ALLIANCE — Isaiah Roux scored 26 points and dished out five assists for Ohio Northern University as the Polar Bears upset Ohio Athletic Conference-leader Mount Union 90-85 in men’s basketball action Saturday.
Branden Rushton (18 points), Jared Horstman (14), Dominique Royal (13) and Jordan Martin (12) also scored in double figures for Ohio Northern (14-9, 10-6 OAC), which shot 29 of 56 (52 percent) from the floor and 24 of 29 (83 percent) from the free-throw line.
Mount Union (19-4, 14-2 OAC) was 28 of 59 (48 percent) from the floor and 18 of 26 (69 percent) from the foul line.
Jarrett Ruffin had a double-double, 18 points and 10 rebounds, to lead the Purple Raiders.
Yoder leads ONU women to win
ADA — Ohio Northern’s women’s basketball team used a 35-25 second-half advantage to defeat Mount Union 60-50 in Ohio Athletic Conference action on Saturday.
Cenzie Yoder had a solid game for Ohio Northern (19-4, 12-4 OAC), leading the Polar Bears with 16 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals. Jordan Kimes also scored in double figures with 15 points and swatted a game-high five blocks.
Aly Daniel’s 10 points and seven rebounds led Mount Union (11-12, 5-11 OAC).