Bobcats try to gear up, from scratch, for stretch run

The Bobcats are set to finally get their season back on track, just in time for a late-season push to the finish. Ohio (11-6, 7-4 Mid-American Conference) is set to end a three-week COVID-19 caused break on Tuesday when it hosts Akron (14-4, 12-3) at the Convocation Center starting at 2 p.m. The game will … Continue reading Bobcats try to gear up, from scratch, for stretch run

Bobcats finally have end of season plan

The Mid-American Conference and Ohio University have charted a course for the Bobcats to return to play following a COVID-19 induced break earlier this month. Ohio (11-6, 7-4 MAC) has not played since an 83-69 win at Central Michigan on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Positive COVID-19 tests and/or contact tracing then gutted the Bobcats' roster to … Continue reading Bobcats finally have end of season plan

Bobcats bust Broncos behind Hooks, Mace and Burris

Gabby Burris has become accustomed to the every-day-is-an-unknown nature of the 2020-21 season. But the senior forward said the uneasy day-to-day availability of players and coaches has only honed Ohio’s belief in what it does. “We’re trying to expect the unexpected. We know the morals and values of this team, and we’re trying to carry … Continue reading Bobcats bust Broncos behind Hooks, Mace and Burris

Hooks hits 2K, Bobcats bomb away at Ball State

It was a shot the Cardinals dared her to take all night. But Cece Hooks wasn’t about to back down. Hooks swished a left-side 3-pointer late in the third quarter on Wednesday night as the Bobcats crushed host Ball State, 88-66, inside Worthen Arena at Muncie, Ind. The bucket also gave Ohio’s senior guard an … Continue reading Hooks hits 2K, Bobcats bomb away at Ball State

Boals and Bobcats dealing with pause: “It’s the hand we’re dealt”

For the first in nearly 30 years of being involved in college basketball, Jeff Boals has plenty of free time during February. Boals and his Ohio University men’s basketball team are beginning the second week of a COVID-19 shutdown imposed by at least one positive test and contact tracing issues within the program. Ohio (11-6, … Continue reading Boals and Bobcats dealing with pause: “It’s the hand we’re dealt”

BG shuts down Ohio, 69-53, as Bobcats stumble on the road

For the first time this season Cece Hooks was less than great. Not coincidentally, the Bobcats – for the first time this year – weren’t in the game at the very end either. Bowling Green never trailed and dropped the visiting Bobcats 69-53 at the Stroh Center on Saturday afternoon. In short, it was the … Continue reading BG shuts down Ohio, 69-53, as Bobcats stumble on the road

Bobcats see three more contests postponed, and looking at two-week break in games

The Mid-American Conference announced Saturday that the next three games for the Ohio University men’s basketball team have been postponed. The news came just one day after Ohio’s scheduled game at Bowling Green – set for Saturday afternoon – was postponed due to roster issues for the Bobcats after at least one positive COVID-19 test … Continue reading Bobcats see three more contests postponed, and looking at two-week break in games

Burris finishes the job as Ohio downs Kent State, 85-70

Mid-American Conference officials did something no team has been able to do of late on Wednesday night as Ohio played host to Kent State in the Convocation Center. They slowed down Cece Hooks. But the Bobcats kept plugging along anyway. Ohio senior forward Gabby Burris had a season-high 22 points as the Bobcats knocked off … Continue reading Burris finishes the job as Ohio downs Kent State, 85-70

Bobcats add four to 2021 class, with one still to go

Ohio announced the addition of four new players to the 2021 recruiting class on Wednesday, which was the first date of the late signing period. The quartet, when combined with the 15 inked in December, brings the 2021 group to 19 players. And the Bobcats aren’t done either. “Another fairly smooth signing day for us, … Continue reading Bobcats add four to 2021 class, with one still to go