MAC Championship running diary

Ohio took on Akron in the MAC Championship last night. Alex Hider was court-side at the Q. These are his thoughts in real-time. 5:55 (34 minutes to tip off)-This arena is going to be loud. Ohio’s student section is nearly full at this point. Akron fans are a bit tardy, but as local favorites, they’ll…

Ohio survives second half scare from Western Michigan

It was a tale of two halves Friday night in Cleveland. It was also a tale of two heroes. D.J. Cooper (21 points, 10 assists) and Walter Offutt (14 points, 11 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles as Ohio (24-8) survived a second-half scare from Western Michigan (20-12) to advance to the MAC Championship game. Ohio began…