Hiram College


Freshman Sterling Sanders (Shaker/Beachwood) posted career-highs in three different categories, but the Hiram College men’s basketbal team fell at Oberlin 83-58 on Saturday.

The Terriers fall to 9-14 overall and 3-13 in the NCAC, while the Yeomen push their record to 10-13, 6-10.

Sanders finished the game with 12 points, five rebounds and five steals.

Freshman Jantsen Locke (Minerva) added a career-high 10 points, while sophomore Jeremiah Thomas (Cleveland/John Hay) and freshman Kelvin Jones (Sheffield Lake/Brookside) each had seven points.

The Yeomen used a 10-0 run to take control of the game early, building a 17-5 lead.

A 3-pointer by Locke brought the Terriers to within 21-15, with 12:27 remaining in the first half.

Oberlin would go on a 23-10 run over the final 10:34 of the first half to build a 47-29 lead heading into the intermission.

The Yeomen used a 7-0 run early in the second half to expand their lead to 59-34 and put the game away.

Hiram finished the game 19-of-71 (26.8 percent) from the field, while Oberlin shot 31-of-56 (55.4 percent).

The Terriers won the rebounding battle 45-39, pulling down a season-high 25 offensive rebounds.

Hiram will return to action on Wednesday, when it host Denison. The game will be a second of a double header and will tip-off at approximately 8 p.m. Hiram will also celebrate Senior Night before the game.