The University of Findlay men's basketball team topped the 100-point plateau for the third straight game with a 120-67 victory over Carlow on Jan. 2 in Croy Gymnasium. The Oilers, who have now scored over 100 points in four out of their last five games, improved to 10-3 on the season with the win.
The Oilers shot 60.3 percent (44-of-73) from the floor and made a season-high 17-of-28 (60.7%) attempts from behind the three point line. Their 17 made triples is the third-highest total in school history. Findlay Also dished out a school record 33 assists in the game and forced a season-high 25 turnovers, which led to a season-high 18 steals.
The Oilers, who had 13 players score in the game, were led by junior guard Martyce Kimbrough and his 23 points. Kimbrough hit 9-of-14 shot attempts from the field and splashed 5-of-7 attempts from long range in the game.
Junior forward Taren Sullivan recorded 17 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals while junior guard Elijah Kahlig made all six of his three point tries en route to 18 points. His perfect 6-of-6 performance from three point land eclipsed the school record of a 5-of-5 showing from Aaron Robinson against Northern Michigan on Dec. 8, 2012 to establish a new school record for most made three pointers without a miss.
Freshman forward Chazz George registered a career-high 12 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists while sophomore forward Katwan Singleton also reached double figures with 11 points in the victory.
Freshman forward Matt Ashley, playing in his first game this season, nearly reached double figures with nine points to go along with six rebounds while junior guard Nick Ruthsatz posted a season-high six assists.
The Oilers will now prepare to host 7th-ranked Saginaw Valley State on Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Croy Gymnasium.
Note: The last time the Oilers scored 100 or more points in four consecutive games came during the 2001-02 campaign. They started that streak with a 100-82 win over Grand Valley State, which was followed by a 137-90 victory against Michigan-Dearborn. They then won 120-70 against St. Mary's before ending the stretch with a 102-54 win against Tiffin.