FINDLAY, Ohio -- Findlay used a huge first-half effort to down No. 14 Hillsdale 90-73 on Thursday. The victory gives the Oilers a 13-4 record on the season with a 7-3 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

TOP 25 SCORES
No. 2 Bellarmine 84, Lewis 56
Indianapolis 59, No. 7 Southern Indiana 53
No. 9 Northern Kentucky 87, UW-Parkside 60
No. 11 Christian Brothers 79, North Alabama 51
Findlay 90, No. 14 Hillsdale 73
No. 21 Bowie State 70, Johnson C. Smith 60
No. 23 Shaw 67, Lincoln (Pa.) 55

The Oilers blistered the nets in the first half, shooting 66.7 percent (16-of-24) from the field and drilled 6-of-9 (66.7 percent) attempts from behind the 3-point line.  The Oilers defense also held Hillsdale to a mere 33.3 percent (8-of-24) shooting clip in the opening period as they raced out to a 47-24 lead at the break.

Senior guard Kyle Caiola led the charge with a season-high 22 points on 6-of-9 shooting.  He also added six assists, three steals and hit 9-of-10 shots from the free throw line.

Junior forward Jack Smith came off the bench to provide 16 points and five rebounds while junior guard Aaron Robinson tallied 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting.

Junior forward Brad Piehl also reached double figures in the win, netting 13 points.

As a team, the Oilers shot 61.7 percent (29-of-47) from the floor and drilled 9-of-17 (52.9 percent) shots from long range. They also hit 23-of-26 (88.5 percent) attempts from the free throw line and came away with 10 steals in the victory.

The Chargers, who shot 39.7 percent (23-of-58) from the floor, were led by Brad Guinane's 21 points.