Disappointing Season for Ohio Ends in First Round Loss

After a disappointing regular season, the Ohio Bobcats were looking to salvage a season that many wish would have went differently. But as it has been the case this year for the Bobcats, the disappointment found its’ way into the game against Western Michigan, losing 82-74 in the first round of the 2015 Mid-American Conference […]

Men’s Basketball: Seniors lead Bobcats in blowout victory

Saul Phillips carried cutouts of Willis and Ndour to his postgame presser. | Twitter, @ohiobobcattv

The senior trio of Stevie Taylor, Bean Willis and Maurice Ndour made sure to leave the Convocation Center on a high note. The three combined for 67 points in Ohio’s 95-65 rout of Miami on Friday night. “It was very clearly three seniors that said ‘enough is enough, we’re not gonna lose on senior night’,” Ohio […]

Men’s Basketball: Frustrations hitting Bobcats

Bean Willis may be sidelined following a sprained ankle suffered in Tuesday's loss. | ohiobobcats.com

Saul Phillips’ job isn’t getting any easier. His Ohio Bobcats lost their fifth straight game, a 76-65 defeat to Bowling Green on Tuesday. The loss marks the first time since 2004 that Ohio (9-17, 4-11 MAC) has dropped five games in a row. “Try not to make it six,” Phillips said helplessly when asked where his […]

Men’s Basketball: Golden Flashes edge Bobcats in defensive battle

Saul Phillips compares Ohio's ers.
Stephen Dunn, Getty Images

Ohio coach Saul Phillips is frustrated. He’s frustrated with missed shots. He’s frustrated with his team’s effort. He’s frustrated with losing. On Saturday afternoon, his Ohio Bobcats lost their fourth straight game, falling 64-51 to Kent State. “Somebody forgot to tell our shooting ability that it wasn’t a ‘Snow Day’ today,” Phillips said. Ohio (9-16, […]

Men’s Basketball: Ohio falls to rival Miami

Miami retired Charlie Coles #10 on Saturday. (Corbin Bagford)

A 21-5 Miami run midway through the second half allowed the RedHawks to pull ahead and defeat the Ohio Bobcats 77-66 on Saturday afternoon. The victory was the RedHawks’ first over Ohio since March 4, 2011. Ohio (9-14, 4-8 MAC) led by as many as 14 in the first half, but trailed by as many […]

Lack of Effort Shows in Bobcats 68-57 Loss to Central Michigan

It is customary at the Convo for the student section for Ohio to stand from the start of the game until the Bobcats allow a field goal to their opponents. That lasted a mere 27 seconds on Tuesday, as Central Michigan forward John Simmons hit a three-pointer on their first shot of the game. As […]

Campbell and Ndour Help Ohio Win Second Straight Game

Just over a week ago, the Ohio Bobcats played by far their worst game of the year in a 36-point loss to Eastern Michigan. On Saturday, the Bobcats were able to redeem that disastrous loss by defeating the Eagles at home in the Convocation Center, 76-73. “A 39-point turnaround from a week and a half […]

Men’s Basketball: Willis leads ‘Cats to nailbiting victory

Bean Willis may be sidelined following an ankle sprain suffered in Tuesday night's loss. (Brien Vincent Photography)

Bean Willis’ season-high 31 points led Ohio to a thrilling 83-82 victory over the Akron Zips. The senior combo guard headlined an overpowering second half  comeback to lead the Bobcats to a thrilling win. The Green & White trailed by as much as 11 with 12:30 remaining, but they outscored Akron 29-10 in the next […]

Men’s Basketball: Road struggles continue for Bobcats in loss

Central Michigan remained undefeated at McGuirk Arena by holding off the Ohio Bobcats in a 74-69 victory. The Chippewas (15-4, 5-3 MAC) never trailed in the game, but never were able put it out of contention. Ohio coach Saul Phillips said he counted six missed layups that cost his team the game. “The lesson of […]

Bobcats Offense Goes Mute, Lose Big to Eastern Michigan

The Ohio Bobcats suffered their worst MAC loss in over five years, losing to Eastern Michigan 76-40. The Bobcats shot 22.8 percent from the field, their lowest of the season. The offense, which was starting to come together over the last two games, regressed in a major way tonight, unable able to score from either inside […]


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