Kellogg leads Ohio romp

Published 11:24 pm Saturday, November 23, 2013

ATHENS (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 half. 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.

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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.