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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.

Sunday, January 11,2015
Sports NEWS

Bobcats sputter through start of conference play

Phillips will ‘age like a president’ if struggles continue

By Matt Lardner
After an uninspiring 10-point loss in their MAC opener against Northern Illinois, the Ohio Bobcat men went on the road Saturday attempting to rectify a shaky start to conference play against Bowling Green.
Saturday, January 10,2015
Sports NEWS

Falcons throttle Bobcat men in ugly road loss

’Cats start MAC play 0-2 at receiving end of 69-54 thrashing

By Matt Lardner
In the Ohio men's first MAC game on the road this season, Bowling Green took advantage of a slumping offense with a commanding 69-54 victory in a game in which the Bobcats never led.
Wednesday, January 7,2015
Sports NEWS

Ohio men can't correct poor shooting in loss to NIU

'Nail-on-the-chalkboard night' frustrates coach Phillips

By Matt Lardner
Against a Bobcat offense that settled for outside shots and failed to score effectively, Northern Illinois beat the Ohio men's basketball team in the Bobcats' MAC opener Wednesday night at the Convocation Center in Athens.
Wednesday, January 7,2015
Sports NEWS

Athens brings coach Phillips the comforts of home

Recruiting better in Athens – so is Ohio men’s record

By Matt Lardner
As the Ohio men's basketball team (5-6) moves into its conference slate, new coach Saul Phillips reflected on the advantages of Athens earlier this week (before Wednesday night's 70-60 loss to Northern Illinois).
Sunday, January 4,2015
Sports NEWS

Five keys for Bobcats in conference play

Ohio men open MAC schedule Wednesday against NIU

By Matt Lardner
The Ohio men's basketball team opens its MAC schedule Wednesday (a 7 p.m. tip at home against Northern Illinois) after having faced a tough slate through the first stretch of the season.
 
 
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