STEUBENVILLE, OH – Nate Wojciechowski and Laron Mann combined for 36 points as the Redhawks (14-1, 8-0) beat Franciscan (2-12, 2-7) 75-68 in overtime. The win was their thirteenth in a row and their eleventh against AMCC competition dating back to last season.
La Roche led by six points with less than three minutes to play before the Barons went on an 8-2 run to tie it at 58-58. The Redhawks had a chance to win in regulation but Mann missed a layup as time expired.
The Redhawks went on a 12-5 run in overtime to take control of the game. Mann scored seven of La Roche's seventeen points in overtime.
Franciscan's Thomas Kleinschnitz led all scorers with 39 points in the losing effort.
The Redhawks will host Mt. Aloysius (3-10, 1-7) on Thursday, January 20 at 8:00PM. The Mounties are coming off of a 95-84 win over Hilbert.