OUE nips Muskie JVs in OT

The Ohio University Eastern Panthers ran their record to 13-3 with an 89-88 Thursday night overtime victory over the Muskingum University Junior Varsity.

Coach Donnie Madzia’s Green and White held a 41-33 halftime advantage and held a ten- point lead with just under five minutes to play before the Muskies made a furious comeback to get the game to overtime.

Devin Ward, a Bellaire High product, lead the Panthers with 21 points and scored the winning goal with seven seconds to play. Eastern’s Jordan Barbina finished with a strong game, scoring 20 points and D’Aundrea Anderson added 18, while Nick Schuetz contributed 14.

The Panthers are home this weekend playing OSU Mansfield on Saturday and Wright State Lake on Sunday.