Men's Basketball: #21 Wooster (3-0 Overall) at Ohio Northern (2-1 Overall)

Men's Basketball: #21 Wooster (3-0 Overall) at Ohio Northern (2-1 Overall)

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 2 pm - ONU Sports center, Ada, Ohio

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Sunday's Game: Ohio Northern will host #21-ranked Wooster on Sunday at the ONU Sports Center ... The Polar Bears are coming off an 84-77 loss at Hope (Mich.) on Tuesday ... ONU got career-highs of 12 points each from junior Caleb Bryan and sophomore Colton Bachman and got 26 points from senior All-American Ryan Bruns in the contest ... The Polar Bears received votes in the annual D3hoops.com national preseason poll ... Through 3 games this season, Bruns leads the team and is third in the OAC in scoring at 26.3 ppg, leads the team and is fifth in the OAC in rebounding at 7.7 rpg and leads the OAC with 8 blocked shots ... Junior Austin Allemeier is second on the team in scoring at 10.7 ppg ... In all, 6 ONU players average 8.3 ppg or more ... Bruns is ONU's all-time career leader in blocked shots with 197 ... He ranks third all-time in ONU history in career field goal percentage at 57.4%, is 17th in made free throws with 278, and is 20th with 1,241 career points ... He was named D3hoops.com and NABC Second-Team All-America, First-Team All-Region, First-Team All-Conference, and was the OAC Player of the Year during the 2017-18 season ... Bryan leads the OAC in FG shooting at 91.7 percent (11-of-12) ... The Fighting Scots boast a perfect 3-0 record and are ranked No. 21 by D3hoops.com ... CW has wins over Muskingum (108-100) and Mount Saint Joseph (84-54) to win its own tournament and at Hanover (Ind.) (57-47) ... Sophomore Dontae Williams lead CW in scoring (16.2 ppg) and is second in rebounding (6.7 rpg) ... Senior Reece Dupler is second on the team in scoring at 14.0 ppg and junior Danyon Hempy is third at 13.7 ppg ... Senior Eric Bulic leads the team in rebounding at 7.3 rpg.

Ohio Northern Probable Starters:

G - #25 Ty Staten, Fr., (5.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 12 Ast)
G - #14 Daniel Unruh, Fr., (8.3 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 9 Ast)
F - #5 Austin Allemeier, Jr., (10.7 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 10 Ast)
F - #13 Daniel Donner, Sr., (9.7 ppg, 6.3 rpg)
C - #21 Ryan Bruns, Sr., (26.3 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 8 Blocks)

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Scoring       Rebounding       3FGs       Assists       Blocked Shots  
1. Bruns 26.3   1. Bruns 7.7   1. Bachman 7   1. Staten 12   1. Bruns 8
2. Allemeier 10.7   2. Donner 6.3   2. Allemeier 2   2. Allemeier 10   2. Donner 1
3. Donner 9.7   3. Allemeier 5.0     Bryan 2   3. Unruh 9        
                  Unruh 2                

All-Time Series: Wooster leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 25-17 margin ... Wooster has won three straight in the series, including a 67-56 win in 2012-13 in Ada ... Ohio Northern's last victory came in December of 2006 with a 91-84 win at Wooster.

ONU head coach Rich Bensman: Bensman is in his third season at ONU with a 37-20 record, a winning percentage of .649.