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Final

American U 50

(0-5, 0-5 away)

Ohio 81

(2-0, 2-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 3, 2005

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    AMER 26 2450
    OHIO 42 3981

    Top Performers

    American: B. Billbe 10 Pts, 2 Reb

    Ohio: S. Troutman 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Ohio 81, American 50

    ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Sonny Troutman scored 18 points and Ohio placed four players in double figures in an 81-50 victory over American on Saturday.

    Jeremy Fears had 12 points and six assists for the Bobcats (2-0), who held the Eagles to 39.6 percent shooting.

    Troutman and Mychal Green hit 3-pointers as the Bobcats opened the game with a 12-2 run. Jeff Halbert made a 3 with four seconds left in the first half to give Ohio a 42-26 lead at the break.

    Halbert and Green both scored 11 points for the Bobcats, who finished 12-for-26 from behind the arc.

    Ohio used a 20-4 run in the second half to open up a 73-40 lead with 7:08 left. Fears made a jumper, converted a layup and hit two free throws during the spurt.

    Brayden Billbe and Andre Ingram scored 10 points apiece for the Eagles (0-5).

    The Bobcats shot 48 percent from the field and outrebounded American 42-28.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMER
    OHIO
    Points 50 81
    FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 28-58 (.483)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 12-26 (.462)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 13-25 (.520)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 33

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