The Tigers got off to a strong start at Ohio Wesleyan, extending their lead to 29-10 at the 9:45 mark in the first half. A 19-0 run ended with a layup by Ohio Wesleyan’s Will Orr at the 9:02 mark. That started a 24-4 run by the Battling Bishops.
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Wittenberg trailed 38-37 at halftime. Wittenberg trailed 83-80 when James Johnson missed a 3-pointer with nine seconds to play. Nate Alexrod clinched the game with two free throws.
Chad Roy led the Tigers with 24 points. Connor Seipel and Johnson each scored 15.
Ticket info: Wittenberg is selling tickets for $5 for the Wooster game at the HPER Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday. They are general-admission tickets. Buying tickets ahead of time will allow fans to skip waiting in line Saturday. Students and senior citizens get free tickets with a valid ID.