ATHENS, Ohio -- DeVaughn Washington tied his season high with 20 points as Ohio cruised to a 79-65 win over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night, ending a three-game skid.
The Bobcats (9-11, 2-4 Mid-American Conference) also snapped a four-game home losing streak while shooting a season-high 54 percent from the field (27 of 50). Ohio also allowed a season-low 23 rebounds while grabbing 36 boards.
The Bobcats shot 52.2 percent in the first half (12 of 23), making 7 of 10 3-pointers, and hit 14 of 18 free throws en route to a 45-29 halftime lead.
Ohio, which led by as many as 28 points in the second half, was outscored 14-2 in the last 3:54 for the final margin.
Derek Thompson, who scored 13 points, was the lone player in double figures for Eastern Michigan (5-14, 2-4), which shot 44.9 percent (22 of 49).