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Tuesday, January 27,2015
Sports NEWS

Bobcat men shoot blanks in quest for a win streak

36-point blowout Ohio's worst loss of year

By Matt Lardner
Just when the Bobcat men looked as if they could put up a fight in the Mid-American Conference during this season of transition, Ohio produced a clunker in that state to the North. Visiting Easter
Sunday, January 25,2015
Sports NEWS

Ohio men’s 2nd win sparks controversy over fist pump

Monster game, winning jam from Ndour both reasons for excitement

By Matt Lardner
After a trying 0-4 start to the Ohio men's Mid-American Conference season, the biggest thing coach Saul Phillips has to worry about this week is a fist pump.
Saturday, January 24,2015
Sports NEWS

Ndour's buzzer-beating slam helps 'Cats beat Buffalo

Forward scored 29, 10 of Ohio's final 11 in 63-61 win

By Matt Lardner

In a high-intensity game from start to finish, Maurice Ndour shouldered the load. A game-winning Ndour slam dunk gave Ohio (7-10, 2-4 MAC) a 63-61 win against Buffalo (12-6, 3-3 MAC) Saturday in the Bobcats' first nail-biter since a November loss to Belmont.

Wednesday, January 21,2015
Sports NEWS

Bobcat offense sizzles in first MAC win of season

Bean Willis, Stevie Taylor combine for 45 as team snaps slump

By Matt Lardner
Bean Willis was lights out in Muncie as the Bobcat men earned their first MAC win and first win on the road this season, beating Ball State 82-73.
Wednesday, January 21,2015
Sports NEWS

Urban Meyer pays a visit

Ohio State coach visits QB recruit's home in The Plains

By Matt Lardner
Less than 72 hours after winning the national college football championship, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer sat at an Athens area dining-room table.
Sunday, January 18,2015
Sports NEWS

Ohio men puzzle over shortcomings after 4th straight loss

Bobcats haven’t won on the road or in the MAC

By Matt Lardner
It's like a second-hand puzzle: Some pieces may be there, sections and spurts may look pretty and reveal a pleasing portion of a picture, and it might feel like progress - but it's frustrating to realize pieces are missing and the image cannot be perfect.
Saturday, January 17,2015
Sports NEWS

Ohio men suffer fourth consecutive loss, 69-59, at Kent

Garbage-time comeback tempers ugly overall game

By Matt Lardner
The Ohio men's basketball team's frustrating start in what's shaping up as a tough transitional year with a new coach continued with a suffocating loss Saturday night at Kent State.
Wednesday, January 14,2015
Sports NEWS

Foul trouble keeps 'Cats grounded in loss to Rockets

Forwards Ndour, Campbell, Setty struggle to stay in game

By Matt Lardner
The only player who could stop Ohio's Maurice Ndour Wednesday night was himself – but foul trouble proved to be the best defense against the Senegal native. The Ohio men (5-9, 0-3 MAC) lost to Toledo in the Bobcats' best conference game so far this season.
Wednesday, January 14,2015
Sports NEWS

‘Cats creative in assembling talent from all over

Diverse team relies on transfers, seeks student support

By Matt Lardner
After Saul Phillips was announced as the Ohio men's basketball coach on April 6, he had less than two months to put together a productive recruiting class to join an already-young team.
Wednesday, January 14,2015
Sports NEWS

I’m both a Buckeye and a Bobcat, so sue me

By Paul Meara

That's right. You read the headline correctly. I'm a Buckeye and a Bobcat and proud to be both.

Monday night, as I watched the final victorious seconds tick away on what would ultimately be Ohio State football's sixth outright national championship, one thought came across my head: thank God I'm not in Athens right now.

 
 
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