CIRCLEVILLE, OH - The OCU Trailblazers hit the century mark on Friday night, knocking off Johnson University by a score of 100-45. The win keeps the top ranked Trailblazers undefeated in Mid-East region play. OCU also extends their NCCAA winning streak to 29 games.
After leading 22-15 at the 10:55 mark, the Trailblazers blitzed Johnson with a 25-6 run to close the first half. Fueld by that run, Ohio Christian took a commanding 47-21 lead heading into halftime.
OCU did not miss a beat in the second half either as the Blazers used a 28-6 run to start the half. With 12:23 remaining, the Blazers had the game in hand, leading 75-27. Ohio Christian went on to win 100-45.
Wesley Russell had 19 points, 13 rebounds, and 9 assists to lead the Trailblazers to their 29th straight win against an NCCAA Division II opponent. Evin Bartlett and JJ Smith each tossed in 16 points in the win. Ernie McCoy chipped in with 12 points while Kris Carius and Christian Mathias each added 8 points.
OCU is back in action next weekend as they head to Knoxville, Tennessee to take on Johnson University and Crown College.