Ohio Women Wipe Western Michigan

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Carter Eckl
Jerod Scheetz

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Updated Sun, Jan 12, 2014 10:34 pm
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The Bobcats didn’t let their size disadvantage play a part Sunday afternoon as they coasted to a 70-53 victory over the Western Michigan Broncos.

Ohio dominated the Broncos in a lot of statistics that don’t usually get a lot of credit. The ‘Cats outscored the Broncos 30-20 in points in the paint. They also outscored the Broncos 17-5 in points off turnovers.

The ‘Cats received major scorig contributions from Quiera Lampkins, with 19 points, and Kiyanna Black, who put up 29 points of her own. But they were not the only contributors, as Hannah Boesinger and Lexie Baldwin each hit double digits in rebounds. Boesinger led the team with 13 total rebounds, five of which were on the offensive glass.

The ‘Cats had 10 steals and forced 17 turnovers on their way to beating the Broncos. The ‘Cats also held the Broncos two leading scorers in Marquisha Harris and Miracle Woods to just 15 point combined.

Neither team could get much going offensively, as the two teams combined to shoot just 8-of-41 from behind the arc.

The Bobcats only trailed once throughout the entire game when Western Michigan led 3-0 after the first basket of the game.

With the victory the ‘Cats surpass their season win total from last year (6) and improve to .500 on the season (7-7, 2-1). The Broncos’ loss drops them to 6-8 (2-1). The Bobcats travel to Kent on Wednesday, Jan. 15 to take on the Kent State Golden Eagles (3-10, 0-2).

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Logan Riely
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