The 9th-ranked University of Findlay men's basketball team claimed a 75-70 win over Hillsdale College on Feb. 9 in Hillsdale, Mich. The victory, which gives the Oilers sole possession of first place in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC), improves their record to 19-3.
The Oilers, who are now 13-2 in league play, connected on 44.4 percent (20-of-45) of their field goal attempts and made a season-high 31-of-42 attempts from the free throw line in the victory. They also held a 38-22 advantage on the boards, which included ten offensive rebounds.
Senior forward Alex White posted his tenth double-double of the year with 12 points and 11 rebounds to go along with three steals, three assists, and a pair of blocks. The Oilers other big man, junior forward Aaron Overhiser, also had a good game with 11 points and six boards.
The Chargers, who connected on 49.1 percent (27-of-55) of their shot attempts, received a game-high 26 points from Davis Larson.
The Oilers will be back in action again on Feb. 14 when they head to Painesville, Ohio for a 7:30 p.m. contest against Lake Erie College.