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

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

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

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

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

Bobcats face Broncos in curtain call for Preston

What can Jason Preston do for an encore? Ohio head coach Jeff Boals wouldn’t put it past Preston, OU’s floppy-topped junior point guard, to make more program history and notch a second-consecutive triple-double when the Bobcats host Western Michigan on Tuesday night inside the Convocation Center. The tip-off time is set for 6 p.m. Ohio … Continue reading Bobcats face Broncos in curtain call for Preston