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Ohio Men’s Basketball: There’s no place like home, Boals named next Ohio coach

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ATHENS, Ohio — Jeff Boals, an Ohio alumnus and former captain of the Ohio men’s basketball team, was announced as the 19th head coach in the history of program by Athletic Director Jim Schaus on Sunday. “I am incredibly grateful and honored to return home to my alma mater as the head men’s basketball coach… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Saul Phillips Won’t Return to Ohio Next Season

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ATHENS, Ohio —  There will be a new bench boss for the Ohio men’s basketball team next year, as Athletic Director Jim Schaus announced today that Saul Phillips’ contract will not be renewed. “We are making a change in the leadership of our men’s basketball program. I do not believe that our men’s basketball program,… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Fall in 1st Round of MAC Tourney, Face Big Offseason

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DEKALB, IL — The unofficial motto of March in college basketball is “survive and advance”. Ohio came into the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament playing their best basketball of the season, but Northern Illinois threw a game at them that they could not survive. So, the Bobcats did not advance. The Huskies (16-16)… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Three Bobcats receive All-MAC Honors

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ATHENS, Ohio — Jason Carter, Jason Preston and Ben Vander Plas were awarded with All-MAC honors Monday, the league announced. In a vote conducted by media members and coaches, Carter was selected to the All-MAC third team, while Preston and Vander Plas both made the All-MAC Freshmen Team. Carter missed all but three games last… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Ohio Loses Nail-Biter to MAC-Leading Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio — The Ohio men’s basketball team (13-16, 5-12) scratched and clawed for all 40 minutes Tuesday, but ultimately came up short against the MAC-Leading Buffalo Bulls (27-3, 15-2) 82-79 in the Convo. After falling to the Bulls in New York by 47 points on Feb. 19, the Bobcats showed far more resistance in… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: ‘Cats Look To Avenge Historic Loss To No. 19 Buffalo

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After Ohio lost to Buffalo by 47 points back on February 19, the team could have packed it in for the season, playing out the remainder of their schedule with minimal effort being put towards winning any of their remaining five regular season games. However, not even losing by a historic margin could make these… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: ‘Cats Lose Close Game At Kent State

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KENT, OH — Ohio played one of their most complete offensive games of the season on Tuesday night. The Bobcats shot the ball nine percentage points better, 52.9, than their season average of 43.4 and shot nearly 15 percentage points better, 44.4, from beyond the arc than their season average of 30 percent. Ohio turned… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Ohio snaps 6-game losing streak with overtime win over Bowling Green

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ATHENS, Ohio — Whenever a team loses by 47 points, you have no idea how they will respond. Ohio responded with one of its best performances of the year when the team tied for the lead in the MAC came to the Convocation Center Friday night. The Bobcats scratched, clawed, fought and fought some more for… Read More