Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 3 pm, ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio
Wednesday's Preview: Ohio Northern returns home after a 2-week absence to host Baldwin Wallace in an OAC matchup at the ONU Sports Center ... ONU is looking to snap a 4-game losing streak ... But the Polar Bears have been close, losing their last three games by 6 points or less ... ONU is coming off an 86-81 loss at Wilmington on Wednesday ... The Polar Bear offense was led by junior Konnor Baker with a team-high 20 points ... Junior Aron Thress added 19 points and a game-high eight rebounds, while junior Joey Hurless added 14 points and a game-high six assists ... Through 14 games this season, Thress leads the team and is fifth in the OAC in scoring at 15.1 ppg ... Junior Devon Allen is second in scoring at 13.2 ppg and leads the OAC with 44 made 3-pointers ... Baker is third on the team in scoring at 10.9 ppg ... Freshman Ryan Bruns is fourth in scoring at 10.2 ppg and leads the OAC and all freshman nationally in blocked shots with 31 ... Hurless leads the nation in assists with 127, a full 23 more than his closest competitor ... Baldwin Wallace is coming off an 80-76 victory over Heidelberg on Wednesday ... Cam Kuhn scored 22 points, Jake Fetherolf had 10 points and seven rebounds and Mike Kaminski scored nine points and had a game and career-high 11 rebounds ... The Yellow Jackets are led in scoring by Cameron Kuhn, who leads the OAC at 23.4 ppg ... Jake Fetherolf is second in scoring at 10.1 ppg ... He leads the OAC in rebounding at 10.3 rpg and is second with 22 blocked shots.
Ohio Northern Probable Starters (2015-16 stats):
G - #12 Devon Allen, Jr. (13.2 ppg, 44 3FG)
G - #1 Joey Hurless, Jr. (7.9 ppg, 9.1 apg)
F - #14 Konnor Baker, Jr. (10.9 ppg, 6.1 rpg)
C - #40 Aron Thress, Jr. (15.1 ppg, 6.0 rpg)
F - #33 Travis Feitshans, Jr. (9.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg)
ONU Statistical Leaders
All-Time Series: ONU leads the all-time series by a 61-27 margin ... The two teams split last season's games, with both teams winning at home ... ONU won 84-76 in Ada and BW won 83-62 in Berea.
ONU head coach Kevin Byrne: Byrne in his fourth season at ONU and with a 46-47 record, a winning percentage of .495.