Walter Offutt Earns MAC Weekly Honor

Avery Jennings

Updated Mon, Nov 26, 2012 2:29 pm
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Ryan Young
Ohio's Walter Offutt and D.J. Cooper slap hands in the Bobcats' 87-65 rout of Kent State on January 18.

Ohio guard Walter Offutt was named MAC East Co-Men's Basketball Player of the Week Monday. The redshirt senior averaged 19.5 points in two Ohio wins last week.

Offutt led Ohio with 23 points and three steals in a 75-67 win over Hampton Tuesday. He then contributed 16 points to lead the Bobcats again Saturday in a 73-48 win over Richmond.


Offutt is one of five Bobcats averaging double figures, at 11.6 points per game. Through five games he is third on the team in scoring, assists and steals and fourth in rebounds. He has also gotten to the free throw line 26 times, converting on 23 of those 26 attempts.