ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - DeVaughn Washington tied his season high with 20 points as Ohio cruised to a 79-65 win over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night, ending a three-game skid.
The Bobcats (9-11, 2-4 Mid-American Conference) also snapped a four-game home losing streak while shooting a season-high 54 percent from the field (27 of 50). Ohio also allowed a season-low 23 rebounds while grabbing 36 boards.
The Bobcats shot 52.2 percent in the first half (12 of 23), making 7 of 10 3-pointers, and hit 14 of 18 free throws en route to a 45-29 halftime lead.
Ohio, which led by as many as 28 points in the second half, was outscored 14-2 in the last 3:54 for the final margin.
Nick Kellogg added 15 points for the Bobcats and D.J. Cooper had 12.
Derek Thompson, who scored 13 points, was the lone player in double figures for Eastern Michigan (5-14, 2-4), which shot 44.9 percent (22 of 49).
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