MAC Championship Game: Akron shuts down Ohio to take MAC crown

As the seconds ticked away, Chauncey Gilliam raised his arms in excitement toward the Akron crowd in anticipation of victory. After all they had endured, step one was finally complete. Playing without their suspended starting point guard, Gilliam scored 13 points and Demetrius Treadwell added a double-double for the second consecutive night as the Zips…

Bobcats look to clinch two-seed, double bye in MAC Tourney

After watching its dreams of winning a Mid-American Conference regular season title fade away on Wednesday, Ohio must regroup Saturday afternoon when it faces off against Bowling Green at the Stroh Center. The Bobcats (20-8, 11-2 in MAC play) are coming off a crushing 88-81 overtime loss to MAC-leading and No. 24-ranked Akron in a…