#13 Oilers Break Assist Record, Blast Falcons 98-57
The University of Findlay men's basketball team, ranked 13th in the nation, set a new school record with 30 assists in their 98-57 win over Notre Dame College (Ohio) on Saturday, December 3 in Croy Gymnasium.
The Oilers, who now stand at 6-1 on the season, connected on a season-high 61.8 percent (42-of-68) of their shots from the field and also out-rebounded the Falcons by a 40-20 margin.
Findlay also drained 10-of-25 (40%) shots from three point range and came up with 13 steals in the lopsided victory.
Kahlig added a game-high eight rebounds while Heagen had seven boards and two assists off the bench.
Sophomore guard Sean Samsel came off the bench to contribute eight points, a career-high five assists and four steals while sophomore forward Mark Frilling stuffed the stat sheet with eight points, a career-high seven rebounds and a career-high four assists.
Phil Biggs led Notre Dame with 14 points.
The Oilers will face Hillsdale College in their next game, scheduled to take place on Thursday, December 8. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 pm in Hillsdale, Michigan.
Note: The previous record for assists in a game was 28, set twice. The Oilers accomplished the feat against Rio Grande (12/22/2007) and Lake Erie (11/27/2006).