Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 7 p.m. - Ursprung Gymnasium, Berea, Ohio
Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's basketball team will embark on a 3-game road trip on Wednesday with a 7 pm contest at Baldwin Wallace … The Polar Bears are coming off a 75-63 loss to #20 Mount Union on Saturday ... Freshman C.J. Napier scored 18 points and sophomore Brandon Waugh added 11 for ONU ... Thus far this season, Napier leads ONU and is sixth in the OAC in scoring at 16.6 ppg ... He is also third in the OAC in rebounding with a team-best 6.6 rpg ... Freshman Landen Long is second on the team in scoring at 12.5 ppg and leads the team with 33 3-pointers ... His 84.6 (44-of-52) FT% is 4th in the OAC ... Phillips is third on the team in scoring at 10.4 and is second in rebounding at 4.5 ppg ... Sophomore Brandon Waugh leads the team with 52 assists and 31 steals ... His 31 steals rank him 7th in the OAC ... Baldwin Wallace enters Wednesday's game coming off an 83-73 loss at Muskingum on Saturday ... Junior Luke Schaefer scored a career-high 31 points to lead the Yellow Jackets ... Schaefer leads BW in scoring this season at 12.4 ppg ... Michael Quiring is second at 10.9 ppg and Alex Nahra is third at 10.0 ppg ... Nahra leads the OAC with a 66.7 FG shooting percentage ... Drew Sova is second in the OAC in rebounding at 8.6 rpg and in FG% at 59.6 to go with his 8.6 ppg scoring average.
Ohio Northern Probable Starters:
G - #1 Brandon Waugh, So. (9.5 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 27 3FGs, 52 assists, 31 steals)
G - #12 Landen Long, Fr. (12.5 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 33 3FGs)
G - #5 Austin Allemeier, Sr. (7.4 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 39 assists)
F - #21 C.J. Napier, Fr. (16.6 ppg, 6.6 rpg)
F - #33 Thomas Phillips, Jr. (10.4 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 29 3FGs, 18 blocks)
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: ONU leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 67-42 margin ... ONU has won 3 of the last 5 in the series, including an 81-74 win in Ada on 1/15/20 ... ONU is 30-24 against BWU in Berea.
Head Coach Rich Bensman: Bensman is in his fourth season at ONU with a 48-50 record, a winning percentage of .490.