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Ohio's Mark Sears (0) drives against Toledo's Setric Millner Jr. in their game on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022.

Ohio Men’s Basketball’s five-game win streak ends with loss at Toledo

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio men’s basketball team suffered yet another loss at the hands of MAC rival Toledo Tuesday night. After losing to the Rockets a few weeks ago by 18, the Bobcats lost by 15 inside a loud Savage Arena. Although Ohio cut it to single digits in the final two minutes,… Read More

Ohio's Jason Carter (30) drives down the court in the Bobcats' game against Western Michigan on Feb. 5, 2022.

Carter’s career day leads Ohio Men’s Basketball past Western Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Jason Carter has been playing collegiate basketball for half a decade, yet he still continues to set new records. In his fifth year playing college basketball and third year at OU, Carter hit his new career high with 27 points Saturday afternoon in The Convo. Carter and Sophomore teammate Mark Sears… Read More

Ohio's Ben Roderick (3) drives to the basket in the Bobcats' game against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 3, 2022.

Four Bobcats reach double figures as Ohio Men’s Basketball coasts past Eastern Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio Bobcats (18-3, 9-1 MAC) added on to their winning streak by defeating the Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-13, 3-7 MAC) 81-68 in the Convocation Center Tuesday afternoon. The game tested Ohio’s stamina with it being their second game in less than 48 hours.  The original tipoff time between the Bobcats… Read More

Ohio's Jason Carter (30) throws down a two-handed dunk in the first half of the Bobcats' game against Ball State on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022.

Huge scoring run propels Ohio Men’s Basketball past Ball State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It seems like all the Ohio men’s basketball team is doing this year is winning. The Bobcats easily took care of the Ball State Cardinals in a 87-63 win where every player that dressed saw the court. Ohio now improves to 8-1 in MAC play and 17-3 overall, tying its best… Read More

Ohio's Ben Roderick (3) and Mark Sears (1) celebrate following a Roderick bucket in the Bobcats' game against Mount St. Mary's on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.

Ohio Men’s Basketball back in win column thanks to another solid night from Sears

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio men’s basketball team gained a much-needed bounce-back win against Northern Illinois Tuesday evening. After a loss to a feisty Toledo team on Friday in front of a packed Convo, Jeff Boals and his team took care of business against the Huskies fairly easily, 74-62. What started as a slow… Read More

Ohio's Cece Hooks is ready to drive down the lane against Buffalo's Summer Hemphill in their game on Jan. 24, 2022 inside the Convocation Center.

Ohio Women’s Basketball overcomes 16-point deficit to beat Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Just like the wintry conditions outside the Convocation Center on Monday, Ohio couldn’t have had much of a colder start in its matchup against Buffalo. The Bulls piled on a 13-0 run to start the game and led by as many as 16 points in the first half.  Ohio’s only production in… Read More

Ohio guard Cece Hooks gets a hug from teammate Erica Johnson following her basket that made her the all-time leading scorer in Mid-American Conference history.

Hooks makes history to become the all-time leading scorer in MAC basketball history

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was a sunny, frigid afternoon in Athens on Saturday; a typical January day in Southeast Ohio. However, there was nothing typical about the events that took place at the Convocation Center.   The Bobcats hosted the Bowling Green Falcons Saturday after returning home from a two-game road trip at Central Michigan and Miami of Ohio. Before… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball head coach Jeff Boals talks to his team during the Bobcats' game against Toledo on Jan. 21, 2022 at the Convocation Center.

The win streak for Ohio Men’s Basketball ends after a loss to Toledo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The duel between the high-flying Toledo Rockets and the red-hot Ohio Bobcats did not disappoint for the most part. A nationally televised game between the two hottest teams in the MAC had high expectations for fans of both teams. Ohio entered the contest 14-2 overall and undefeated in the MAC at… Read More

Ohio's Gabby Burris attempts a three-point shot against Northern Illinois on January 8, 2021 at the Convocation Center. The Huskies defeated the Bobcats, 71-68.

Ohio Women’s Basketball drops MAC opener to Northern Illinois

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –– Following an 18-day pause due to the holiday break and roster issues because of COVID-19, Ohio (6-4, 0-1 MAC) fell in its Mid-American Conference opener to Northern Illinois (4-7, 1-2 MAC) by a final score of 71-68. “I thought the effort was there,” Ohio head coach Bob Boldon said.  “Obviously, the… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas (5) prepares to shoot a three-point shot against Andrew Garcia (4) in the Bobcats' game against Kent State on Jan. 7, 2021 at the Convocation Center.

Ohio Men’s Basketball picks up seventh straight victory

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio men’s basketball team kept its undefeated home record alive Friday with an 80-72 victory over MAC rival Kent State.  The win gives the Bobcats (12-0, 3-0 MAC) their seventh victory in a row. “I thought our guys got off to a great start and maintained the lead throughout the… Read More