Jon Smith scored 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting and hauled in 12 rebounds to help Ohio push past Akron 66-50 on Saturday night.
The Bobcats (19-8, 9-5 Mid-American) shot 54.7 percent from the field. Travis Wilkins finished with 14 points and Nick Kellogg added 11.
Akron (17-10, 9-5) stumbled through a 15-of-56 shooting performance (26.8 percent). Demetrius Treadwell and Quincy Diggs...
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February 22, 2014
ST. LOUIS The question hadn't even finished coming out of the reporter's mouth when Ohio forward Jon Smith responded with a simple answer.
"No," Smith said. "That's it. No. I don't take any solace at all. I'm not here to just be happy that we got here. I'm happy when I win and that's how my teammates feel as well. We didn't do what...
ST. LOUIS Jon Smith doesn't consider his situation to be a new beginning, but he prepares to receive a pass during a practice at the Edward Jones Dome two games from an unlikely Final Four.
He shifts his feet near the perimeter. He sizes up his target. He opens his palms and begins to yell.
"Right here!" he says. "Right here! Right here!"
Smith lifts the...