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Despite Ohio taking an 11-0 lead to start the game, the Bobcats suffered their first loss of the season in a 76-68 defeat at the hands of the Eastern Carolina Pirates.

Through Ohio’s first four games this season, the Bobcats have yet to put together a complete 40 minutes, and that didn’t change against St. Bonaventure (6-1) on Saturday. The Bobcats dropped their second-straight game and fell to 2-3 with the 80-70 loss to the visiting Bonnies.

The Friday before Finals weekend was one of torrential downpour, and fittingly, eight different Bobcats poured goals in Ohio’s 8-1 victory over Rutgers.

With the win, the No. 5 ‘Cats (17-2-2) remain undefeated at 13-0 at Bird Arena.

The River Valley Raiders headed into the Eagles Nest, home of the Eastern Eagles, Friday night looking to grab their first win of the 2014-15 season. The Raiders were able to do just that as they defeated Eastern 65-52.

The Alexander Spartans overcame the intense Marietta high school crowd and a major size disadvantage to defeat the Marietta Tigers 66-49 in their season-opener.

Back on the road after Thanksgiving, the Bobcat wrestling squad didn't miss a beat in its dual meet against Appalachian State team in Boone, N.C., winning the meet 26-15.

The Ohio Wrestling Squad welcomes the addition of four new wrestlers for the 2015-16 season to their early signing class.

All four wrestlers bring very successful high school careers with them to the college wrestling level.

Ohio basketball (2-2) will once again look to bounce back from a loss Saturday when they take on St. Bonaventure (5-1) at home.

Last Time Out

When senior Jay Elliot ran down the court for a fast break lay-up to expand the Buckeyes’ lead to 48-40 late in the fourth, you could see the life slip out of the Federal Hocking players as no one ran back to defend.

A young Meigs team (0-1) could not keep up with the fast Warren Warriors’ (1-0) offense as the Marauders fell 75-39 in their season-opener Friday night.

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