Of love and basketball

Surrounded by his (basketball) family, Jason Preston’s first thoughts following dynamic and championship-winning run through the Mid-American Conference Tournament were of the most important member of his circle who wasn’t there. Ohio's Jason Preston and Ben Vander Plas embrace following the Bobcats' win in the 2021 MAC Tournament championship game on Saturday, March13 in Cleveland. … Continue reading Of love and basketball

Dream fulfilled: Ohio blisters Buffalo in MAC title game

Jeff Boals has been dancing all season, and typically greets his team with an ad-libbed set of steps and gyrations after each big win. Now the rest of the Bobcats and Ohio University can feel free to join in. Ohio's Ben Roderick (3), Lunden McDay (15) and Jason Preston celebrate the Bobcats' win in the … Continue reading Dream fulfilled: Ohio blisters Buffalo in MAC title game

Bobcats battle Bulls for MAC title

The only team to beat the Bobcats in the last two months just so happens to the last team between them and another Mid-American Conference championship. Ohio (15-7) squares off with Buffalo (16-7) in the 2021 MAC Tournament championship game on Saturday night at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading Bobcats battle Bulls for MAC title

Ohio takes out top-seeded Toledo in MAC semifinals

Jason Preston and Ben Vander Plas broke the Rockets early on, in the middle of the contest and then again at the end. And now the Ohio duo will have a chance to help the Bobcats break a nine-year Mid-American Conference Tournament championship skid. Preston scored 27 points, Vander Plas added 26 and the Bobcats … Continue reading Ohio takes out top-seeded Toledo in MAC semifinals