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Men’s Basketball: Smith’s free throws lift UF past Walsh

By ANDY WOLF
Staff Writer
Straight focus.
Trey Smith honed in to sink the tying and game-winning free throws with 3.6 seconds remaining. The clutch makes by the senior guard capped the University of Findlay men’s basketball team’s 67-66 thrilling victory over Walsh University on Thursday at Croy Gymnasium,
“These are always grind-it-out games; we knew that going in,” Smith said. “They’re a very

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Women’s Basketball: Easy points doom Oilers

By ANDY WOLF
Staff Writer
Too many free throws and second-chance points by Walsh University doomed the University of Findlay women’s basketball team Thursday night.
The Cavaliers dominated both categories to post a 70-66 victory in Great Midwest Athletic Conference play at Croy Gymnasium.
“I was extremely disappointed in the way our starters played,” Wiedie said. “Our lack of energy hurt us. Our execution

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Basketball: Oilers looking to rally from tough loss

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

Aaron Overhiser and the rest of his University of Findlay teammates have enjoyed a “spirited” week of practice following their first loss of the season.

The No. 17-ranked men’s basketball team has to regroup after Saturday’s 82-69 road loss at Cedarville.

The Oilers are back in the comfort of their own gymnasium when they host Walsh at 7:30 p.m.

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Women’s Basketball: Oilers top Tiffin behind Thobe’s career night

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

TIFFIN — Allie Thobe was everywhere in the third quarter.

The senior guard collected nine points, three rebounds, five assists and three steals in the third period to help the University of Findlay women’s basketball team blow the game wide open against Tiffin University on Thursday.

The Oilers won the quarter 34-20 and cruised to an 89-69 victory in

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Men’s Basketball: How the Oilers came back from 22 points down

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

The anatomy of any comeback usually dissects down to a number of things.

To be very broad, a lot has to go right.

The No. 9-ranked University of Findlay men’s basketball team overcame a 32-10 hurdle against Tiffin University just 10 minutes win 82-75 Thursday night.

Teams don’t make up 22-point deficits all at once.

Instead, the Oilers needed just over

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Basketball: Oilers ready for GMAC opener

By ANDY WOLF

Staff Writer

A 5-0 start is “exciting” to Charlie Ernst.

As it should be.

And not just because it’s been a while.

The University of Findlay men’s basketball team is off to a perfect 5-game start for the first time since the 2010-11 season. The Oilers also moved up from 13th to ninth in the Division II coaches poll last week.

They’ve done

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Men’s Basketball: Oilers handle Northwood, 85-72

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

Ten seconds was all the University of Findlay men’s basketball team trailed Monday night.

The Oilers otherwise stayed in full control and picked up a comfortable 85-72 nonleague victory over Northwood University at Croy Gymnasium.

“This was a game that worried me a bit, not going to lie,” UF coach Charlie Ernst said. “Northwood’s got a good team, some

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Men’s Basketball: UF rolls in home opener

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

Ethan Linder witnessed the vibrant atmosphere of Croy Gymnasium from the bench as a redshirt last season.

He finally got to take it in, firsthand, on the court on Saturday.

The freshman guard’s first-half offensive spurt and key second-half defensive play helped the University of Findlay’s 23rd-ranked men’s basketball team fend off Saginaw Valley State 79-66 in nonleague play.

“It

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Men’s Basketball: Oilers

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

Saginaw Valley State University’s men’s basketball team has been intriguing as far as roster makeup and it’s three results to date.

The Cardinals (1-2) come to town today to face off against the No. 23-ranked University of Findlay men’s basketball team with tipoff slated for 3 p.m. at Croy Gymnasium.

The Oilers are 21-4 all-time against their former Great

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