The University of Findlay men's basketball team suffered an 89-78 loss to Ferris State University on Nov. 16 in Big Rapids, Mich. The loss gives the oilers a 1-2 record on the season.
The Oilers jumped out to a 34-17 lead midway through the first half and were up 42-35 at the break. They then built a 63-45 lead with 12 minutes to play in the game before the Bulldogs took over and took the lead at 70-69 with just under six minutes to play. The Bulldogs then outscored the Oilers 20-8 the rest of the way to pick up the win.
The Bulldogs forced 25 Findlay turnovers and held a 39-34 advantage on the boards in the game. The Oilers meanwhile shot 54.7 percent (29-of-53) from the floor and canned 8-of-19 (42.1%) attempts from three point range in the contest.
The Bulldogs were led by Dorian Aluyi's 19 points.
The Oilers will now prepare to face Northwood University on Nov. 18 at 6pm in Midland, Mich.