Hiram College

The Hiram College men’s basketball team fell at Wooster by a 79-44 score on Wednesday evening.

The Terriers see their record drop to 9-13 on the season an 3-12 in the NCAC, while the Fighting Scots improve to 17-5, 11-4.

Senior Josh Edmondson (Euclid/Twinsburg), sophomore Kyle Deckerd (Canton/Canton South) and freshman Jantsen Locke (Minerva) each finished with six points to lead Hiram.

Dan Fanelly led four Fighting Scots in double figure scoring with a game-high 17 points.

Wooster used an early 8-0 spurt to open up a 13-4 advantage.

The Fighting Scots would hold Hiram scoreless for a seven minute stretch in the first half and scored 23 unanswered points to take control of the game.

The Terriers trailed 44-14 at the break and Hiram was unable to get within 30 points the rest of the contest.

The Terriers finished 17-of-64 (26.6 percent) from the field and was just 8-of-27 (29.6 percent) in 3-pointers, while the Fighting Scots were 25-of-49 (51.0 percent) in shooting and 11-of-21 (52.4 percent) from beyond the arc.

Wooster held a slim 37-36 edge in rebounding and outscored Hiram 23-10 in points off of turnovers.

Hiram will return to action on Saturday, with a road contest at Oberin. The game is the second of a double header and will tip-off at approximately 8 p.m.