Clayton scores 23 as Ohio Men’s Basketball downs Northern Illinois 78-66

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — AJ Clayton’s 23 points helped Ohio Men’s Basketball defeat Northern Illinois 78-66 on Saturday.

Clayton added three blocks for the Bobcats (7-7, 1-1 Mid-American Conference). Jaylin Hunter scored 20 points while going 5 of 8 and 8 of 8 from the free throw line, and added eight rebounds and six assists. Elmore James shot 4 for 8, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with 11 points, while adding seven rebounds.

AJ Clayton, number 23, of Ohio University, tries to make it to the basket as he is being blocked
AJ Clayton tries to make it to the basket as he is being blocked [Charlie Nick | WOUB]
Xavier Amos led the way for the Huskies (6-8, 0-2) with 22 points and seven rebounds. David Coit added 17 points for Northern Illinois. Philmon Gebrewhit also had 14 points.

Ohio Men’s Basketball is back in action Tuesday on the road against Bowling Green.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.