Streak broken: Bobcats end CMU’s 17-game home winning streak

The Bobcats were at the end of any conceivable wiggle room, as far as winning the Mid-American Conference regular season was concerned. So, they came out swinging. Buoyed by a 16-point run in the first quarter, Ohio posted a 93-84 victory at Central Michigan on Saturday that not only rekindled hope in a title run … Continue reading Streak broken: Bobcats end CMU’s 17-game home winning streak

Flashes pound the glass, and the paint, and the Bobcats

It was never said in the nearly 20 minutes of postgame interviews, but the word that hung over Ohio’s 89-79 loss to Kent State on Saturday was the one no coach or player ever wants to hear. Soft. Ben Vander Plas, seen here on Jan. 5, 2021, had a season-high 24 points and a career-high … Continue reading Flashes pound the glass, and the paint, and the Bobcats

Bobcats release framework of 2021 schedule

Ohio University announced its 2021 football schedule on Friday, or at least the framework for the makeup of games next fall. The Bobcats hope it’s an accurate approximation of what to anticipate this fall, unlike in 2020 when the pandemic forced all MAC schools to come up with new plans in September. Ohio’s 2021 season, … Continue reading Bobcats release framework of 2021 schedule

Preston returns, and so does some defense, as OU handles RedHawks

To give you an idea of the vibe inside the Convocation Center on Tuesday night, consider this example from OU head coach Jeff Boals. After a stoppage early in the second half due to a malfunctioning clock issue, both teams proceeded to play on without the game, and shot, clocks operating above each backboard. Instead, … Continue reading Preston returns, and so does some defense, as OU handles RedHawks

Bobcats and RedHawks renew rivalry, finally

The last time the Bobcats battled for the proverbial bricks they claimed the toughest, grittiest win of their strong finish to the 2019-20. Now, 10 months later, Ohio is hoping that seeing the RedHawks again will foreshadow a winning streak as it hopes to get back into the Mid-American Conference race. Ohio (6-5, 2-3 MAC) … Continue reading Bobcats and RedHawks renew rivalry, finally

At least 11 ‘Super’ seniors expected back for Ohio

The Ohio University football team has nearly ironed out one key piece of business following the truncated 2020 season. The Bobcats now have an idea how many of the program’s seniors have elected to return to the program, using the one-time waiver issued by the NCAA last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In short, … Continue reading At least 11 ‘Super’ seniors expected back for Ohio

Kroll provides spark, Hooks dominates as OU rips Toledo

On the basketball court, Cece Hooks believes there’s not a single matchup she can’t win, not a play she can’t make, and that she'll always find a way to impact the game. Off the floor, her mother told Hooks – Ohio’s senior guard – she wasn’t actually DOING enough.  “My mom has been getting on … Continue reading Kroll provides spark, Hooks dominates as OU rips Toledo

Ohio’s defense shattered in loss at Toledo

Over the last decade, the Bobcats have had a lot of tough nights with Toledo. Add another one to the pile. The Rockets hit early, and often, and thoroughly worked over visiting Ohio for a 95-78 win on Friday night at Savage Arena. Toledo (10-3, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) maintained its hold atop the MAC, won … Continue reading Ohio’s defense shattered in loss at Toledo

Sears vs. Jackson headlines Ohio-Toledo clash

When it comes to sauce, or swagger, few players in the MAC have the level of bravado that Toledo point guard Marreon Jackson conveys every time he’s on the floor. Be it a nice set up for a teammate, or a deep 3 in transition, Jackson has become one of an assortment of talented point … Continue reading Sears vs. Jackson headlines Ohio-Toledo clash