Scott is Hot, in Oakland City Rout

Scott is Hot, in Oakland City Rout

OAKLAND CITY, IN (WFIE) - The Mighty Oaks men’s basketball team hosted the Tigers of Campbellsville University-Somerset, a first year program, in the Johnson Center, looking to even their season record at 3-3. After a strong first half showing, the Oaks found themselves with a 56-19 halftime advantage. The Tigers doubled their efforts in the second period, but OCU was able to hold on for a 102-76 victory.Andrew Scott led all scorers in the contest, going 10-17 from the floor, 5-9 from three point range, and 7-7 from the foul line, on his way to 32 points. Tyler Toopes added 26 counters, while Logan Worthington chipped in with 18 points and 15 rebounds. Scott also had 11 boards, seven assists and six blocked shots, while Toopes came up with 10 boards, five assists and three blocks. Bryant Nalley came off the bench to tally nine counters and six boards, while Jacob Sanford added eight points to the OCU ledger. Hunter Stevens led five Tigers in double-digits, scoring 14 points on 5-9 shooting, including 3-7 from beyond the arc. Daniel Coldiron added 13 points, followed by Titus Ransom, who came up with 11 points and seven rebounds. KeelanKennedy also posted 11 points, while Mykal Hampton chipped in with 10. For the game, OCU shot 33-59 (55.9%) from the field, including 10-25 (40.0%) from beyond the arc. The Tigers made 30-80 (37.5%) of their shot attempts, going 13-37 (35.1%) from long range. The Oaks scored on 26-32 (81.3%) from the charity stripe, compared to 3-11 (27.3%) for the visitors. The Oaks held a 50-34 advantage in rebounding, despite trailing 14-10 on the offensive boards. OCU handed out 28 assists, a dozen more than their opponents, while losing the turnover battle 23-12. The 12 blocked shots by the Oaks was the fourth highest team total in school history. Prior to tip off, senior forward Logan Worthington was presented with a game ball, recognizing his milestone of scoring his 1,000th career point in the blue and white. Andrew Scott moved into fifth place on the all-time OCU scoring list in the game, passing Clint Weddle (2000-04) late in the first half.OCU men’s basketball will return to action on Tuesday, December 10, when they host the Chargers of the University of Alabama-Huntsville, in the Johnson Center. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 pm.

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