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Trailblazers give Fry win in debut

Behind the 3-point shooting of Andrew Stevens, the Ohio University Southern Campus Trailblazers beat the University of Michigan-Dearborn 88-76 to give first-year head coach Ed Fry a win in his debut.

Monday, November 01, 1999

Behind the 3-point shooting of Andrew Stevens, the Ohio University Southern Campus Trailblazers beat the University of Michigan-Dearborn 88-76 to give first-year head coach Ed Fry a win in his debut.

Stevens drained nine baskets from behind the 3-point arc and scored a game-high 32 points to lead the OUSC offense.

Kevin Wells scored 14 points, Momir Gajic had 12 points off the bench, and Danny Johnson got 11 points as four players reached double figures. Point guard C. J. Captain just missed double digits with 9 points.

Nick Locklear scored 22 points and Doug Herriman added 14 for UM-Dearborn.

Stevens scored 14 points the first half, Johnson had 6, and Gajic netted 7 as OUSC took a 40-37 halftime lead.

Stevens continued his hot shooting the second half with 18 points and Wells came to life and scored 12 more. Captain, Johnson, and Gajic combined to score 16 points in the half.

Ohio Southern returns to action Friday at 4 p.m. in the Kentucky Christian College tournament. The next home game is Wednesday, Nov. 10. against NAIA power Georgetown, Ky.

Ohio Southern 88, UM-Dearborn 76

UM-Dearborn (76)

Doug Herriman 3 2 2-2 14, Ian Watts 2 0 1-1 5, Brett Ceriotti 2 0 0-0 4, Matt Schleif 0 1 0-0 3, Dan Birkett 2 1 0-0 7, Nick Locklear 5 4 0-0 22, Brian Spoljarick 0 0-0 0, Mike Sencil 1 0 0-0 2, Nick Carlington 0 0 2-2 2, Robert Davis 4 0 0-0 8, Russ Kacim 3 0 0-0 6, Jason Koch 1 0 1-2 3. Totals: 23 8 6-7 76. Fouls: 23. Fouled out: None.

Ohio Southern (88)

C. J. Captain 2 0 5-5 9, Andrew Stevens 1 9 3-3 32, Danny Johnson 4 0 3-6 11, Maurice Creel 3 0 1-2 7, Kevin Wells 3 0 8-11 14, Derek Combs 0 1 0-0 3, Momir Gajic 2 1 5-6 12, David Johnson 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 11 25-33 88. Fouls: 12. Fouled out: None.

UM-Dearborn 37 39 – 76

Ohio Southern 40 48 – 88

Officials: Ron Dyke, Kevin Anderson, Jack McKinney.