Back “in the fight,” Johnson helps OU survive Ball State, 61-59

With an ailing leg and the worst shooting half of her career already in the book, Erica Johnson remained right where she wanted to be and -- as it turned out -- had the Cardinals right where she wanted them. Johnson scorched the nets for 19 second-half points, including 14 in a scintillating third quarter, … Continue reading Back “in the fight,” Johnson helps OU survive Ball State, 61-59

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

Hooks’ 38 points powers Ohio comeback at WMU

In short, there was no way Cece Hooks was going to let her team lose on Saturday. Sure, she was missing her partner as junior guard Erica Johnson wasn’t available due to a head injury suffered on Wednesday. Then sophomore guard Peyton Guice, another starter and good perimeter defender, went down with a serious knee … Continue reading Hooks’ 38 points powers Ohio comeback at WMU

A comeback for the ages as Ohio stuns Buffalo

A week ago, Kaylee Bambule missed a 3-pointer with three seconds left in overtime as her Ohio Bobcats lost an 88-85 decision to visiting Ball State. Redemption came seven later. Bambule, a fourth-year junior, bagged a go-ahead 3-pointer from the right corner with 11.4 seconds left as Ohio staged an improbable late fourth-quarter comeback to … Continue reading A comeback for the ages as Ohio stuns Buffalo

Streak broken: Bobcats end CMU’s 17-game home winning streak

The Bobcats were at the end of any conceivable wiggle room, as far as winning the Mid-American Conference regular season was concerned. So, they came out swinging. Buoyed by a 16-point run in the first quarter, Ohio posted a 93-84 victory at Central Michigan on Saturday that not only rekindled hope in a title run … Continue reading Streak broken: Bobcats end CMU’s 17-game home winning streak

Kroll provides spark, Hooks dominates as OU rips Toledo

On the basketball court, Cece Hooks believes there’s not a single matchup she can’t win, not a play she can’t make, and that she'll always find a way to impact the game. Off the floor, her mother told Hooks – Ohio’s senior guard – she wasn’t actually DOING enough.  “My mom has been getting on … Continue reading Kroll provides spark, Hooks dominates as OU rips Toledo

Hooks, Burris push Bobcats past RedHawks

The Bobcats shook off a recent loss, but couldn’t shake off the regret of not finishing a game strongly as they posted a 72-63 win over the Miami RedHawks on Wednesday night at Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio. Ohio (4-3, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) led by as many as 21 points in the second half and … Continue reading Hooks, Burris push Bobcats past RedHawks

Chips clip Bobcats again, 90-87

Bob Boldon doesn’t want to hear any of your ‘new year, new me!’ hyperbole. To him, it’s clear what his team is at this point in time following Saturday’s 90-87 home loss to Central Michigan in the Convocation Center. The loss was the second in a row for Ohio (3-3, 1-2 Mid-American Conference), but its … Continue reading Chips clip Bobcats again, 90-87