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Colts Select Ohio Pass Rusher Tarell Basham with 80th Overall Pick

The Indianapolis Colts selected Ohio University pass rusher Tarell Basham with the 80th overall pick in the 3rd round–concluding their Day 2 selections as it stands. The 6’4″, 249 pound pass rusher is coming off a standout senior season in which he recorded 50 tackles, 16.0 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks, a forced fumble, 2 […] Colts Select Ohio Pass Rusher Tarell Basham with...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
29 days ago

Michigan Lands Big Time Hoops Transfer In PG Jaaron Simmons

Michigan will need a point guard next year with the departure of senior Derrick Walton. Looks like Jaaron Simmons, a grad-transfer out of Ohio University, will be that guy.  Simmons, who averaged 15.9 points, 6.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 4 turnovers last season for the Bobcats, will finish his career as a Wolverine: Simmons, an All Mac First Teamer last year, stands at 6-foot...
Via Diehardsport
April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Tarell Basham, DE, Ohio

Could Basham become a mid-round steal? The 2017 NFL Draft doesn’t just have edge rushers coming out from premier football factories. This class has players who could be hunting quarterbacks at a high level coming from unexpected schools like Youngstown State, Houston, and Ohio. That’s not the Ohio State Buckeyes, it’s the Ohio Bobcats. Ohio defensive end Tarell Basham came...
Via Big Blue View
April 23, 2017

Walker's late shot gives Kent State 68-66 win over Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) Jaylin Walker dropped an off-balance runner over two defenders with 4.1 seconds left, giving Kent State a 68-66 semifinal win over Ohio on Friday night and setting up a date with rival Akron in the championship of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Walker drove the length of the floor before making his tough basket to put the Golden Flashes up by two. Ohio...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Carter, Kaminski help Ohio slip past Toledo in MAC tourney

CLEVELAND (AP) Jason Carter had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Kenny Kaminski hit the go-ahead jumper with seven seconds left and No. 2 seed Ohio beat Toledo 67-66 on Thursday night in the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Jaaron Simmons scored 24 points and Kaminski finished with nine points and three steals for Ohio (20-10), which will face sixth-seed Kent State or No. 3 seed...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Carter's double-double leads Ohio over RedHawks

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jason Carter scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and Ohio defeated Miami (Ohio) 69-55 on Friday night in a regular-season finale. Gavin Block added 13 points, Kenny Kaminski 12, Jordan Dartis 11 and Jaaron Simmons 10 with six assists for the Bobcats (19-10, 11-7), who clinched a bye into the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Michael Weathers...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Ohio beats Bowling Green 95-75 behind Simmons

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons scored 26 points and had 11 assists, Jason Carter added 19 points, and Ohio beat Bowling Green 95-75 on Saturday to win its third straight. Kenny Kaminski scored 14 points with three steals, Gavin Block and Jordan Dartis had 12 points apiece, and the Bobcats (17-8, 9-5 Mid-American) made 11 of 24 3-pointers (45.8 percent) and outrebounded the Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Dartis perfect at line in Ohio's 79-71 win over E. Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Jordan Dartis scored a career-high 26 points and made all 12 of his free throws, Jason Carter had 11 points and 14 rebounds and Ohio held off a late Eastern Michigan rally for a 79-71 win Tuesday night. Jordan Nobles' layup brought Eastern Michigan to within 71-63 with 45 seconds left. The Eagles' Ty Toney and Willie Mangum IV each hit 3s and Nobles added...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Simmons scores 38 as Ohio snaps Akron's 12-game win streak

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons scored a career-high 38 points with 10 rebounds and Ohio beat Akron 85-70 to snap the Zips' 12-game winning streak on Saturday. Simmons was 10-of-16 shooting, made all five of his 3-point attempts, sank 13 of 16 free throws and had five assists as the Bobcats (14-7, 6-4 Mid-American) handed the Zips (19-4, 9-1) their first defeat since losing at...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Western Michigan rallies from 21 down to beat Ohio 90-85

KALMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Thomas Wilder scored 22 of his 29 points in the second half, including a go-ahead free throw, Tucker Haymond added 20, and Western Michigan overcame a 21-point deficit with a late run to beat Ohio 90-85 on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid. The Bobcats led by as many as 21 in the first half and increased a 44-38 halftime lead to 81-71 on a layup by Gavin...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan slips past Ohio 53-49

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Ty Toney scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and Eastern Michigan slipped past Ohio for a 53-49 win Saturday. Eastern Michigan (11-6, 3-1 Mid-American) trailed by seven at the break but tied the game at 37 midway through the second half with a 7-0 spurt capped by James Thompson's layup. The teams knotted again at 41, 46 and 48 before Toney got a layup...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Kaminski caps comeback as Ohio rallies 74-72 at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Kenny Kaminski hit a contested jump shot with less than a second remaining as Ohio capped a huge comeback in to defeat Buffalo 74-72 and improve to 3-0 in Mid-American Conference on Tuesday night. Ohio was forced to call back-to-back timeouts with 28 seconds left as Buffalo smothered the Bobcats attempt to inbound. The Bulls defense remained tight as Kaminski...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Ohio downs Western Michigan in MAC opener behind Campbell

