Men’s Basketball: Bobcats escape Oxford with 20th win

Chris Bryant’s free throws with 1:41 left to play gave Miami its first lead of the game. Jaaron Simmons was having none of that. Simmons’ go-ahead layup with just over a minute remaining helped earn Ohio its 20th win of the season, 67-65, in thrilling fashion over Miami. The sophomore point guard scored Ohio’s final five…

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…

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: Ohio tops Cleveland State

After dropping their previous game at the hands of St. Bonaventure, the Ohio Bobcats rebounded on Saturday Night, defeating Cleveland St, 76-67, to improve to 5-3 this season. Ohio started slow out of the gates, falling behind seven points in the opening minutes of the game. However, they soon found their stroke on offense, something…

Men’s Basketball: Ohio holds on to defeat FGCU

Saul Phillips hopes that the 2015-2016 season will be drastically different for his Ohio Bobcats, and that proved true for one of his players in Saturday’s season opener. Wadly Momnpremier has battled Crohn’s disease since joining the Bobcats, but the junior had a career-best game in Ohio’s 85-75 season-opening win over Florida Gulf Coast. “Today felt…