TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has signed former St. Bonaventure shooting guard Dominick Welch.
The Crimson Tide announced the signing Monday of the program's second transfer this offseason, joining former Ohio point guard Mark Sears.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Former Ohio point guard Mark Sears, who averaged nearly 20 points a game last season, has transferred to Alabama.
Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats announced the signing of Sears on Tuesday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coryon Mason had 20 points as Abilene Christian edged past Ohio 91-86 in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday night.
Airion Simmons had 18 points for Abilene Christian (25-10).
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mark Sears made a layup with four seconds remaining to lead Ohio to a 65-64 win over Rice in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Saturday night.
The Owls were unable to get off a shot on their next possession.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Malique Jacobs scored 19 points and Sincere Carry added 16, sending Kent State to its 14th straight win and into the championship of the Mid-American Conference tournament with a 67-61 victory over Ohio in the semifinals on Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Sears had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Jason Carter added 20 points and 18 rebounds as Ohio got past Ball State 77-67 in the Mid-American Conference tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Keshawn Williams had 15 points and nine rebounds as Northern Illinois narrowly defeated Ohio 58-57 on Friday night.
Trendon Hankerson had 15 points for Northern Illinois (9-21, 6-14 Mid-American Conference), which snapped its five-game losing streak.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Daeqwon Plowden and Matiss Kulackovskis scored 18 points apiece as Bowling Green narrowly beat Ohio 80-77 on Tuesday night.
Samari Curtis added 16 points and Trey Diggs had 13 points for Bowling Green (13-17, 6-13 Mid-American Conference), which broke its six-game losing streak.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ali Ali had 22 points as Akron defeated Ohio 91-83 on Friday night.
Greg Tribble had 17 points for Akron (19-9, 12-6 Mid-American Conference). Mikal Dawson added 15 points.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Giovanni Santiago came off the bench to score 14 points to carry Kent State to a 75-52 win over Ohio on Friday night, the Golden Flashes' eighth straight victory.
Malique Jacobs also had 14 points to go with nine rebounds for Kent State (17-9, 12-4 Mid-American Conference).
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ben Vander Plas had a career-high 30 points on 9-for-12 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds and Ohio defeated Miami (OH) 91-78 on Tuesday night.
Vander Plas also made 9 of 10 from the line and distributed six assists.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Sears scored 24 points and Ben Vander Plas scored 13 and Ohio held off St. Francis (PA) 78-75 on Saturday.
Ramiir Dixon-Conover made two foul shots with 11 seconds left to get the Red Flash within 76-75 and they called timeout.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tari Eason scored 20 points and Darius Days added a double-double to power LSU to a 66-51 victory over Ohio on Wednesday night.
LSU scored the first 14 points of the game and cruised with newly hired LSU coach Brian Kelly in attendance.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Sears registered 15 points and four assists as Ohio topped Cleveland State 67-56 in nonconference play on Saturday night.
Miles Brown had 10 points for the Bobcats (2-0), while Ben Vander Plas grabbed nine rebounds to go with nine points.