German scores 23 to lead N. Illinois past Ohio 80-61
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German had 23 points as Northern Illinois topped Ohio 80-61 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tourney on Monday night.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter had a career-high 26 points as Ohio topped Miami (Ohio) 66-57 on Friday night.
Vander Plas scores 20 to lift Ohio past Akron 73-49
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ben Vander Plas had 20 points as Ohio romped past Akron 73-49 on Saturday.
Doug Taylor had 14 points and seven rebounds for Ohio (13-15, 5-11 Mid-American Conference),...
Walker scores 23 to carry Kent St. past Ohio 78-73
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 23 points as Kent State narrowly beat Ohio 78-73 on Tuesday night.
Antonio Williams had 15 points and six rebounds for Kent State (20-8, 9-6 Mid-American...
Thompson IV leads Eastern Michigan past Ohio 66-57
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — James Thompson IV tallied 18 points and 15 rebounds to lead Eastern Michigan to a 66-57 win over Ohio on Tuesday night.
Elijah Minnie had 19 points for Eastern Michigan (11-13, 5-6 Mid-American Conference). Paul Jackson added 10 points and seven assists.
Jason Carter had 18 points for the Bobcats (11-12, 3-8), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Teyvion Kirk added 18 points and six rebounds. Doug Taylor had three blocks.
Thorpe with 20 points leads NIU over Ohio 71-60
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Dante Thorpe scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3 that sparked a game-deciding 15-4 run, and Northern Illinois beat Ohio 71-60 on Tuesday night for coach Mark Montgomery's 100th career win.
Eugene German scored 15 and dished six assists and Levi Bradley added 14 points with six rebounds for the Huskies (12-9, 5-3 Mid-American Conference), who scored 12 points on 13 forced turnovers and held an 18-3 advantage on fast-break points.
Ohio beats Ball State 70-52 for first conference win
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Teyvion Kirk scored 19 points with nine rebounds and Ohio used a big first half to beat Ball State 70-52 on Saturday for its first Mid-American Conference win this season.
Jason Carter added 13 points with nine boards and Doug Taylor scored 11. Jason Preston dished out eight assists.
Tayler Persons scored 16 points and K.J. Walton and Zach Gunn had 10 each with Trey Moses pulling down 13 rebounds.
Jason Carter and Teyvion Kirk lead Ohio over Radford 78-69
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter scored 19 points and Teyvion Kirk scored 17 to lead Ohio to a 78-69 victory over Radford on Saturday.
Doug Taylor grabbed 16 rebounds for the Bobcats (6-3) and Ben Vander Plas scored 14 points.
Four players scored in double figures for the Highlanders (6-3). Carlik Jones had 16 points and six assists, Caleb Tanner also had 16 points, Travis Fields scored 14 and Devin Hutchinson added 10.
Ohio pulls away from Iona in the 2nd half for an 89-65 win
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter scored 20 points and Teyvion Kirk and Ben Vander Plas each added another 18 as Ohio ran away from Iona in the second half to post an 89-65 victory on Tuesday night.
The victory is Ohio's first in the three-game history of the series.
Tajuan Agee got to the basket for a layup with 7:51 left in the first half to put the Gaels up by three, 27-24, but Ohio (4-2) answered with eight straight points to take a 34-27 lead and held a 43-37 lead at intermission.
Ohio rallies to beat Miami (OH) 75-66 in finale
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Mike Laster scored 22 points, Jordan Dartis added 21 points with five 3-pointers, and Ohio rallied to beat rival Miami (OH) 75-66 on Friday in the Mid-American Conference East Division finale for both teams.
The Bobcats (14-16, 7-11) entered 10th of 12 MAC teams and can be seeded no higher than ninth and no lower than 11th in next week's tournament. They play a first-round game on the road Monday.
Kirk, Laster lead Ohio to 75-59 victory over Bowing Green
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Teyvion Kirk and Mike Laster had 16 points apiece as Ohio took an early lead and dominated Bowling Green 75-59 on Tuesday night in preparation for the Mid-American Conference Tournament that begins next week.
Dartis sparks Ohio to 88-76 win over Kent State
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Dartis sank half of his 10 3-point attempts and scored 20 to lead six players in double figures and Ohio won back-to-back Mid-American Conference games for the first time this season with an 88-76 victory over Kent State on Tuesday night.
Ohio edges Miami (OH) 92-87 in overtime
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Dartis scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, to lift Ohio past Miami (OH) for a 92-87 win Saturday.
Dartis scores career-high 38 as Ohio thumps Akron 99-75
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Dartis scored 26 of his career-high 38 points in the first half as Ohio sprinted to an early lead and coasted to a 99-75 win over Akron to halt a four-game skid in Mid-American Conference action on Tuesday night.
Dartis also hit a career-best 10 of 15 from long range, making 13 of 20 from the field. Gavin Block added 14 points and Teyvion Kirk scored 13 with seven rebounds, three assists and two steals for Ohio (10-13, 3-8). Doug Taylor had five blocks.
Ivey helps Akron hold off Ohio 71-68
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jimond Ivey scored 11 of his 17 points in the final six minutes and Akron held off Ohio 71-68 on Tuesday night.
Ivey added six rebounds and four assists on an emotional night for the Zips, who ditched the traditional white home jerseys and wore purple in honor of pancreatic cancer awareness. The players all sported Peters on the backs of their jerseys in honor of Dan Peters, the Zips' director of basketball operations who succumbed to the disease in 2014.
Toledo thrashes Ohio 91-57 for 4th straight MAC victory
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Tre'Shaun Fletcher had 18 points and Nate Navigato and Jaelan Sanford added 16 apiece as Toledo extended its winning streak to a season-best four games by thrashing Ohio 91-57 on Tuesday night.
Toledo (12-6, 4-1 Mid-American Conference) has won seven of the last eight games.
Laster leads Ohio past Coppin State 80-37
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Mike Laster scored 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting and Doug Taylor helped Ohio dominate the boards with 10 rebounds in an 80-37 victory over winless Coppin State on Friday night.
Kevin Mickle added 15 points and five rebounds, James Gollon scored 11 with eight boards and Teyvion Kirk finished with nine points, eight rebounds and two steals for Ohio (4-3).
Kirk has 16 in debut, Ohio tops Alabama A&M 61-53
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Treyvion Kirk scored 16 points in his debut with Ohio, leading the Bobcats to a 61-53 victory over Alabama A&M in the season opener Saturday.
The true freshman hit 6 of 11 from the field and was 4 of 6 from the free throw line while grabbing four rebounds and dishing a pair of assists.
Ohio is now 6-0 all-time against teams from the Southwestern Conference.