Toledo fends off Bobcat surge, wins 82-76

Rian Pearson scored 29 points for Toledo (21-3, 9-2) to defeat Ohio (17-7, 7-4) 82-76 on Wednesday night. When his Rockets trailed 57-56 with 10 minutes remaining, the senior scored nine straight points to regain a lead that Toledo would never surrender. “I knew Rian Pearson was gonna step up tonight.” said Ohio head coach…

The MAC Blog: Ohio, Akron and everybody else

After a far too long hiatus, the MAC Blog is back in your life. In this edition, the first of 2013, will dive into the dominance of Ohio and Akron, what is going on with the women, and a statistic that I find odd. Now onto the blogging. Ohio, Akron and nobody else:  Currently the…

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…

MAC’s leading scorer, Toledo visit the convo

The Bobcats look to stay undefeated in MAC play when they host the Toledo Rockets, Saturday evening at the Convocation Center in a matchup of the two preseason division favorites. Coming off a wire-to-wire 18-point win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night, Ohio (12-5, 3-0) returns home where its won 33 of its past 35…