Jan. 2, 2008
2007-08 Ohio Basketball
Game Notes at Bucknell
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Sojka Pavilion - Lewisburg, Pa.
-- Bubba Walther led the Bobcats with a career-high seven assists. He had posted six on two occasions before, one against St. Bonaventure (W, 77-58-12/5/07) and again versus Davidson (L, 83-74, 12/21/06)
-- Jerome Tillman had his 15th career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
-- Leon Williams' six turnovers was a career-high.
-- Ohio's 12 steals were the most for the program since posting 13 in the 78-73 overtime win at Western Michigan last season (2/6/07).
-- The Bobcats held a 32-29 edge on the glass, marking the fourth straight game and seventh in the last eight that they have outrebounded their opponents.
-- Ohio's 16 points allowed in the first half were the fewest in a half since yielding just 13 (second half) to Bowling Green in last year's (1/11/07) 67-49 win in the Convo. The last time it allowed fewer in the first half was Jan. 14, 2006 when Central Michigan mustered just seven points in a 76-44 loss to the Bobcats in the Convo. The last time Ohio was held to fewer points in a half was Feb. 16, 2005 when it scored just 15 in a 69-49 loss at home to Akron.
-- The Bobcats' 53 points were the fewest for the program since scoring 51 in a 70-51 loss to Miami in last season's MAC Tournament. The last time they won a game with fewer points was also the last time they allowed an opponent fewer points: Mar. 1, 2007 (52-45 W over Miami).
-- Bucknell's 11 total field goals were the fewest for an Ohio opponent in at least eight years.