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Ohio Men’s Basketball: Carter Enters into NCAA Transfer Portal

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Jason Carter, Ohio’s leading scorer and second leading rebounder from this past season, has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. This move comes fresh off the heels of Ohio’s parting ways with former head coach Saul Phillips and hiring of new bench boss Jeff Boals. Carter mentioned after the regular season finale against Miami that he… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: ‘Cats Snubbed by NCAA Tournament, Receive No.2 Seed in WNIT

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ATHENS, OH — It was certainly a hectic Monday afternoon for all of NCAA division one women’s basketball. After the official tournament bracket leaked in its entirety on an ESPN show meant to talk about the men’s tournament nearly three hours before it was scheduled to be revealed in its own time slot, the world… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: There’s no place like home, Boals named next Ohio coach

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ATHENS, Ohio — Jeff Boals, an Ohio alumnus and former captain of the Ohio men’s basketball team, was announced as the 19th head coach in the history of program by Athletic Director Jim Schaus on Sunday. “I am incredibly grateful and honored to return home to my alma mater as the head men’s basketball coach… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats Fall Short in MAC Championship, Await Postseason Fate

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CLEVELAND, OH — A game of basketball is a game of runs. One team scores a few times, then the other battles back with a few buckets of their own. However, the run Buffalo made in the second quarter of Saturday’s Mid-American Conference Championship Game was too much for Ohio to battle back. Over a… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Erica Johnson saving her best ball for the MAC tournament

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Erica Johnson is playing like anything but a freshmen. She has back-to-back double-double’s in the MAC tournament and she’s a big reason why Ohio is headed to the MAC Championship game on Saturday against Buffalo. Johnson followed up her 18-point, 10-rebound performance in Ohio’s 72-56 win over Northern Illinois in the MAC… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats Roll Past Northern Illinois in MAC Tourney Quarterfinals

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CLEVELAND, OH — What better time for a team to find a new aspect of its game than the conference tournament? Ohio head coach Bob Boldon has harped on his team’s defensive play all season, but in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament, the Bobcats turned in one of, if not their best defensive… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Saul Phillips Won’t Return to Ohio Next Season

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ATHENS, Ohio —  There will be a new bench boss for the Ohio men’s basketball team next year, as Athletic Director Jim Schaus announced today that Saul Phillips’ contract will not be renewed. “We are making a change in the leadership of our men’s basketball program. I do not believe that our men’s basketball program,… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Fall in 1st Round of MAC Tourney, Face Big Offseason

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DEKALB, IL — The unofficial motto of March in college basketball is “survive and advance”. Ohio came into the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament playing their best basketball of the season, but Northern Illinois threw a game at them that they could not survive. So, the Bobcats did not advance. The Huskies (16-16)… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Three Bobcats receive All-MAC Honors

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ATHENS, Ohio — Jason Carter, Jason Preston and Ben Vander Plas were awarded with All-MAC honors Monday, the league announced. In a vote conducted by media members and coaches, Carter was selected to the All-MAC third team, while Preston and Vander Plas both made the All-MAC Freshmen Team. Carter missed all but three games last… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Boldon breaks school record; continues successful tenure at Ohio

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OXFORD, Ohio — On Wednesday night, Bob Boldon earned his 124th win in his career at Ohio, becoming the winningest coach in program history. “I think that’s a personal milestone for my staff,” Boldon said.  “Tavares (Jackson), who’s been with me the whole time, Marwan (Miller), who’s gone and come back, Tia (Jameson), who’s been… Read More

Ohio Softball: California trip is homecoming for two Ohio softball players

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The Ohio Bobcats (11-7) softball team is heading west this weekend, playing five games in southern California throughout the weekend. Ohio will open the weekend in LA, where they will face BYU and Robert Morris at UCLA on Friday. The team will then move to Long Beach State University on Saturday where they will battle… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Ohio Loses Nail-Biter to MAC-Leading Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio — The Ohio men’s basketball team (13-16, 5-12) scratched and clawed for all 40 minutes Tuesday, but ultimately came up short against the MAC-Leading Buffalo Bulls (27-3, 15-2) 82-79 in the Convo. After falling to the Bulls in New York by 47 points on Feb. 19, the Bobcats showed far more resistance in… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: ‘Cats Look To Avenge Historic Loss To No. 19 Buffalo

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After Ohio lost to Buffalo by 47 points back on February 19, the team could have packed it in for the season, playing out the remainder of their schedule with minimal effort being put towards winning any of their remaining five regular season games. However, not even losing by a historic margin could make these… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats’ Offense Falls Flat Against Buffalo

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ATHENS — When the Bobcats’ offense went cold in Toledo two weeks ago, shooting just 24 percent in a 26-point loss to the Rockets, it could be written off as a fluke. However, after Wednesday night’s performance in the Convo, what was a fluke could prove to be something much worse as the ‘Cats season… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: ‘Cats Lose Close Game At Kent State

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KENT, OH — Ohio played one of their most complete offensive games of the season on Tuesday night. The Bobcats shot the ball nine percentage points better, 52.9, than their season average of 43.4 and shot nearly 15 percentage points better, 44.4, from beyond the arc than their season average of 30 percent. Ohio turned… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats survive late Kent State surge; pick up another road win

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KENT, Ohio – With 49 seconds remaining in the game, Ohio head coach Bob Boldon called a timeout.  The crowd at the M.A.C. Center was electric after the Golden Flashes came back from a 16-point deficit to tie the game.  Off the ensuing inbound, Amani Burke drove along the baseline and banked in the go-ahead… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Ohio snaps 6-game losing streak with overtime win over Bowling Green

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ATHENS, Ohio — Whenever a team loses by 47 points, you have no idea how they will respond. Ohio responded with one of its best performances of the year when the team tied for the lead in the MAC came to the Convocation Center Friday night. The Bobcats scratched, clawed, fought and fought some more for… Read More