OHIO RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 Associated Press
1 day ago  |  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 Associated Press
4 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
15 days ago  |  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...
Via Yardbarker
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

Stone molding falls off Ohio University stadium; fix planned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio University is working on repairs to its stadium after an 8-inch-thick piece of stone molding fell from the building's exterior onto a sidewalk. The university has removed other similar moldings, and work is underway to stabilize the brick wall before the team's home opener Sept. 3. No one was hurt when the 2 +-by-4-foot piece fell from Peden Stadium's...
Via Associated Press
August 17, 2016  |  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

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

Saul Phillips Leaves NDSU For Ohio

Ohio University has hired Saul Phillips as their next head coach. Phillips just completed his seventh season at North Dakota State. Phillips is replacing Jim Christian, who left Ohio last week for the Boston College job.
Via RealGM
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio U hires North Dakota St's Phillips as coach

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Ohio University has hired North Dakota State's Saul Phillips as its men's basketball coach.
Via FOXSports.com
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

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 the league's bowl...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 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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