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Ohio guard Cece Hooks (No. 1) leaps for a basket in a match against Kent State at the Convo on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The Bobcats will prevail with a winning score of 63-57.

Women's Basketball: How to watch Ohio vs. Kent State

Ohio will play its second straight home game Wednesday as it welcomes Kent State to The Convo. The Bobcats (9-5, 7-4 Mid-American Conference) are on one of their best stretches of the season with four wins in the last five games. Kent State (5-2, 4-0 MAC) is itching for a chance to play after having its last five games postponed. The Golden Flashes haven’t taken the court for a game since Jan. 9.

The teams have played once already this year in December. Kent State took a four-point win despite giving up 29 points to Erica Johnson and 23 to CeCe Hooks. Much has changed since the last meeting. Ohio is banged up and battle-tested, while Kent State will be well-rested and perhaps rusty.


Opponent: Kent State Golden Flashes (5-2, 4-0 MAC)

Time: 6 p.m.

Place: The Convo

How to watch: ESPN+

How to listen: TuneIn


Head Coach: Todd Starkey (fifth season)

Probable Starters

04 Nila Blackford

05 Mariah Modkins

14 Katie Shumate

20 Clare Kelly

44 Linsey Thall


The home team has typically dominated the game between these two teams. Ohio is 22-18 in The Convo against the Golden Flashes but just 13-32 on the road. The Bobcats have won the last three games at home but have lost the last two games overall. Before March of last season, Ohio had won five in a row.


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