Men’s Basketball: Bobcats hold off RedHawks

Ohio fended off a second half Miami surge and emerged with a 76-64 victory in Saturday’s “Battle of the Bricks.” Tony Campbell had a career day rebounding and Jaaron Simmons played a near-perfect game to lead the Bobcats to their fifth consecutive victory in front of a season-high crowd of 9,018. Campbell recorded a double-double…

Women’s Basketball: Ohio dominates rival Miami, 72-44

Ohio women’s basketball (20-4, 12-1) continued their winning ways on Wednesday night with a thrashing of rival Miami (9-15, 3-10), 72-44. The Bobcats’ offense was smooth and efficient once again in route to their 20th victory of the season. Quiera Lampkins led all scorers with 20 points and set the team-high in assists (four), steals…

Men’s Basketball: Simmons leads ‘Cats to W

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

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 rolls over Western Michigan

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…