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No. 14 ONU beats Muskingum

No. 14 ONU beats Muskingum

Nationally ranked Ohio Northern raced past the Muskies Saturday afternoon in Ohio Athletic Conference action at the ONU Sports Center, 96-73.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (8-7 overall, 4-4 OAC), Ohio Northern (15-0 overall, 8-0 OAC)
  • Location: Ada, Ohio - ONU Sports Center

Inside the Numbers

  • Three players finished in double figures for the Muskies.
  • Senior Mallory Taylor led the way with a team-high 18 points and five rebounds.
  • Junior Olivia Besancon netted 14 points, while junior Caitlyn Smith recorded 13 points and dished out four assists.
  • Muskingum ended the outing shooting .387 (24-for-62) from the floor.
  • ONU was led by Amy Bullimore with a game-high 21 points and eight rebounds.
  • Jenna Dirksen chipped in 20 points for the Polar Bears.
  • Northern shot .514 from the field.

Game Notes

  • The Muskies used a 7-0 run with 7:02 to play in the second period to capture its largest lead of the contest 35-31.
  • Northern closed out the period on a 14-7 run to claim the 45-42 halftime advantage.
  • The Polar Bears outscored Muskingum 25-16 in the third period to take the 70-58 lead into the final frame.

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action Wednesday, January 18 when they welcome Mount Union to the Anne C. Steele Center. Tip-off is set for 7:30 PM.