YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Derek Thompson came off the bench to score 23 points and lead Eastern Michigan to a 68-55 victory over Ohio on Saturday.
Eastern Michigan bolted to a 9-0 lead, holding Ohio off the scoreboard until Offutt gave the Bobcats their first points after 10:10 had elapsed.
The Eagles led 27-17 at halftime. Ohio went only 5 of 22 in the first half, finishing with 31 percent accuracy, and never got closer than five in the second half.
The Eagles hit 18 of 36 (50 percent) and sank 8 of 12 3-pointers.