Bobcats fall to Creighton in second round of NCAAs

The Bobcats simply couldn’t conjure up enough defense, or made shots, as their magical 2021 finish came to an abrupt stop. No. 5 seed Creighton closed the first-half with a fury, and then squashed any hopes of a comeback from No. 13 Ohio in the second half, and rolled to a 72-58 victory on Monday … Continue reading Bobcats fall to Creighton in second round of NCAAs

OU-UVA: Ohio takes aim at another magical March moment

It’s not hyperbole to say the Bobcats haven’t faced a team like Virginia all season. But no, the question isn’t if Ohio can knock off the Cavaliers on Saturday night in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. The ‘Cats are capable, and Virginia is dealing with circumstances that may impact how sharp it … Continue reading OU-UVA: Ohio takes aim at another magical March moment

Wilson doesn’t miss, and Ohio wins fourth straight

Dwight Wilson III isn’t wasting a single opportunity, and you can say the same thing about the Bobcats as a whole. Wilson produced his fourth double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds, and made all seven of his shots from the field to help Ohio to an 83-69 win over Central Michigan … Continue reading Wilson doesn’t miss, and Ohio wins fourth straight

Bobcats squeeze past Buffalo, 76-75, with Wilson’s game-winner

The last time he played in Buffalo, Ohio junior forward Ben Vander Plas had a career-high 28 points and seemingly couldn’t miss. In Friday’s return bout, Vander Plas traded in those points for gritty plays in the closing seconds and likely felt much better about the outcome. Ohio forward Ben Vander Plas (5), seen here … Continue reading Bobcats squeeze past Buffalo, 76-75, with Wilson’s game-winner

Bully ball: Bobcat bust the Broncos behind Sears, Wilson

Except for one breakaway dunk attempt that didn’t get over the front of the rim, it was hard find many flaws with the way Mark Sears played Tuesday night as Ohio whipped visiting Western Michigan 81-58 inside the Convo. Jeff Boals wouldn’t even chide the freshman point guard for the dunk attempt. Sears, at 6-foot-1, … Continue reading Bully ball: Bobcat bust the Broncos behind Sears, Wilson

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

Wilson leads OU past upset scare from NIU

It’s amazing the difference a few inches can make. If Darius Beane’s 3-pointer, an open look from the left side at the buzzer, is just touch more online then Ohio today could be dealing with the fallout of a catastrophic home loss to the last-place team in the Mid-American Conference. Instead, the Bobcats ‘found a … Continue reading Wilson leads OU past upset scare from NIU

Bobcats can’t handle Herd, drop 81-67 decision

The Bobcats proved little beyond the fact they’re not yet a finished product in an 81-67 loss on Sunday to the Marshall Thundering Herd at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, W.Va. Ohio (4-2) never led after the opening minutes, and spent the majority of the second half down by double figures to the Herd … Continue reading Bobcats can’t handle Herd, drop 81-67 decision