Ohio got beat up around the backboard as they were out-rebounded 38-24 and Hampton's OR rate was a stunning 48 percent. But 24 Pirates turnovers did them in, plus the Bobcats made their free throws. Wlater Offutt, for example, was 13-for-15 from the stripe and finished with 23 points. DJ Cooper had 12 points and seven assists and Ivo Baltic scored 16.
Ohio stays perfect at 4-0 and will get a semi-tough challenge on Saturday against Richmond.