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Ohio’s Fight and Resiliency is Something Saul Phillips Will Remember

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On Jan. 14 against Eastern Michigan, the Ohio Bobcats lost Antonio Campbell for the year. When that happened, everybody wrote them off. Nobody thought they could win the Mid-American Conference and make the NCAA tournament. Except the players and coaches. A true freshman was thrust into the starting line up and forced to play out… Read More

Jaaron Simmons makes a jump shot as they try to take the lead during Ohio University's game against Toledo at the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio on Tuesday, January 25, 2017. (Daniel Linhart/WOUB)

Kent State’s Clutch Bucket Ends Ohio’s MAC Tournament Run

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Ohio found itself in a similar spot to where they were Thursday night. The Bobcats were in a close game with less than 10 seconds remaining. Yesterday, Kenny Kaminski hit the game-winning shot vs. Toledo. With 10 seconds left in Friday’s Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinal, Kent State’s Jaylen Walker drove the length of the court… Read More

Jaaron Simmons beats a defender for an easy layup during Ohio University's game against Toledo at the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio on Tuesday, January 25, 2017. (Daniel Linhart/WOUB)

#MACtion Update: A Recap of Thursday’s Mid-American Conference Tournament Games

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Four games took place in the Mid-American Conference Thursday night. The four winners will advance to play in today’s semifinals. Here is a look at what happened across the MAC. Akron 79, Eastern Michigan 62 In a game with seven technical fouls, the Akron Zips managed to pull away late to defeat the Eastern Michigan Eagles…. Read More

Ohio University redshirt sophomore guard Jaaron Simmons (#2) drives to the net against the Northern Illinois defense at the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio on Saturday. The Bobcats defeated the Huskies, 80-69, and Simmons recorded his fifth double-double of the season. (Nicole Raucheisen/WOUB)

Kenny Kaminski’s Game-Winner Allows Ohio to Overcome Cold Start and Advance

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In March, the goal is to survive and advance. This is what Ohio did against the Toledo Rockets in Thursday’s Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals, thanks to Kenny Kaminski. Coach Saul Phillips elected not to call a timeout following Akron’s Steve Taylor Jr. missing the front end of his free throws. Jaaron Simmons drove down the lane… Read More