Scores

Final

Bucknell 67

(3-10, 0-7 away)

Ohio 85

(7-6, 5-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, January 3, 2009

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    BUCK 31 3667
    OHIO 37 4885

    Top Performers

    Bucknell: J. Castleberry 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Ohio: J. Tillman 28 Pts, 15 Reb, 3 Ast

    Ohio 85, Bucknell 67

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Jerome Tillman scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Ohio past Bucknell 85-67 on Saturday.

    Steven Coleman added 17 points, Justin Orr had 10 and Michael Allen chipped in with nine assists for the Bobcats (7-6), who had season highs in points, rebounds (41), assists (21), 3-point field goals (10) and field goals (31).

    Justin Castleberry led Bucknell (3-10) with 17 points, followed by G.W. Boon with 12 and Bryan Cohen with 10.

    Tillman's layup at the 11:07 mark of the first half gave Ohio the lead for good, starting a 7-0 run that also included a 3-pointer from Coleman and a jumper by Kenneth Van Kempen.

    Ahead 37-31 at the half, the Bobcats scored 12 of the first 15 points in the second half and led by as many as 20 points.

    Tillman hit 10-of-16 shots from the field and all eight free throws.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUCK
    OHIO
    Points 67 85
    FG Made-Attempted 23-63 (.365) 31-65 (.477)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 10-22 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 20

    2008-09 Season

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