Bobcats downed by CMU, 100-92, in MAC semifinals

It was, in the parlance of the sport, a 50/50 call. The coin-toss came down on the wrong side for the Bobcats, however, and Ohio had another heart-breaking result against Central Michigan as a result. Mid-American Conference Player of the Year Cece Hooks fouled out with 8.1 seconds left in regulation, and the No. 2-seeded … Continue reading Bobcats downed by CMU, 100-92, in MAC semifinals

MAC’s best offenses square off as Ohio takes on Toledo

The Bobcats hope to continue their revenge tour on Friday, when they face top-seeded Toledo in the semifinals of the 2021 Mid-American Conference Tournament. Ohio and Toledo are scheduled for a 5 p.m. tip-off at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland. The second semifinal, No. 2 seed Buffalo against No. 3 Akron, will follow. Both games … Continue reading MAC’s best offenses square off as Ohio takes on Toledo

Expect points, close finish, for OU-CMU in women’s semifinals

Few teams around the league have provided as much angst, anxiety and frustration for Ohio University women’s basketball coach Bob Boldon as the Central Michigan Chippewas. It’s why, even moments after a dramatic 61-59 win in the 2021 MAC Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday, Boldon sounded rueful about the prospects of facing CMU in the semifinals. … Continue reading Expect points, close finish, for OU-CMU in women’s semifinals

Strong start: Bobcats roll into semifinals with rout over KSU

No matter how the final games of the year play out, the Bobcats have already proven they’re a resilient bunch. Ohio showed it again Thursday, with an 85-63 no-doubt win over Kent State in the quarterfinal round of the 2021 Mid-American Conference Tournament at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The fifth-seeded Bobcats (14-7) barely trailed, shredded the … Continue reading Strong start: Bobcats roll into semifinals with rout over KSU

Fresh off another break, Bobcats take aim at MAC Tournament

It’d be easy to forget the Ohio Bobcats are still playing basketball. After all, the Bobcats have played just three games in the last 36 calendar days. But it’s impossible for Ohio to forget the 2020 MAC Tournament, when they were pulled off the floor minutes before tipoff as the event – and the sports … Continue reading Fresh off another break, Bobcats take aim at MAC Tournament

Hooks, the MAC PotY, leads Ohio into conference tournament

Cierra ‘Cece’ Hooks grinned shyly, and you could see here weighing the options in her answer. Minutes after the Ohio University women’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season on Saturday, Hooks – a senior guard – was asked if she should be the Mid-American Conference Player of the Year. “Yeah,” Hooks began. “I mean, … Continue reading Hooks, the MAC PotY, leads Ohio into conference tournament

Bobcats get Flashes in 4-5 matchup in Cleveland

Maybe this time the Bobcats will get a rematch. Regular-season play in the Mid-American Conference came to an end Friday night with four games. Both Ohio’s trip to Bowling Green and Miami’s game against Akron were canceled on Thursday, and among the other four only one – Kent State at Buffalo – had any impact … Continue reading Bobcats get Flashes in 4-5 matchup in Cleveland