The University of Findlay men's basketball team earned a 75-70 win over Saginaw Valley State University on Jan. 7 in Croy Gymnasium. The victory pushes the Oilers record to 7-5 on the season with a 4-3 mark in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play.
In a game that featured nine ties and 11 lead changes, the Oilers shot 51.8 percent (29-of-56) from the field and canned 7-of-15 (46.7%) shot attempts from behind the three point line. They also forced 16 turnovers, blocked a season-high eight shots and held a 38-26 advantage in points in the paint.
The Cardinals, who are now 9-3 on the year with a 6-1 record in GLIAC play, shot 42.6 percent (26-of-61) from the floor in the game. They made 9-of-18 (50%) attempts from three point range and also held a slight 33-32 advantage on the boards.
Sophomore guard Martyce Kimbrough paced the Oilers with 13 points on 5-of-13 shooting.
Freshman forward Alex White only scored two points in the victory, but blocked a career-high six shots.
The Cardinals were led by Garrett Hall, who scored a game-high 15 points.
The Oilers will be back at home on Saturday when they battle Hillsdale College at 3 p.m. in Croy Gymnasium.