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Ohio Men's Basketball Ben Roderick

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats stymied by Kent State’s relentless offense, suffocating defense

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio Bobcats (7-6, 3-4) welcomed the Kent State Golden Flashes (6-3, 3-2) to the Convocation Center on Saturday with hopes of going above .500 in conference play. The Golden Flashes’ relentless offense and suffocating defense proved to be too much for the Bobcats as Kent State won, 89-79. Ohio opened… Read More

Ohio Women's basketball Erica Johnson

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats get revenge on Central Michigan in 93-84 road win

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It seems like every time Ohio and Central Michigan meet up on the basketball court, the game is tight and comes right down to the end. Saturday was a little different as Ohio dominated for much of the afternoon — leading the Chippewas for 35 minutes of the game, but Central Michigan made it interesting… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bad Shooting and Defensive Night for Bobcats Results in Loss to Ball State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –- The Ohio Bobcats welcomed Ball State to the Convocation Center on Wednesday evening, looking to extend their win streak to three games. What was anticipated to be a tight game the whole way lived up to the hype, as Ball State (5-5, 3-3 MAC) bettered Ohio (5-4, 3-3)  in overtime, 88-85…. Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Jason Preston

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Preston Returns, Bobcats defeat Miami in “Battle of the Bricks” Part One

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats got their star player back on Tuesday night. After missing the previous four games with a lower leg injury, Jason Preston had his name announced during pregame starting lineups for the first time since Ohio was in Akron on Dec. 22. Preston saw 32 minutes of playing time.  He… Read More

Ohio Women's Basketball Erica Johnson

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats lead Wire-To-Wire against Toledo in 85-66 win

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ATHENS, Ohio — For the first time this season, the Bobcats won a game comfortably. When Peyton Guice dropped a three-pointer just 15 seconds into the game to give Ohio its first lead of the day, the Bobcats never really looked back.  In fact, Ohio (5-3-3-2 MAC) never trailed and essentially cruised to an 85-66… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Dwight Wilson III

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats have five players in double figures; sneak past NIU

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ATHENS, Ohio — A win is a win. Northern Illinois fired its head coach Mark Montgomery on Sunday, so that meant Lamar Chapman stepped in as interim head coach. In Chapman’s first game as the man in charge, the Huskies gave the Bobcats a run for their money.  Northern Illinois had one last chance down… Read More

Ohio Women's Basketball Peyton Guice

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats Fall to Central Michigan in Back-and-Forth Battle

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Each time Ohio and Central Michigan hit the hardwood, it always seems like it’s a battle down to the final buzzer.  Saturday was no exception. With eight lead changes in the ball game, Micaela Kelly’s go-ahead three pointer with 37.6 seconds left was the lead that mattered most as the Chippewas… Read More

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Ohio University Football Game Against Buffalo Canceled Due To COVID-19

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The undefeated Buffalo Bulls have clinched the Mid-American Conference East Division football title without playing another down. The Mid-American Conference announced its game at Ohio on Saturday was canceled and declared a no contest because the Bobcats’ roster was depleted as a result of players testing positive for COVID-19. Buffalo was… Read More

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Mid-American Conference Scales Back Postseason Tournaments in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Mid-American Conference is eliminating postseason tournaments in eight sports, including baseball and softball, and men’s and women’s basketball are among nine sports that will have postseasons scaled back. The MAC’s announced the cost-cutting move in response to the financial crisis being brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Postseason tournaments will also… Read More

Nathan Rourke OShaan Allison Bobcats Football

Ohio Football: ‘Cats Turn Page to MAC Play Against Buffalo

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ATHENS, OH — September certainly wasn’t the Bobcats’ month. After three straight losses, Ohio limped into their bye week at 1-3 with a banged-up and struggling offense and a disappointing defense. But September is over now and the Bobcats need to wake up. With their bye week behind them, the rejuvenated Bobcats look to start… Read More