Hilltoppers hand Miami Middletown first league loss in 3 years.
The OUC men handed Miami Middletown its first league loss since the 2010-2011 season and only its 4th loss in ORCC play in six years. OUC lead through most of the game, including a 40-36 lead at the break. Miami Middletown's first lead was 73-74 late in the game.
Jesson Hill (ZT) made 2 free throws with 7.8 secs to go to put OUC up 83-81.
Desean Benson (Col. Independence) Blocked a 7 foot shot in the middle of the lane as time expired to seal the victory.
OUC had 5 players in double figures lead by Desean Benson with 18 pts and 10 rebs., Blake Warrington (Wellston) had 18 pts., Jesson Hill 17 pts., Casey Shaw (Wash.CH) 14 pts., and Antwaan McDaniel (Col.West) with 12 pts.
OUC finished the ORCC regular season at 7-7 while Miami Middletown finishes at 13-1.
OUC plays first round of State Tourney Sat. 5:00 at Newark vs. OU Lancaster