Bobcats ready to open season against Panthers

Before the Ohio men’s basketball team can prepare for its highly anticipated clash against No. 11 Ohio State on Tuesday, they will have to get past a team who has enjoyed plenty of success in recent years. Ohio head coach Jim Christian and his squad will begin the post-D.J. Cooper era Saturday at 2 p.m.…

Five on five, Vol. 8

Each week, we ask five of our sportswriters five questions about Ohio athletics. Their answers may surprise you. This week, we talked to sports editor Alex Hider, contributor Danny Medlock, assistant sports editor Katie Hendershot, football writer Zak Kolesar and hockey writer Josh Yost. Basketball plays it’s first game in the Convo on Saturday, an exhibition…

Ink runs deep on Ohio’s basketball team

Young Javarez Willis spent all day searching. Great-grandma told him they were hard to spot, but he was determined to find one. He always knew that “life was a gamble.” He needed all the luck he could get. Finally, “Bean” spots one. Sprouting up from the dry Texas soil, there it was: a four-leaf clover.…

Keely dominates in Bobcats victory

The score may read like a typical Ohio victory, but the Green and White needed some help from some unlikely heroes Saturday night. The Bobcats (13-5, 4-0 MAC) defeated Toledo (6-9, 2-2 MAC) 76-67 on the back of a career-high 24 points from Reggie Keely. The senior forward was 9-9 from the field. “Reggie’s been…

Ohio takes hot streak on the road

In four road games this season, Ohio is winless and averaging nearly 15 turnovers a game. The Bobcats (10-5, 1-0 MAC) look to buck that trend when they travel to Western Michigan (8-6, 0-1 MAC) on Saturday. Ohio looks to stay hot from the field after blowing out Marshall and Buffalo in their last two…