The University of Findlay men's basketball team began their tenure in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) with a dominating 94-71 win over Kentucky Wesleyan College on Nov. 30 in Owensboro, Ky. The victory pushes the Oilers record to 6-2 on the season.
Senior guard Martyce Kimbrough paced the Oilers with a season-high 27 points on 9-of-16 shooting. He hit 4-of-7 attempts from three point range and also chipped in two assists, a steal and a rebound in the win.
Junior guard Trey Smith provided his usual energy off the bench with six points, six assists and three rebounds while freshman forward Brady Wildermuth provided solid minutes with four points and three rebounds in seven minutes of work.
The Oilers shot 47.9 percent (34-of-71) from the floor and canned 10-of-20 (50%) tries from three point range. They also out-rebounded the Panthers by a 44-29 margin and outscored Kentucky Wesleyan 42-30 in the paint.
The Oilers will be back at it again on Saturday when they travel to Nashville, Tenn. for a 5 p.m. game against Trevecca Nazarene.