Tiffin, OH - The University of Findlay men's basketball team went on the road and took down the Tiffin University Dragons on Thursday, Jan. 26 by a score of 75-58. With the win, Findlay is now 15-4 overall and 9-3 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play while Tiffin falls to 8-11 and 4-8 in conference.
Findlay faced an early defecit in the game. Through eight minutes of action, the Oilers were down 20-10 until they rattled off a 24-6 run, making the score 34-26 at the break.
The Oilers extended the lead in the second half, outscoring the Dragons 41-32 and cruising to a 75-58 win.
Findlay hit on 28-of-53 from the floor for 52.8% and made 8-of-21 from behind the arc while holding the Dragons to 40.7% (22-of-54) overall and just 2-of-16 from deep. The Oilers outrebounded the Dragons 34-29.
Senior Tyler Stern-Tucker and junior Martyce Kimbrough led the Oilers with 18 points. Stern-Tucker hit 8-of-12 from the floor and grabbed five rebounds while Kimbrough hit 7-of-12 including 4-of-8 from behind the arc.
Junior Elijah Kahlig reached double-figures with 17 points, 11 of which came in the first half. He hit 5-of-9 and made a trio of shots from deep.
Findlay is back on the court on Saturday, Jan. 28 when they head to Ashland Univeristy to take on the Eagles at 3:00 pm.