg. Maurice Ndour contributed 4 assists for them, while Jon Smith had 8 rebounds.
Massachusetts led at halftime, 45-34.
The rebound battle favored Massachusetts as they grabbed 36 boards, while Ohio only had 34.