COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Cougars dropped a conference game at home to the nationally ranked Owens Express on Saturday. The loss takes the Cougars to a 2-3 OCCAC record and a 7-11 overall record.
The Express closed the first half with a 45-27 lead and the largest lead they took was the final score of 100-56. The Cougars struggled from the floor, shooting only 22.7%, compared to Owens' 50%.
Matthew Rhodes (Westerville/Westerville North HS) led the Cougars with 14 points, shooting 4-for-6 at the three point line. Jarel Woolridge (Akron/St. Vincent St. Mary HS) tallied 10 points, five rebounds, two assists, and one steal.
The Cougars are back on the road as they travel to conference rival Cincinnati State for a 7:30 tip on Wednesday.