Men’s Basketball: Simmons leads ‘Cats to W

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The crowd was quiet, panicking. The Ohio offensive feast in the first half turned to famine in the second and Northern Illinois had recovered from a 18-point deficit to reclaim the lead. Then Jaaron Simmons took over. With his team down one and four minutes remaining, Simmons shouldered the load, scoring or assisting on all […]

Men’s Basketball: Mistakes doom Ohio in loss to Akron

Saul Phillips compares Ohio's ers.
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Rebound tip-ins from Reggie McAdams and Jake Kretzer on consecutive possessions in the final three minutes all but sealed a fifth straight Akron win. For Ohio, the two failed boxouts were microcosms of the evening. Mistakes cost the Bobcats a chance at upsetting the Zips in a 80-68 defeat Tuesday night. “We lost to the […]

Men’s Basketball: Ohio knocks off MAC-leading Flashes

Tony Campbell (left) dons glow stick glasses in the postgame press conference after his 28 points led Ohio to victory over Kent State. 
(Photo by Corbin Bagford)

Ohio forward Tony Campbell scored 22 points in the second half after just six in the first to lead his team to its 13th win of the season. He said the secret was in his soles. “I changed shoes,” Campbell said, starring stoicly through glow stick glasses he received from the student section. “(I changed) […]

Men’s Basketball: Ohio rolls over Western Michigan

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Exactly one week after dropping their first home contest of the season, 91-75 to Bowling Green, the Ohio Bobcats rebounded to top another conference foe, Western Michigan, 82-64 on Tuesday Night–their first win over the Broncos at home since January of 2012. The Bobcats improved to 11-6 overall and 2-3 against the MAC, this coming […]

Men’s Basketball: Late push not enough for ‘Cats at Kent State

Jaaron Simmons brings the ball up the court in Ohio's 73-57 exhibition victory over Indiana Tech. He scored 24 points to lead Ohio to a win on Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Corbin Bagford)

The standout performances of Ohio forwards Kenny Kaminski and Tony Campbell weren’t enough to bring home a win. Despite a late surge, the Bobcats (10-6, 1-3 MAC) suffered a 89-82 defeat at the hands of the Kent State Golden Flashes on Saturday night. Kent State (12-5, 3-1 MAC) led by as many as 16 with just over […]

Men’s Basketball: Ohio falls to Bowling Green, 91-75

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The Ohio Bobcats dropped to 1-2 in MAC play (10-5 overall) after falling to the Bowling Green Falcons (11-5, 2-1), 91-75, on Tuesday Night in Athens. This loss was an unfortunate one for the Bobcats, who came into Tuesday with a perfect 8-0 mark when playing in front of their home crowd at the Convocation […]

Men’s Basketball: Bobcats bounce back, buck Ball State

Ohio recovered from Wednesday's loss at NIU to defeat Ball State Saturday. (Photo by Corbin Bagford)

Tony Campbell scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Ohio to a 79-73 home victory over Ball State. Campbell, the Bobcats’ starting center, sank four of his six 3-point attempts to help gain the Green & White’s first Mid-American Conference win of the season. “He was good in a lot of […]

Men’s Basketball: Bobcats fall on the road in MAC opener

Saul Phillips compares Ohio's ers.
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Northern Illinois sank half of its shots on Wednesday night to defeat Ohio at home, 80-69. The Green & White converted only three of its 17 shot attempts in the final 10 minutes of play to drop their first Mid-American Conference game of the season. “The biggest factor in the game was our inability to guard […]

Men’s Basketball: Ohio wins fifth straight in non-conference finale

Ohio wrapped up non-conference play with a 81-56 victory over UC-Riverside.
(Photo by Corbin Bagford)

Treg Setty scored a season-high 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Ohio to a 81-59 victory over UC-Riverside (9-6) on Wednesday night. The win extends the Bobcats’ win streak to five games and wraps up the team’s non-conference slate. “The shots were falling,” Setty said. “Tonight my number was called and I […]

Men’s Basketball: Campbell carries ‘Cats to W

Tony Campbell tallied his fourth consecutive double-double in Ohio's win over UAPB. (Photo by ohiobobcats.com)

Tony Campbell commanded the paint on Monday night and led Ohio to a 65-58 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-11). The junior forward earned his sixth double-double of the young season with 26 points and 12 rebounds in Ohio’s fourth consecutive win. Campbell’s 26 points were a career-high. The double-double is his fourth in as many games. […]

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