ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Leon Williams scored Ohio's final seven points, including three free throws in the last 42 seconds, to lead the Bobcats past Western Michigan 57-54 on Saturday.
Williams, who totaled 26 points and 15 rebounds, hit a jumper with 3 minutes left to pull the Bobcats (16-7, 7-3 Mid-American Conference) even at 52. Williams then hit a pair of foul shots with 1:19 remaining for the lead before David Kool tied it again with a field goal with 52 seconds left.
Williams was fouled with 42 seconds and hit the first of two free throws. After Kool missed a 3-pointer for the Broncos (13-10, 7-3), Williams came up with the rebound and was fouled with 12 seconds left. He made both shots for a 57-54 lead.
Kool and Andre Ricks then missed 3-pointers in the closing seconds for the Broncos.
Bubba Walther chipped in with 13 points off the bench for Ohio.