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The Creighton Bluejays take on the Ohio Bobcats in the second round of the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament held at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 22, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Brett Wilhelm/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: What Went Wrong for the Bobcats in their Season-Ending Loss to Creighton

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOUB) — The magic dust withered away from the Ohio Bobcats as a 72-58 loss at the hands of the Creighton Bluejays put an end to Ohio’s unexpected journey into the NCAA Tournament. Coming into the game, the Bobcats always were able to push the pace up the floor and then set screens… Read More

The Creighton Blue Jays take on the Ohio Bobcats in the second round of the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament held at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 22, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Brett Wilhelm/NCAA) Photos via Getty Images)

Bobcats’ Memorable Season Ends With Loss To Creighton In Second Round

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOUB) — The 2020-21 season was an experience unlike anything else.  With limited fans in arenas, weekly COVID testing routines, mask-wearing and social distancing, no other season in college basketball history comes anything close to what the past five months have been like for programs. While some teams felt the wrath of the… Read More

Students on Court Street after OU's win in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Saturday, March 20

Post-Game Party In Uptown Athens Could Bring Charges

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — At least one person may be facing criminal charges following a mass celebration in uptown Athens Saturday night. Hundreds of students flooded Court Street after the upset win by Ohio University over the University of Virginia in the first round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The students for the most… Read More

The Virginia Cavaliers take on the Ohio Bobcats in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Division I MenÕs Basketball Tournament held at at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on March 20, 2021 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Grant Halverson/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Some Things to Take Away from Ohio’s Win over Virginia

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WOUB) — As many have been made aware, the Ohio Bobcats made some noise last night and became the official bracket busters last night when they knocked off the defending National Champions, the Virginia Cavaliers, 62-58 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on the campus of Indiana University. To many casual College Basketball fans,… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Duo of Vander Plas, Preston shine once again in Upset of Virginia

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WOUB) — Court Street back in Athens is in a frenzy after the Ohio Bobcats, the 2021 MAC Champions and 13 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, continued their improbable season after knocking off the four seed, the Virginia Cavaliers 62-58, who came into the game as the defending National… Read More

BLOOMINGTON, IN - MARCH 20: Ben Vander Plas #5 of the Ohio Bobcats celebrates during the closing seconds of their 62-58 win over the Virginia Cavaliers in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Division I MenÕs Basketball Tournament held at at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on March 20, 2021 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Grant Halverson/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bracket-Busting Bobcats Upset Virginia in First Round of NCAA Tournament

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WOUB) — As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the several hundred Ohio Bobcat fans inside Assembly Hall made it sound like the historic building was filled with 17,000 strong.  After the buzzer sounded, the Ohio bench stormed onto the court and celebrated, much like the Bobcats did after their 2010 and… Read More

Ohio's Jeff Boals cuts down the net following the Bobcats' MAC Tournament championship on Saturday, March 13, 2021. (Photo: Bryan Kurp/WOUB)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Matched With Virginia In First Round Of NCAA Tournament

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio now knows who it will play in the first round in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Bobcats are the No. 13 seed in the West Region of the bracket and face fourth-seeded Virginia in the first round. “We were an underdog for three-straight games in Cleveland,” Ohio… Read More

Players react after an NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball tournament game between Kansas and Ohio State Saturday, March 31, 2012, in New Orleans.

NCAA Basketball Tournaments Will Proceed Without Most Spectators

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NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Emmert says he made the decision to conduct both the men’s and women’s tournaments with only essential staff and limited family in attendance. The decision comes after the… Read More