Ohio Football edges rival Miami (OH), 17-7

  Oxford, OH— In an overall sloppy game, the Ohio Bobcats (3-2, 1-0) prevailed, 17-7, over arch-rival Miami (OH) on Saturday at Fred C. Yager Stadium. Ohio’s offense was held to under 200 yards of total offense, but their defense carried them to a MAC-opening victory with four takeaways. Miami (0-5, 0-1) turned the ball…

Ndour inks deal with Knicks

Former Bobcat Maurice Ndour signed a two-year deal with the New York Knicks Wednesday, as first reported by David Pick. Ndour confirmed the signing on his Instagram account. Ndour, a 6-foot-9 forward from Senegal, transferred to Ohio in 2013 and averaged 14.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per game in his two seasons in Athens. He…

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…