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

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: Offensive Struggles Doom Bobcats

For the first time since 2010, the Ohio Bobcats have started MAC play with an 0-4 conference record. Ohio fell 69-59 to Kent State on the road on Saturday, thanks to poor shooting and streaky defensive play. The Bobcats (5-10, 0-4 MAC) shot just 34 percent from the field en route to their fourth consecutive defeat.…