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 22 points with six 3-pointers and grabbed 12 rebounds and Ohio never trailed in beating Western Michigan 89-58 in Tuesday night's Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. The Bobcats (9-3) made 16 of 31 from behind the arc (51.6 percent) to Western Michigan's 4 of 15 and Ohio hit 31 of 62 field goals on 20 assists. Ohio's first...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Kaminski's 18 points lead Ohio past Div. II Urbana, 77-50

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Kenny Kaminski knocked down four 3-pointers and collected 18 points as Ohio closed out its nonconference slate with a 77-50 thrashing of Division II Urbana on Friday night. The Blue Knights held a three-point lead at intermission, 34-31, but managed just 16 points in the second half. Undefeated in seven home games, Ohio (8-3) heads into Mid-American Conference...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Dollar General Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's.You may not know much about Ohio and...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Two Ohio Football Players Won’t Make Bowl Trip Following Arrest

The Ohio University Bobcats will be traveling to Mobile, Alabama to face the Troy Trojans in the Dollar General Bowl on Dec. 23, but two of their players won’t be making the trip. Offensive linemen Desmond Noel and Jacob Ready were arrested Wednesday night and charged with first-degree felonies for aggravated robbery. According to Coed.com, Athens Police Department were called...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell leads Ohio past Bryant 79-53

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, his third double-double of the season, to lead Ohio to a 79-53 win over Bryant on Saturday. Jordan Dartis added 20 points, including six 3-pointers, for Ohio (5-1), which controlled the boards 47-33. Jaaron Simmons and Rodney Culver each had nine points for the Bobcats. Ohio never trailed in the game...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Dartis hits 6 treys, leads Ohio to 68-57 win over Tenn. Tech

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jordan Dartis was 6 of 12 from long range for 22 points as Ohio remained undefeated, knocking off Tennessee Tech 68-57 on Friday night. Dartis hit just one shot that was not a 3-pointer, making 7 of 16 from the floor. Jason Carter added 17 points and had three blocks, Jaaron Simmons had 12 points while dishing out seven assists and Antonio Campbell grabbed 10...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell, Kaminski lead Ohio past Georgia Tech 67-61

ATLANTA (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Ohio University rallied with 3-pointers Friday night to win 67-61 at Georgia Tech. Fifth-year senior Kenny Kaminski scored all 15 of his points in the second half on 3-pointers as the Bobcats (3-0) were 7 of 15 from beyond the arc after going 3 of 8 in the first half. Center Ben Lammers led the Yellow...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio uses balanced scoring to beat Southern 77-67

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jordan Dartis scored 15 points, and Kenny Kaminski and Antonio Campbell each had 14 to lead Ohio over Southern 77-67 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. With the score tied at 44 early in the second half, Kaminski made back-to-back 3s, Dartis hit a 3 and Campbell's layup pushed Ohio's lead to 55-46 with 14:41 to play. Later, Kaminski made another...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Prof gives free pass to student who ditched class for Series

CLEVELAND (AP) An Ohio college student who ditched class to head to the opening game of the World Series in Cleveland has won a reprieve from his professor by being honest. Ohio University professor Damian Nance says Charlie Turner checked into his Tuesday class by swiping a card, but wasn't there when Nance took attendance at the end of the session. Turner came clean after Nance...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Windham, defense lift Ohio to 30-24 win over Bowling Green

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Greg Windham passed for one touchdown and ran for another and Ohio turned four Bowling Green turnovers into 17 points in a 30-24 win on Saturday. A first quarter fumble recovery led to a field goal and second-quarter interceptions by Chad Moore and Javon Hagan led to touchdowns as the Bobcats (4-2, 2-0 Mid-American) opened a 23-7 lead. Maleek Irons had a 17...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio beats Miami (Ohio) 17-7

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Greg Windham scored his team's only offensive touchdown and Ohio kept Miami (Ohio) winless with a 17-7 victory on Saturday. Windham capped a 10-play, 73-yard drive with a nine-yard touchdown run midway through the second quarter to give the Bobcats (3-2, 1-0 Mid-American Conference) a 10-0 edge at halftime and they led the rest of the way. Windham finished with...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio downs Gardner-Webb 37-21 with big 1st half

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Quinton Maxwell threw two touchdown passes, Greg Windham added another and Ohio used a 30-point first half to beat Gardner-Webb 37-21 on Saturday. Maxwell was 11 of 14 for 167 yards passing, including a 17-yard scoring strike to Sebastian Smith and a 13-yarder to Kyle Belack. Windham threw for 143 yards, opening the scoring with a 17-yard TD pass to Smith, who...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Davis sacks Ohio QB to give Texas State 56-54 win in 3rd OT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Ishmael Davis sacked Ohio quarterback Greg Windham on a two-point conversion attempt in the third overtime to give Texas State a 56-54 victory over Ohio on Saturday. The teams had amassed 110 points before a defensive stop made the difference for Texas State which gave new coach Everett Withers his first win. Windham had just hit Elijah Ball on an 18-yard scoring...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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