Laster, Kirk score 20; Ohio beats Mount St. Mary’s, 96-77
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Mike Laster and Teyvion Kirk each scored 20 points and Ohio cruised past Mount St. Mary’s, 96-77 in a nonconference game Friday night.
The Bobcats won one of three games at the Charleston Classic, losing to Clemson and Dayton before battling back from an 18-point deficit to beat Indiana State in quadruple overtime to take seventh place.
Jordan Dartis drilled a 3-pointer to push the Ohio lead to double digits, 25-13 with 11:17 left in the first half and the Bobcats held a 13-point advantage at intermission.
Both teams shot well from the field. Ohio hit 39 of 71 shots from the field (54.9 percent), including 9 of 24 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Mountaineers hit 50 percent of their shots from the floor (31 of 62) and knocked down 11 of 32 attempts from deep.
Junior Robinson scored 21 points and dished 10 assists for Mount St. Mary’s.