ATHENS, Ohio – Reggie Keely scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Ohio to a 72-63 victory over Bowling Green in a Mid-American Conference game on Saturday afternoon.
T.J. Hall and Walter Offutt contributed 12 points each, and C.J. Cooper had 10 points and eight assists for the Bobcats (17-6, 8-1), who are 13-1 at home.
Ohio is 8-1 in MAC games for the first time since the 1984-85 season and has won nine of its past 10 games.
A'uston Calhoun had 19 points and eight rebounds, Jordan Crawford scored 17 points and Anthony Henderson chipped in eight points and 12 rebounds for the Falcons (9-14, 4-6).
Ohio led 35-34 at halftime and jumped to a 48-37 advantage on a steal and layup by Hall.
Bowling Green never got closer than seven points, and Ohio expanded the lead to 70-55 Cooper's free throw with 2:32 remaining.