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Ohio Men's Basketball's Ben Roderick goes up for a layup in the Bobcats' game against the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. The Bobcats fell to the Bulls 86-66. (PHOTO: Chris J. Day/WOUB)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Turnovers, Missed Threes Reign Supreme in Bobcats’ Blowout Loss to Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio men’s basketball team (13-7, 9-5 MAC) went into its Saturday afternoon matchup with Buffalo (12-7, 10-5 MAC) at the Convocation Center in Athens with a six-game win streak, as the third seed in the Mid-American Conference and playing its third game in five days. What transpired was a dominating… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Rock Hurls No-Hitter as Bobcats split Doubleheader

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – For the first time in two years, the Bobcats were able to play at Bob Wren Stadium due to the COVID outbreak in March of 2020. In this home opener, the Bobcats faced Morehead State University in a doubleheader. The Bobcats went into the first game with excitement and to perform… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas scored his 1,000th career point in Thursday's victory over Eastern Michigan.

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Continue to Roll, Extend Win Streak to Six

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A six-game winning streak.  It’s something the Bobcats haven’t achieved since the 2012-13 season, when Jim Christian was the head coach and D.J. Cooper led the charge for the Bobcats.  Ohio won seven in a row and 12 of 13 games that season while sharing a MAC regular season title. Despite… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Ben Vander Plas

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Defy Expectations in Resounding Victory Over Akron

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was safe to say that the odds were stacked against the Ohio men’s basketball team when they took the court Tuesday afternoon, but they rose to the challenge in what was arguably their best performance of the season. After recording their fourth straight win against Central Michigan, the coronavirus spread… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats Turn up the Heat in Second Half, Down Broncos

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It was only a matter of time before Cece Hooks started to heat up. After a pregame ceremony celebrating Hooks’ eclipse of 2,000 career points,the senior, and the Bobcats (11-6, 9-5 MAC) as a whole, struggled to get their offense going out of the gate Saturday against the Western Michigan Broncos (3-12, 2-11 MAC). Tied… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Two Sweeps in Two Days as Bobcats Beat Bulls

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB)- The Ohio Volleyball (4-2, 4-2 MAC) team kept building momentum as they swept the Buffalo Bulls (0- 8, 0-8 MAC) in three sets across games on Saturday, Feb. 12 after doing the same on Friday. The Bobcat offense really had a chance to showcase their skills but they were missing a key… Read More

Ohio Women's Basketball CeCe Hooks

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Hooks Reaches Milestone as Bobcats get Revenge at Ball State

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The Ohio Bobcats (10-6, 9-5 MAC) defeated the Ball State Cardinals (9-8, 7-6) on the road Wednesday night in an 88-66 victory. The Bobcats came into the game off a 16-point loss to Bowling Green on Saturday, and it was glaringly obvious through the first quarter that they wanted to avenge themselves Ohio got off… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats stumble on the road against Bowling Green, 69-53

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It was a tough day for the Ohio Women’s basketball team. After coming off a big win against Kent State the squad just couldn’t seem to get it  done. With the final score coming to be 69-53, it was clear Saturday  was not the day the Bobcats. The Bowling Green Falcons (14-4, 10-3 MAC) have… Read More

Ohio Women's Basketball CeCe Hooks

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats hold off late Kent State push; escape with 85-70 win

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio Bobcats (10-5, 8-4 MAC) continued their dominance as they won their fifth game in their last six matchups as they defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes (5-3, 4-1), 85-70. Ohio held a 14-point lead over the Golden Flashes late in the fourth quarter.  Kent State heated up and made… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Win at CMU for First Time Since 2013, Extend Win Streak to Four

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Mount Pleasant hasn’t been too kind for the Ohio Bobcats, but a four-game losing streak at McGuirk Arena came to an end Tuesday night as the Ohio Bobcats defeated Central Michigan 83–69 to secure their first win in Mount Pleasant since February 13, 2013. It took a whole-team effort with all… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball Falls Short In Defensive Battle With Eastern Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio Bobcats (8-5,6-4 MAC) fell to the Eastern Michigan Eagles (9-6, 6-4) Wednesday night after a hard fought defensive battle in Ypsilanti, 69-66. The score line was tight the whole game, but the Eagles led almost the whole time. Ohio’s largest lead of the game, one point, came once in… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Ben Roderick

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats roll past Western Michigan; over .500 in MAC play for first time since 2016-17

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – On Tuesday, the Ohio Bobcats faced the Western Michigan Broncos at the Convocation Center with the goal of having a winning MAC record. The Bobcats’ energy and strength in the second half allowed them to do what they haven’t done in four years. Which is a winning conference record.  Ohio (9-6,… Read More

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 Men’s Basketball: Turnovers prove costly as Ohio falls to rival Marshall, 81-67

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The Ohio Bobcats took a quick trip down to Huntington, W.Va. to take on one of their non-conference rivals, the Marshall Thundering Herd. The Bobcats (4-2) hot start to the season, in which they won their first four games by double digits and nearly upset the number five team in the nation, was snuffed out… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Miles Brown

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Despite last-minute schedule addition, Bobcats run past Purdue Northwest

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ATHENS, Ohio — About 29 hours prior to tip-off, it was officially announced that Ohio was playing a basketball game on Thursday afternoon. After Mississippi Valley State canceled its matchup with the Bobcats that was set for Dec. 18, Ohio’s athletic administration got on the phone to try and get another game scheduled. “We called… Read More