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: 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: Campbell carries ‘Cats to W

Tony Campbell commanded the paint on Monday night and led Ohio to a 65-58 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-11). The junior forward earned his sixth double-double of the young season with 26 points and 12 rebounds in Ohio’s fourth consecutive win. Campbell’s 26 points were a career-high. The double-double is his fourth in as many games.…

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…