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Simmons, Dartis lead Ohio past Northern Illinois 80-69

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Redshirt sophomore Jaaron Simmons had 24 points and 12 assists and freshman Jordan Dartis added 17 points as Ohio defeated Northern Illinois 80-69 on Saturday. Ohio shot 54 percent, making 30 of 56 field goal attempts against Northern Illinois, which came in ranked 15th nationally in field-goal percentage defense, holding opponents to an average of 39-percent...
Via Associated Press
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Williams 20 points help carry Akron past Ohio, 80-68

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Josh Williams scored 20 points and Akron pulled away late from the free throw line to beat Ohio, 80-68 Tuesday night. The Zips grabbed the lead five minutes in and never relinquished it, but had trouble pulling away. Doug Taylor hit a pair of free throws with 14:32 left to make it a one-point game, 44-43, but the Bobcats could not wrest the lead away from Akron...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Campbell leads Ohio to 72-61 win over Kent State

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 22 of his 28 points in the second half and Ohio snapped Kent State's five-game winning streak with a 72-61 win on Friday night. Kenny Kaminski added 12 points for the Bobcats (13-7, 4-4 Mid-American), who lost the first meeting 89-82. Ohio had an early 11-point lead and was up 30-23 at the half. The Golden Flashes closed within 34-33...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Simmons, Ohio beat Western Michigan 82-64

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons had 24 points and nine assists, Antonio Campbell added 16 points with a career-high 16 rebounds and Ohio beat Western Michigan 82-64 on Tuesday night. Simmons made all four of his 3-point attempts as Ohio hit 11 of 20. Ohio was held scoreless for the first four minutes of the second half until back-to-back 3-pointers gave the Bobcats a 41-39 lead...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio linebacker pulls off strip-six in Camellia Bowl

You don't see touchdowns like this every day.Midway through the third quarter of Saturday night's Camellia Bowl between Ohio and Appalachian State, with the Mountaineers driving to try to trim their 10-point deficit, the Bobcats turned the tables with a strip-six (yes, a strip-six, not a pick-six).On an Appalachian State jet sweep, Ohio linebacker Jovon Johnson caught up to ball...
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio Bobcats vs. Appalachia State Mountaineers: Betting odds, pont spread and tv streaming

On Saturday the Ohio Bobcats and Appalachian State Mountaineers will face off against one another in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl. Ohio (8-4) and Appalachian State (10-2) each will be looking for the win in this one. Coverage of this game airs on ESPN beginning at 5:30 pm ET from the Crampton Bowl. The Odds: Appalachian State is a 8 point favorite against Ohio. The over/under...
Via Tireball.com
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio’s Saul Phillips addresses controversial statement

After his Ohio Bobcats blew a 19-point lead to Tulsa on Friday afternoon, head coach Saul Phillips took to the airwaves to make a pretty controversial remark. “Disappointing, disappointing. They have nine seniors, we got one. When those guys are selling car insurance, we’ll be winning championships, so. When their guys are selling car insurance, we’ll be winning championships...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Undefeated Brecksville-Broadview Heights hosts last year's state runner-up Nordonia

Knights @ Bees – Friday, October 2 at 11:00 p.m. on SportsTime Ohio · Follow @SportsTimeOhio · Get a behind-the-scenes look at all the action on SnapChat! Follow username SportsTimeOhio's snap story to see inside the production truck and all around Bees Stadium. · Broadcast Team: o   Jeff Phelps and Frank Stams will call the game o   Ryan Cavanaugh (@ryancav7) will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Iowa RB C.J. Hilliard headed to Ohio

Former Iowa running back C.J. Hilliard left the program because he wanted to play closer to home, and now he will have that chance. Speaking to Jason Arkley of The Athens Messenger, Ohio University Bobcats head football coach Frank Solich stated that Hilliard had joined the program and would suit up in 2016 after sitting out this season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules. “He’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Ohio’s Maurice Ndour Beats The Buzzer With Game-Winning Dunk

Ohio University won its second MAC conference game , 63-61 over Buffalo, in dramatic fashion this afternoon when senior forward Maurice Ndour took a three-quarter court inbounds pass with 3.2 seconds left, faked a defender out his shoes at the free-throw line, and finished with authority.  Check out the full play below: Ndour caught the ball in similar position to the way Duke’s...
Via College Spun
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio University will be happy it called Saul Phillips

ATHENS, Ohio – It was only about five minutes after I walked into Saul Phillips’ new office at Ohio University when I knew I was going to really, really enjoy my time with Phillips, the up-and-coming 42-year-old who provided one of the most memorable moments of last year’s NCAA tournament. Because five minutes is about how long it took for the ex-North Dakota State coach to...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Kentucky Debuting New Shiny Blue Alternate Helmets Today

Schools have been breaking out surprise new alternate helmets on us today. Earlier, Temple unveiled a slick new two-toned look, and now Kentucky will be wearing some very slick blue alternate lids for their game against the Ohio Bobcats. More views of the new alternate helmets! #WeAreUK #ChangeTheGame pic.twitter.com/MTAM4zVqER — UK Equipment Staff (@UKequipment) September 6,...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Check Out This Time-Lapse Video Of Ohio Football’s New Locker Room Getting Installed

