ATHENS, Ohio -- Walter Offutt scored 17 points to lead Ohio University to a 61-53 nonconference victory Saturday over Morgan State.
The Bobcats (5-1) improved to 4-0 at home. Morgan State (0-7) dropped to 0-4 on the road.
Offutt got help from fellow forward Ivo Baltic, who scored 14 points. Nick Kellogg came off the Bobcats bench to score 10 points, including three 3-pointers -- Ohio's only 3-pointers. Kellogg's teammates were 0 for 16 from beyond the arc. D.J. Cooper was 0 for 5 on 3s, but had seven assists.
Morgan State shot even worse on 3-point attempts. The Bears were 1 of 15 from 3-point range, and they hit 14 of 23 foul shots to Ohio's 20 of 28. Both teams shot below 40 percent.