Baltic scores 20, Ohio beats UNC Wilmington

The Associated Press

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Ivo Baltic led four players in double figures with 20 points as Ohio blew out UNC Wilmington 85-47 Friday night in nonconference play.

Walter Offutt added 11 points and seven rebounds, and Nick Kellogg chipped in with 10 points.

Keith Rendleman led the Seahawks with 17 points and seven rebounds.

Ohio (2-0) scored the first 13 points of the game and never looked back. Ohio led at halftime 37-17.

Baltic scored three baskets to open the second half- layup, jump shot and dunk- as UNC Wilmington (1-2) never threatened the Bobcats.

UNC Wilmington (1-2) turned the ball over 24 times compared to 12 for Ohio.

Baltic, D.J. Cooper and Stevie Taylor recorded four steals apiece as Ohio totaled 16 steals.

Cooper added nine points and a game-high 14 assist for the Bobcats.

Reggie Keely scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench for Ohio.

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