Thursday, January 31, 2019, 7 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio
Thursday's Game: Ohio Northern will continue the second half of its double round-robin OAC schedule on Thursday night with a 7 pm home contest against Baldwin Wallace ... The game was moved from Wednesday night due to dangerously cold temperatures ... BWC won the first matchup of the season 90-75 in Berea on Jan. 9 ... Senior Daniel Donner had his first career double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds and senior All-American Ryan Bruns scored 32 points to lead Ohio Northern ... BW had four players in double figures in scoring, led by Matthew Dimitrijevs with 18 points ... Through 19 games this season, Bruns leads the Polar Bears and the OAC in scoring, averaging 20.3 ppg ... He also tops the team and the OAC with 42 blocks and is fourth in the OAC with a team-best 8.5 rpg average ... Bruns is ONU's all-time leader in blocked shots with 231 ... He ranks fourth all-time in ONU history in career field goal percentage at 55.3%, is 5th with 1,548 career points, is 7th in made field goals with 586, is 7th in made free throws with 344 and is 13th with 665 career rebounds ... Donner is second on the team and fifth in the OAC in rebounding at 6.4 rpg and leads the team and is third in the OAC in FG shooting percentage at 60.8 while averaging 9.9 ppg ... Junior Austin Allemeier is third on the team in scoring, averaging 9.7 ppg ... The Yellow Jackets enter tonight's game coming off an 100-67 victory over Muskingum on Saturday in Berea ... Senior Jay Battle led BWU with 23 points, sophomore Matthew Dimitrijevs tied a career high with 20 points and junior Michael Quiring tied a career-high with 7 assists ... Battle leads the Yellow Jackets and is third in the OAC in scoring at 17.8 ppg ... Quiring is second on the team in scoring at 10.3 ppg ... Junior Drew Sova leads the OAC with a 61.5 FG pecentage and is third in the league averaging 8.8 rpg.
Ohio Northern Probable Starters:
G - #25 Ty Staten, Fr., (4.2 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 38 Assists)
G - #14 Daniel Unruh, Fr., (6.9 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 41 Assists, 18 Steals)
F - #5 Austin Allemeier, Jr., (9.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 38 3FGs, 55 Assists)
F - #13 Daniel Donner, Sr., (9.9 ppg, 6.4 rpg, .608 FG%)
C - #21 Ryan Bruns, Sr., (20.3 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 42 Blocks, 23 Steals)
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series with Baldwin Wallace by a 66-41 margin ... BWU won the first meeting this season 90-75 on Jan. 9 in Berea ... ONU is 40-27 all-time against BWU in Ada, including a 27-15 record in the ONU Sports Center.
ONU head coach Rich Bensman: Bensman is in his third season at ONU with a 39-34 record, a winning percentage of .534.