The Bobcats (22-11) shot 44.9 percent (31-of-69) from the field while going 11-of-27 (40.7 percent) from behind the arc. Meanwhile, Ohio held Albany to 45.0 percent (36-of-80) from the field -- including 30.8 percent (8-of-26) from three-point range.
The Great Danes edged Ohio in several statistical area, with Albany advantages in rebounds (48-38), offensive rebounds (11-4), second chance points (17-6), bench points (28-12), and points in the paint (48-34).
Setty’s 30 points were a career-high and he added 10 rebounds to achieve . . .
He went 11-of-19 from the field -- including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc -- in addition to going 4-of-6 from the charity stripe. His 11 made field goals also represented a new career high. Setty added three assists and four steals in 38 minutes.
"After practice the other day, I shot 1,000 shots because I said, 'I'm not going to go out, I'm not going to be a loser,"'" Setty said Ohio's dramatic win.
Redshirt sophomore guard Jaaron Simmons recorded 15 points off of 4-of-13 shooting from the field while converting on all seven of his attempts from the free throw line. He notched a game-high 10 assists to record his seventh double-double of the season.
Redshirt junior forward Kenny Kaminski added 14 points on 4-of-9 shooting -- including 2-of-4 from behind the arc.
Freshman guard Jordan Dartis recorded 12 points off of 4-of-7 shooting from the field – including 2-of-5 from three-point land, while junior forward Antonio Campbell finished with 11 points courtesy of a 4-of-13 effort from the field. He also tallied a game-high three blocks, eight rebounds and an assist in 37 minutes.
The Great Danes were led by a 19-point performance by senior guard Evan Singletary. Singletary shot 6-of-13 from the field -- including 2-for-7 from beyond the arc -- while grabbing six boards and an assist in 41 minutes.
Junior forward Mike Rowley netted 16 points for Albany, going 8-of-12 from the field. He also snatched a team-high nine rebounds and handed out a team-high four assists in 35 minutes. Senior guard Ray Sanders tallied 15 points to go along with five rebounds and an assist.. Freshman guard Joe Cremo contributed 11 points, five rebounds, an assist and a steal in 19 minutes off of the bench for the Great Danes.
Albany chipped away and moved in front 51-50 on a layup by Peters at 11:33.
Each team had leads and there were four more ties before the Bobcats grabbed a late lead (73-71) following Campbell's layup with 1:15 remaining. Simmons aded a pair of free throws before Hooley hit the first of two huge UA treys in the final six second of regulation.
Simmons was quickly fouled and made both his charity tosses to put the hosts up 77-74. The Great Danes took over with five ticks left, and sent the contest to overtime on a Singletary triple with :02 remaining.
Albany opened overtime scoring with another trey, but could not lose the 'Cats. Setty gave OU the lead for good on a three with 1:34 remaining. He added two more on a layup and Ohio mde five of six from the free throw line the rest of the way to hold off the visitors.
"That crowd was engaged tonight, and they made a big difference in this game," said Ohio's second-year head cocah, Saul Phillips.
The Bobcats now advance to the quarterfinals of the CBI, where they will face UNC-Greensboro (15-18) on Monday (March 20) at the Convocation Center.
UNC Greensboro topped Houston Baptist, 69-65, on Wednesday behind a 17-point performance from freshman guard Francis Alonso. The winner of Monday's contest will advance to the CBI Semifinals next Wednesday (March 23).