OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - D.J. Cooper tallied 17 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to lead Ohio past Miami (Ohio) 74-62 Wednesday for its best start in Mid-American Conference play since the 1998-99 season.
Nick Kellogg hit five 3s en route to 15 points and Ivo Baltic posted 13 points and 12 rebounds to become the 34th Ohio player to score 1,000 career points.
The Bobcats have won six straight games and improved to 8-1 this season when Kellogg scores at least 10 points. Miami (Ohio) led the first 6 minutes but Cooper, Kellogg and Travis Wilkins hit consecutive treys to give Ohio (14-5, 5-0) the lead for good, 18-12.
Ohio, who leads the nation in assists per game (19.4), dished out 21 in the win and shot over 50 percent (26 of 50) from the field for the third straight game. Will Felder led Miami (7-10, 2-3) with 19 points and 10 boards.
MST: The cars lining up to compete in this weekend’s Monaco GP and Indy 500 may appear the same. However, even the smallest Formula One teams run on budgets around five times those of their leading IndyCar counterparts.
Mario Isola, the Pirelli racing manager, breaks down the four factors used in deciding which tires will be used for each race: tarmac roughness, circuit layout, weather conditions and past experience. Based on those factors, soft and supersoft tires will be used in Monaco. (NBC Sports)