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: 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.…