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.
Ohio seeks revenge on Miami
Miami (15-15, 7-10) vs. Ohio (13-16, 5-12)
Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ohio seeks revenge on Miami after dropping the first matchup in Oxford. The...
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),...
Akron looks for home win vs Ohio
Ohio (12-15, 4-11) vs. Akron (15-13, 7-8)
James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Akron looks for its fifth straight win over Ohio at James A. Rhodes...
Carter carries Ohio over Bowling Green 92-87 in OT
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Teyvion Kirk's drive tied the game in regulation and his follow shot gave Ohio the lead for good in overtime as the Bobcats defeated Bowling Green 92-87 on Friday...
Ohio looks to end streak vs BG
Bowling Green (19-7, 11-2) vs. Ohio (11-14, 3-10)
Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio; Friday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bowling Green looks to extend Ohio's conference losing streak to...
Roundtree scores 22 to lead Cent. Michigan past Ohio 87-80
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree had 22 points as Central Michigan defeated Ohio 87-80 on Saturday.
Roundtree shot 10 for 11 from the line.
Larry Austin Jr. had 19 points and eight rebounds for Central Michigan (17-8, 6-6 Mid-American Conference). David DiLeo added 18 points. Kevin McKay had 14 points and eight rebounds for the hosts.
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.
Bowman scores 23 to carry Miami (Ohio) past Ohio 79-59
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Bam Bowman had a career-high 23 points plus 12 rebounds as Miami (Ohio) romped past Ohio 79-59 on Saturday.
Darrian Ringo had 14 points for Miami (Ohio) (13-11, 5-6 Mid-American Conference). Nike Sibande added 13 points and seven rebounds. Jalen Adaway had 10 points and six rebounds for the home team.
Teyvion Kirk had 18 points, six rebounds and five steals for the Bobcats (11-11, 3-7). Jason Carter added 16 points. Ben Vander Plas had 12 points.
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.
Carter, Block lead Ohio’s 2nd-half rally in 78-74 victory
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter scored all 16 points in the second half and Gavin Block 13 of his 15 to rally Ohio to a 78-74 victory over Ball State on Saturday.
Carter missed both of his first-half shots but scored the Bobcats' first 10 points of the second half and added another bucket in the 15-4 run that erased Ball State's 37-30 halftime lead.
Block scores 16 to lead Ohio past Western Michigan 81-76
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Gavin Block scored 16 points with five 3-pointers as Ohio beat Western Michigan 81-76 on Tuesday night.
Jason Carter had 14 points and seven rebounds for Ohio (10-8, 2-4 Mid-American Conference). James Gollon added 13 points, Teyvion Kirk 11 and freshman Jason Preston had a career-high nine assists. The Bobcats used 22 assists on 28 field goals.
Ohio trailed by as many as 14 points early in the game.
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.
Bowling Green wins sixth straight, beats Ohio 82-63
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to help Bowling Green beat Ohio 82-63 on Tuesday night for its sixth straight win.
The Falcons (10-5, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) improved to 8-0 at home and matched its best winning streak under coach Michael Huger in his fourth season.
Michael Laster added 15 points for Bowling Green. Dylan Frye and Antwon Lillard chipped in with 13 points and Jeffrey Uju scored 10.
James scores 20, NIU beats Ohio in overtime MAC opener
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Lacey James scored 20 points, including the tiebreaking free throws in overtime, and Northern Illinois beat Ohio 72-66 on Saturday in a Mid-American Conference opener.
James was fouled on a putback — he finished with 14 rebounds — and made two free throws for a 68-66 lead and added two more with 48 seconds left. He missed a pair seconds later but the Huskies retained possession and Levi Bradley added the final points at the line.
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.
Carter’s 25 helps Ohio race past Marshall 101-84
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter matched his career-high with 25 points and added 12 rebounds, two assists and two steals, leading Ohio to a 101-84 win over Marshall on Saturday.
Gavin Block, who was 6 of 7 from 3-point range, and freshman Ben Vander Plas added 18 points apiece off the bench for the Bobcats (5-2). Teyvion Kirk had 17.
Jon Elmore had 26 points and C.J. Burks 22 for the Thundering Herd (5-2).
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.
Carter and Kirk lead Ohio past Austin Peay 85-82 in OT
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter scored 25 points with 10 rebounds and Teyvion Kirk had 24 points and 10 boards and Ohio beat Austin Peay 85-82 in overtime on Saturday.
