Jan 14, 2017
Nationally ranked Ohio Northern raced past the Muskies Saturday afternoon in Ohio Athletic Conference action at the ONU Sports Center, 96-73.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.