Whittington, Ohio handle Bucknell 53-47

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LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP)—Bert Whittington IV scored 20 points and Jerome Tillman added 11, leading Ohio to a 53-47 victory over Bucknell on Wednesday night.

Both teams struggled with their shooting in the first half. Ohio (9-4) shot 6-for-24 from the field, while Bucknell (5-8) made just two of 17 field goal attempts. The Bison were helped by 10-for-12 shooting from the line in the opening half as the teams finished the half tied at 16.

Leon Williams chipped in with 10 points for Ohio, which shot 12-for-21 in the second half and 18-for-45 in the game.

Justin Castleberry’s 11 points paced Bucknell, which shot 9-for-25 in the second half and 11-for-42 (26 percent) overall.

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 Ohio
B. Whittington B. Whittington
7-9,  20 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Bucknell
J. Castleberry J. Castleberry
4-10,  11 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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