COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Dominican's men's basketball team dropped a Great Midwest Athletic Conference contest with No. 8 Findlay by a final score of 89-63 Thursday night at Alumni Hall.
In the first half, Findlay led 14-9 before the Panthers went on a 7-2 run knotted the game at 16 apiece with 12:02 remaining in the first half. ODU would trail 20-16 but a 7-0 run capped by a Matt King (Mason, Ohio) three gave ODU a 23-20 lead with 7:42 remaining in the half.
A Michael Scott (Hebron, Kentucky) would give the Panthers a 29-26 lead with 5:31 remaining in the half but a scoreless drought of over eight minutes eliminated the chances of the upset as Findlay would take a 20-point lead at 49-29 and would not look back.
Trey Smith led the way for the Oilers scoring 27 points while Aaron Overhiser had 18.
The Panthers shot 43.6% (24-for-55) from the floor while Findlay was 52% including 64% in the second half.
ODU hosts Hillsdale on senior day, Saturday, February 23 with tip set for 3 p.m. at Alumni Hall.