The Bobcats trailed 82-77 with 1:46 left in overtime when Austin Peay stalled, allowing two free throws each by Kirk and Gavin Block and a layup by Carter to give Ohio (2-2) the lead for good.
Block finished with 11 points and Antonio Cowart Jr. had 10 points with six rebounds.
Carter, Kirk lead Ohio past NAIA-member Wilberforce, 97-61
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter and Teyvion Kirk each scored 17 and Ben Vander Plas added another 16 as Ohio cruised past NAIA-member Wilberforce, 97-61 in a season opener on Wednesday night.
Carter returned to the lineup after missing all but three games a year ago due to injury while Kirk led the Bobcats in scoring and was named to the Mid-American Conference All-Freshman team.
Ohio jumped out to an 11-0 lead while holding Wilberforce scoreless over the first five minutes.
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.
Saturday’s state basketball: Wilder leads WMU in win
Kalamazoo — Thomas Wilder scored 19 points and Western Michigan defeated Ohio 69-60 on Saturday.
Wilder scores 19 in Western Michigan’s 69-60 win over Ohio
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 19 points and Western Michigan defeated Ohio 69-60 on Saturday.
Reggie Jones added 13 points and Brandon Johnson 10 for the Broncos (15-10, 7-5 Mid-American Conference), who made only 13 of 21 free throws but were enough to help beat the Bobcats, who were 5 of 9. Western Michigan has won four of its last five games.
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.
Buffalo beats Ohio 73-66, remains unbeaten in MAC
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Perkins scored 20 points, Ikenna Smart and Jeremy Harris posted double-doubles and Buffalo remained unbeaten in the Mid-American Conference with a 73-66 win over Ohio on Friday night, the Bulls' ninth straight victory.
Perkins reached 1,004 career points, Smart had 10 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and Harris 17 points and 10 boards for the Bulls (16-5, 8-0), who have won eight consecutive conference games for the first time since 2011-12.
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.
Moses, Persons fuel Ball State comeback over Ohio, 75-68
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Trey Moses and Tayler Persons each scored 16 points and Ball State used a big second-half run to take the lead and post a 75-68 win over Ohio in a Mid-America Conference battle Tuesday night.
James Gollon drilled 3-pointer as time expired to send Ohio into intermission with a 31-29 lead and the Bobcats opened the second half on a 6-0 run.
Laster scores 31, Ohio tops Northern Illinois 78-68
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Mike Laster had five 3-pointers and 31 points, both career highs, and Ohio used a fast start to roll to a 76-61 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday.
Teyvion Kirk added 16 points for the Bobcats (8-6, 1-1 Mid-American Conference), who led 36-22 at the half after shooting 52 percent while the Huskies were at 29 percent.
Laster scored the first four points of the game, Kirk had the next four and a 3-pointer by Jordan Dartis had Ohio up 27-10 with 8:07 left in the first half.
Ohio beats NAIA Northwestern Ohio 65-58
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Mickle scored 15, Teyvion Kirk had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and Ohio beat NAIA Northwestern Ohio 65-58 on Friday night.
Mike Laster added 12 points for the Bobcats (7-5), who led the entire way in their final nonconference game before starting Mid-American Conference play.
Nathan Bradley had 13 points, Willis Mackey, Jr. scored 11 and Corbin Pierce added 10 for the Racers.
Ohio pulls away in 2nd half, beats Prairie View A&M 84-65
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Dartis scored 23 points and Ohio pulled away early in the second half to beat Prairie View A&M 84-65 on Wednesday night.
James Gollon added a career-best 17 points for Ohio (6-5), which shot 25 of 55 from the field and made 10 3-pointers. Kevin Mickle, Gavin Block, and Teyvion Kirk each had 14 points. Kirk finished with a career-high seven assists.
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).
Laster, Kirk score 20; Ohio beats Mount St. Mary’s, 96-77
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Mike Laster and Teyvion Kirk each scored 20 points and Ohio cruised past Mount St. Mary's, 96-77 in a nonconference game Friday night.
The Bobcats won one of three games at the Charleston Classic, losing to Clemson and Dayton before battling back from an 18-point deficit to beat Indiana State in quadruple overtime to take seventh place.