ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Nick Kellogg made 4 of 6 3-pointers and scored 18 points, to lead Ohio to an 85-57 win over Heidelberg Saturday.
Jon Smith contributed 17 points and pulled down 8 rebounds as Ohio (4-1) struggled in the early going but took control in the second half. Maurice Ndour had 11 rebounds for the Bobcats.
Heidelberg (1-2) had a 24-22 advantage with 6:54 remaining in the first quarter. Kellogg made two free throws to tie the score and made a three-point jump shot the next trip down the court to put the Bobcats out front 27-24. They built that to a 38-29 halftime advantage.
Keith Mackie hit a 3-pointer early in the second period to pull Heidelberg to within three 38-35. Mackie hit another 3-pointer with 16:08 remaining to close the gap to 43-40. A Smith dunk stretched it back to five. The Bobcats gradually extended the lead from that point.