Football teams all over the country are showing off their new locker rooms with the 2014 season right around the corner. The latest school to do this is Ohio University, which released a time-lapse video of the team’s new locker room getting installed yesterday. The video starts with a mostly empty room, and by the time that the time-lapse is finished, the team’s brand new locker...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Guy Makes His Pledge On Facebook To Ohio University…For Beer Pong

Ohio University, one of the biggest partying schools in the country, got a huge commitment this afternoon.  As one reddit user found on his timeline, the guy above committed on his Facebook to the Bobcats to play beer pong in 2015. Good luck to you, sir. I’m sure you’ll be an all-star in no time.   The post Guy Makes His Pledge On Facebook To Ohio University…For Beer Pong...
Via Diehardsport
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 98 Ohio Bobcats season preview

Ohio comes into the 2014 season losing four out of its last five games in 2013 and having to fill the void of quarterback Tyler Tettleton, who graduated in the off-season. Finishing at 7-6 overall and 4-4 in the MAC East Division in 2013, offensive coordinator Tim Albin feels his team is embracing the transition. “This has been the best spring I've ever been a part of, as...
Via College Football Universe
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Athens QB picks Ohio State

Athens, Ohio High School quarterback Joey Burrow has decided he'll play college football at Ohio State. Scout.com lists Burrow at 6'4, 190 and lists him as a four-star prospect and the No. 26 quarterback prospect nationally in the class of 2015. Burrow becomes Ohio State's first 2015 commitment since February and just the third overall. Urban Meyer's previous two classes featured...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio taps Phillips as new men's basketball coach

Ohio University has its 18th men's basketball coach after hiring Saul Phillips from North Dakota State late Saturday night. Phillips led the Bison to unprecedented success during his seven seasons in Fargo, including the program's first Summit League championship and NCAA tournament appearance in 2009. They won the Summit League again this season and knocked off Oklahoma in the NCAA...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Boston College To Hire Ohio’s Jim Christian As New Head Coach

Boston College has found a new boss. Ohio University men’s basketball coach Jim Christian has agreed in principle to become the new head coach at BC, multiple sources told both ESPN’s Jeff Goodman and Jason Arkley of The Athens Messenger. Christian has posted a 49-21 record in two years at Ohio, leading the Bobcats to the championship game of the Mid-American Conference in 2012...
Via NESN.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: SW Ohio HS senior shatters backboard

As far as memorable nights go, Connor Brown had a pretty strong one Tuesday. Playing his final home high school basketball game and participating in senior night activities, Brown surpassed the 1,000-point plateau for his Miamisburg career. In the fourth quarter, he delivered a dunk that shattered a backboard. Brown had 39 points on the night as Miamisburg defeated GWOC rival Lebanon...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down where Ohio's top prospects went in 2014

With most of the dust having settled from another National Signing Day, we thought we would take a look at where members of Scout.com's Ohio Top 100 prospects in Ohio ended up in 2014. While Ohio State and Cincinnati both signed nine players from the Ohio Top 100, Kentucky led the way with 10. In all, 66 Ohioans are headed to a school in one of the five power conferences. The...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo QBs coach returning to Bobcats

Toledo quarterbacks coach Scott Isphording is returning to a familiar place along the Hocking River. Isphording is departing the Rockets to take over as Ohio University's co-offensive coordinator, The Toledo Blade reports. He was the Bobcats' tight ends coach in 2009 before taking the role at Toledo, where he spent four seasons.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio Bobcats vs. East Carolina Pirates: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Monday the Ohio Bobcats and East Carolina Pirates will face off against one another in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. Ohio (7-5) and East Carolina (9-3) will each be showcasing themselves in this daytime game on Monday. Coverage of the game between Ohio and East Carolina will air on ESPN beginning at 2:00 pm ET from Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, FL. The Odds: The East...
Via Tireball.com
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl matchup: Ohio-East Carolina

Ohio University is headed to the Beef `O' Brady's Bowl to face East Carolina of Conference USA. It's the second straight season that the Mid-American Conference will be represented in the pre-Christmas game held at Tropicana Field, home of baseball's Tampa Bay Rays. Ball State made the trip last December, receiving the bid when the Big East was unable to fulfill...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Scouting Report: Ohio Bobcats Tyler Tettleton, Mario Dovell, Donte Foster

      The NFL Draft is building even if you don't realize it. On staff for the Texas vs. The Nation All-Star game in Allen, TX to help in player evaluation and my internship over the summer with the Toronto Argonauts and their Director of Player Personnel Ted Gouveia, speaks volumes on my behalf of my own track record in regards to player evaluation.   NFL Scouting Ohio...
Via College2Pro.com
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kent State defensive lineman leaps over defender, scores TD on fake punt (video)

To hear that a 260-pound defensive lineman exhibited supreme athletic ability by jumping over a would-be tackler en route to a touchdown on a fake punt is one thing, but to see it really drives the point home. During Tuesday night’s match-up between the Kent State Golden Flashes and Ohio Bobcats, the Golden Flashes, already […]The post Kent State defensive lineman leaps over...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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