ATHENS, Ohio -- — Ohio went on a 40-0 scoring run, spanning halftime, to set a NCAA record for a game involving two Division I men's basketball teams, and the Bobcats beat Cleveland State 101-46 on Sunday.
Lunden McDay closed the first half with a 3-pointer as Ohio scored the final five points for a 51-25 lead. Ohio then opened the second half by scoring the first 35 points — with 3-pointers from four different players.
Cleveland State missed 17 straight shots during the run. The Vikings ended their scoring drought on a free throw with 8:03 left, and didn't make its first field goal of the second half until the 5:10 mark.
According to the NCAA record book, Oklahoma scored 39-straight points in a first-half run against Weber State on December 22, 2014.
McDay scored 20 points and Dwight Wilson III had 18 points and 14 rebounds for Ohio (3-1). Jason Preston, named the MAC player of the week, had 12 points, on 5-of-6 shooting, seven rebounds and eight assists.
Deante Johnson had nine points and six rebounds for Cleveland State (0-2).
The Vikings went 0 for 12 from 3-point range in the second half and shot 12% (3 for 25). For the game, they were 3 of 23 from distance and shot 23%. Meanwhile, the Bobcats shot 59% from the field (35-59).
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