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December 2021

1. St. Francis misses potential go-ahead shots, Ohio holds on
ATHENS – Mark Sears scored 24 points, and Ohio held on to beat St. Francis 78-75 on Saturday at The Convo. The Bobcats (6-2) led by as many as 18 points in the first half. The Red Flash (3-4) cut the...

2. Ohio erases deficit but goes cold again in loss TO LSU
BATON ROUGE, La. – Ohio missed its first 11 shots, rallied to tie the game early in the second half and then went cold again, losing 66-51 to undefeated LSU on Wednesday night at the Pete Maravich...


November 2021

3. Ohio finishes strong to put away Concordia 88-68
ATHENS – After a slow start, Ohio exploded past Concordia 88-68 on Friday afternoon at The Convo. The Bobcats trailed by seven at halftime but put up 58 points after the break against their NAIA...

4. Bobcats pull away for win over Mountaineers
ATHENS – All five starters scored in double figures as Ohio downed Mount St. Mary’s 73-59 on Monday night at The Convo. Mark Sears led the way with 15 points and seven assists, and Jason Carter and...

5. No. 13 Kentucky dominates boards, pulls away late
LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 13 Kentucky pounded Ohio on the boards and pulled away late for a 77-59 victory on Friday night at Rupp Arena. The Wildcats (3-1) outrebounded the Bobcats (3-1) by a 53-17...

6. Carter, Vander Plas post double-doubles in Bobcats win
ATHENS – Jason Carter and Ben Vander Plas both posted double-doubles as Ohio snapped its four-game losing streak against Robert Morris with an 85-71 victory on Monday night at The Convo. Carter led...

7. Balanced Ohio rolls past Cleveland State
CLEVELAND – Balanced Ohio had all five starters score eight or more points in a 67-56 victory against Cleveland State on Saturday night at the Wolstein Center. Mark Sears led the way for the Bobcats...

8. Sears leads impressive win over Belmont in opener
ATHENS – Mark Sears, Jason Carter and Ben Vander Plas were a lethal combination as Ohio opened its season with a 92-80 victory against Bemont on Tuesday night at The Convo. With Jason Preston gone to...

9. Ohio rolls to exhibition win over Capital
ATHENS – Ohio took care of business in opening its season with a 92-66 victory against Capital in an exhibition Saturday at The Convo. The Bobcats went on an early 18-0 run to build a 50-26 halftime...


March 2021

10. Cold-shooting Bobcats eliminated by Creighton
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Shots would not fall, and Ohio’s dance in the NCAA Tournament ended with a 72-58 loss to Creighton on Monday evening at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The No. 13 seed Bobcats shot just 31.8%...

11. Ohio tourney magic continues
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Ohio is dancing into the second round again. Ben Vander Plas scored 17 points and spear-headed a game-changing second-half run, while Jason Preston off his abilities to the nation...

12. BOBCATS GOING DANCING!
CLEVELAND – Jeff Boals and the Bobcats danced on the court, and next week, they will be dancing in the NCAA Tournament. Ohio completed a dominant run through the Mid-American Conference tournament...

13. Preston, Vander Plas lead Bobcats to upset of top-seeded Rockets
CLEVELAND – Jason Preston and Ben Vander Plas combined for 53 points to help Ohio knock off Mid-American Conference regular season champion Toledo 87-80 in the semifinals of the conference tournament...

14. Healthy Bobcats blow out Golden Flashes in tounament quarterfinals
CLEVELAND – Questions surrounded both Ohio and Kent State regarding which players would be available in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference men’s basketball tournament Thursday afternoon...


February 2021

15. Buffalo snaps Ohio's win streak with 86-66 blowout
ATHENS – Ohio’s six-game winning streak came to a screeching halt with an 86-66 loss to Buffalo on Saturday at The Convo. Josh Mballa scored 19 of his 23 points in the first half when the Bulls...

16. Win streak reaches 6 as Bobcats run away from Eagles
ATHENS – Back to full strength, Ohio rolled to its sixth straight victory and clinched a spot in the Mid-American Conference tournament, beating Eastern Michigan 86-67 on Thursday afternoon at The...

17. Bobcats return with bang by blowing out Zips
ATHENS – Nothing could stop Ohio in its return to the court after a three-week break because of COVID-19 issues. The Bobcats showed no signs of rust and overcame the absences of its two leading...

18. Bobcats put 6 in double figures in win over Chippewas
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Six players scored in double figures, and Ohio picked up its first road win at Central Michigan in eight years with an 83-69 victory Tuesday night at McGuirk Arena. Jason...


January 2021

19. Wilson's putback helps Ohio hold off Buffalo
AMHERST, N.Y. – Dwight Wilson III scored on a putback with 25 seconds remaining, and Ohio held off Buffalo 76-75 on Friday night at Alumni Arena. Wilson, who scored a game-high 21 points, grabbed Ben...

20. Sears has career-high 21 points in easy Ohio win
ATHENS – Freshman Mark Sears continued to impress with a career-high 21 points as Ohio ran away with an easy 81-58 victory against Western Michigan on Tuesday night at The Convo. Dwight Wilson III...

21. Preston records 2nd career triple-double in Ohio win
ATHENS – Jason Preston posted his second career triple-double and the third in program history as Ohio defeated Ball State 85-77 on Saturday afternoon at The Convo. It was not a good shooting day for...

22. Kent State pounds boards in 89-79 win over Ohio
ATHENS - Kent State shot 57.4% and held a 24-rebound advantage in beating Ohio 89-79 on Saturday at The Convo. The Golden Flashes races out to a 40-26 halftime lead, and even a 53-point second half...

23. Preston returns to lead Bobcats to easy win
ATHENS – Jason Preston returned to the lineup and helped Ohio roll past Miami 78-61 on Tuesday night at The Convo. He had 10 points, eight assists and six rebounds in 32 minutes after missing the...

24. Toledo runs past Ohio 95-78
TOLEDO – Toledo had a big first half and cruised past Ohio 95-78 to remain undefeated in Mid-American Conference play Friday night at Savage Arena. The Rockets led by as many as 21 points late in the...

25. Wilson helps Bobcats hold off Huskies 76-73
ATHENS – Darius Beane missed a long, contested 3-pointer at the buzzer, and Ohio held off Northern Illinois 76-73 for its second straight win Tuesday evening at The Convo. The Bobcats held a...

26. Sears' career game lifts Ohio to first MAC win
MUNCIE, Ind. – Freshman Mark Sears did his best Jason Preston impression to help Ohio snap its three-game losing streak with a 78-68 victory Saturday at Worthen Arena. With Preston still sidelined...





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