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

Ohio faces Creighton with Sweet 16 spot on the line

According to Jeff Boals, there’s plenty of room left on the bandwagon. As the only team from the state of Ohio left in the 2021 NCAA Tournament, the No. 13-seeded Bobcats (17-7) will welcome any and all support on Monday when they battle fifth-seeded Creighton (21-8) in a West Region second-round game starting at 6:10 … Continue reading Ohio faces Creighton with Sweet 16 spot on the line

Vander Plas provides biggest moments in Ohio’s upset

The game over, the battle won, Ben Vander Plas took a moment to talk with Tony Bennett. Together they turned and pointed up into the stands inside Assembly Hall. Ohio’s forward and the Virginia men’s basketball coach were acknowledging Dean Vander Plas – Ben’s (full name Bennett, or this week Maximus as dubbed by Jeff … Continue reading Vander Plas provides biggest moments in Ohio’s upset

Bobcats keep dancing as Ohio upsets Virginia 62-58

The Bobcats don’t always make the NCAA Tournament. But when they do? Well, you’ll want to give them the benefit of a doubt in their first-round matchup. The Ohio Bobcats celebrate after their 62-58 win over the Virginia Cavaliers in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament held at at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall … Continue reading Bobcats keep dancing as Ohio upsets Virginia 62-58

Ohio women beat Fordham, earn third game in WNIT

The Bobcats’ season now has an end-point in sight. The Ohio University women’s basketball team blew out Fordham, 81-65, in a consolation game in the second round of the 2021 WNIT on Saturday afternoon at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte. Ohio's 2020-21 women's basketball team will play its final game of the season on Monday, March … Continue reading Ohio women beat Fordham, earn third game in WNIT

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

Preston poised to etch his name in Bobcat lore

Jason Preston, for all his traits, is nothing like D.J. Cooper. Cooper, a former Bobcat standout, scribbled his name across the Ohio record book and into OU lore with a four-year career that had more raw numbers, bravado and NCAA Tournament wins than any other player in modern history. Ohio guard Jason Preston and head … Continue reading Preston poised to etch his name in Bobcat lore

Bobcats clipped at end of WNIT opener vs. Clemson

Cece Hooks has turned in dozens of critical, game-clinching or game-turning plays during her collegiate playing career. On Friday afternoon, she was on the other end of one. Ohio forward Gabby Burris (41) had 17 points during the Bobcats' 65-60 loss to Clemson in the first round of the 2021 WNIT on Friday, March 19 … Continue reading Bobcats clipped at end of WNIT opener vs. Clemson